This is why we don’t do aerobics in a room full of knives.

Norwegian artist Jan Hakon Erichsen, 41, who is known for creating sadistic-looking knife sculptures, suffered a cut tendon and nerve and needed 25 stitches after he fell on one of his creations while doing a workout in his windowsill.

“I’m definitely going to rethink how I handle knives in the future, and maybe not make knife art at all,” Erichsen said in a message to The Post after his spiky slip-up.

Erichsen took full responsibility for the gruesome injury, tweeting out the whole scenario with photos of his wrapped-up injury.

“So it turns out I’m an idiot,” wrote Erichsen on Twitter Thursday morning after his run-in with his wall of blades.

He went on to detail how, with his knife sculpture sitting in his window, he recorded one of his “furniture aerobics videos.” “It doesn’t take much fantasy to imagine what could have happened,” the performance artist-cum-stuntman wrote.

“Needless to say I fell, and I fell onto my knife sculpture . . . because I’m an idiot who leaves life-threatening items standing around,” he wrote.

He felt especially bashful given the business of hospitals treating coronavirus patients.

“The irony is of course that I haven’t used knives in my vids in ages, because I didn’t want to have an accident during a pandemic.”

This isn’t Erichsen’s first foray into risky physics: A video on his YouTube channel called “Chaos is a ladder” shows him climbing a ladder littered with slippery banana peels. His most popular clip, with 8,900 views, shows him popping balloons hanging from the ceiling with knives, and balancing a board of blades on his back.

Perhaps Erichsen, who also sustained “two minor cuts to [his chin],” was inspired by Justin Bieber’s “floor is lava”-style video, which the singer posted on TikTok four days ago.

“I’m going to do safer things for a while now,” Erichsen tells The Post.





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