Forge de Laguiole 12 cm Corkscrew Knife - Juniper Handle. This Laguiole knife is entirely hand made in the village of Laguiole and features: Forged T12 stainless blade, and forged brass bolster and liners. This piece also feature the traditional shepherd cross found on most high-end traditional Laguiole cutlery and a decorated spring top. Handmade in the village of Laguiole, France Forge de Laguiole knives are truly and by far of the highest quality offer in the market today. Additionally, each one of this master piece is fully handmade by the same craftsman to insure pride in the completed piece.
This is Laguiole Corkscrew knife, also called a Laguiole 2 piece:Here is a little history:The corkscrew was added to the Laguiole knife in the 1880s. This addition was the result of the sale of corked wine bottles in urban society, but also in response to the request by the people of Aveyron who had left to find work in the cafes of Paris. Cafe owners and waiters were to remain loyal to their traditions, and were proud to use their 2-piece knife in the capital.
Note: The Forge de Laguiole workshop is located in the village of Laguiole, France where the Laguiole knife was invented in the early 1800s. More about Laguiole knives's history here . Become a Laguiole knife expert by learning the facts here
Fact! Unlike most french Laguiole manufacturer Forge de Laguiole does not contract any suppliers outside of France.
What's included: Knife - Gift Box - Gift Bag - Certificate from manufacturer
Product SKU: 22121 IN GE SAT
- Size: 12 cm / 4: 5/8 in (closed) 21.7 cm / 8.5/8 in (open)
Weight: 3.2 oz - 91 g
Blade, Spring, Bee, Liners & Bolsters: Satin finish T12 steel. Produced exclusively for Forge de Laguiole, T12 steel combines durability, rust resistance and ease of sharpening. Forge de Laguiole's unique methods of forging, combined with tempering, give this knife a perfect cutting edge. The T12 steel comes from the Isere region of France.
Handle Material: Juniper - Please note: Actual handle color and pattern of the knife you receive may vary from stock photo.
Wood Origin: France
Product SKU: 22121 IN GE SAT
- Forge de Laguiole offers a lifetime warranty against manufacturer defects.Item will be replaced or repaired at the discretion of the *manufacturer. What is cover: Any product failure due to manufacturer defect. Issues like bent screw or blade will be repaired but are not cover by the manufacturer warranty. We offer free warranty support ( click here for details). Please contact us with any warranty claims, do not send item to France directly as it may not be handled correctly. * Disclaimer: The above warranty is offered by the manufacturer not Laguiole Imports. Laguiole Imports cannot be held responsible for any issues arising from a warranty claim.
- This Forge de Laguiole folding knives is made of T12 stainless steel, this type of metal does not require any maintenance. Please do not immerse your knife in water or place it in the dishwasher, doing so will be detrimental to the handle material and will void your warranty. Periodically place a couple drops of lubricant on the axle of all moving parts. We recommend the use ofoil free Sentry-Solutions-Tuf-Glide 1/4 oz Pen Applicator here.
- Below is the approximate blade location areas. Please take a look at our engraving portfolio here to see past examples of engravings .
Below are the fonts available. Please keep in mind that most cursive fonts do not look good in "all caps". If you desire all caps engraving please select a block font such as Roman, Century or Garamond. Click on a font's name to see the alphabet.
Most personalized orders leave same or next day depending on order time. However, please allow up to 2 business days during the couple of weeks preceding Christmas and Father's day. If you need reassurance please call us at 860-245-2211 between 9am & 5pm EST Monday through Friday and we will be able to provide you with a more accurate turnaround based on your particular needs. Please keep in mind that our engravers do not work Saturdays and Sundays EXCEPT during the 2 weeks preceding Christmas and Father's Day. Please visit our " Shipping Schedule" page if you are planning on using one of our EXPRESS shipping options.
Engraved items cannot be returned unless we made an obvious mistake such as location, font or spelling. Location areas are "approximate." Our engravers will place engravings in the most "tasteful & appropriate" way. Please let us know if you have special requests regarding the order of words, size etc. by calling us at 1-860-245-2211. We cannot accept returns on items that were not engraved the way you "assumed" they would be unless you provided us with specific & comprehensive instructions that we did not follow.
| Please review your engraving's spelling before checkout.Although we try to catch errors we cannot be held responsible for spelling mistakes, typos and incorrect location provided by customer. Thank you for your understanding.|