Forge de Laguiole

Forge de Laguiole Carvé Classic 12 cm Juniper Handle - Satin

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The Carvé series offers a hand-carved bee and spring without the higher cost usually associated with such knives. Each one has been crafted with pride by a single master cutler, ensuring that each masterpiece is unique to its craftsman's work ethic!

Handmade in the village of Laguiole, this knife features a forged bee and a forged T12 steel blade. The traditional Laguiole shepherd's cross is located on the left side of the handle.

This size Laguiole knife is also considered a folding steak knife; its open length is 8. 3/4" vs. ~9" for a standard steak knife. Why use such a knife at the dinner table or your favorite steak house? Check out our article (new tab) for the surprising answer.

The Forge de Laguiole workshop is located in the tiny village of Laguiole, France - Pop. 1300 - where the famous knife first appeared in the early 1800s. Today, Forge de Laguiole represents the pinnacle of quality in the Laguiole cutlery business. Their reputation for integrity, ethics, and innovative designs has made these small 100 employees company the "Must Have" Laguiole luxury brand.

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Forge de Laguiole pocket knives are shipped same business day from Florida when ordered by 2 PM Eastern time. UPS delivery can be expected in 1 to 3 business days depending on destination. International shipping options are available at checkout.

The ultra-modern Forge de Laguiole workshop was created by French designer
Philippe Starck and feature an 18 meters (58 feet) gleaming blade
soaring into the sky above Laguiole.
Forge de laguiole shop designed by French designer Philippe Starck

* We provide free U.S. base warranty and repair support for Forge de Laguiole items purchased from one of our U.S retailers or Laguiole-Imports.com.
Forge de Laguiole items purchased overseas or from an unauthorized retail channel will need to be shipped to France and back to the U.S. at the owner's expanse. The original retail channel will need to be contacted for assistance.

  • Closed length: 4.75" (12.06 cm)
  • Open length: 8.75" (22.23 cm)
  • Spring & Bee: Hand-carved one piece forged spring top
  • Blade: 4" (10.6 cm) - 3 mm thick made of forged T12 alloy.
  • Weight: Approx. 85 grams (3 oz)
  • Bolsters & Liners: Forged T12 Steel 

Forging a knife blade at Forge de Laguiolea forge de laguiole blade in the forge.

Shop from over 100 French Made Leather Sheaths

Max Capdebarthes is a master leather craftsman located in the tiny (pop. 800) 12th-century village of Sauveterre de Rouergue in the southwest of France.

Each sheath is made from carefully selected genuine cowhide. Mr. Max Capdebarthes is considered by most knife manufacturers as the best leather craftsman in Europe, perhaps the world.
Many acclaimed cutlers, such as Forge de Laguiole, Fontenille Pataud and Chateau Laguiole contracts Max for their needs.