The capuchadou was made by local toolmakers and described by 19 century scientist Armand-Alexis Monteil as having afixed bladeé witha very short handleé and oftencarried in a pants pocket.é They were used for everything; from cutting wood to cutting bread. As a souvenir to those days and to pay homage to the region, Forge de Laguiole has created two variations of the capuchadou.
In reality, the story begins with a request by the famous French chefs Michel Bras and his son Sebastian. They wanted something different, a knife that carries within a spirit of the region.
The Forge de Laguiole cutler Andre BRAS responded immediately with a capuchadou, but one that is inspired by the 21st century.That is how the capuchadou of Andre et Michel BRAS was made and designed especially for one of the most famous chefs France as to offer. This model features solid ash handle ( dishwasher safe), a matte T12 forged stainless steel handle and a solid brass ring.
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. 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 outsource any suppliers outside of France. Certificate of Authenticity and black gift box are both included with each knife. View the Laguiole workshop here
Construction:Full tang T12 stainless steel blade
Bolster: Brass Ring
Blade:Mirror polished T12 steel.Produced exclusively for Forge de Laguiole, T12 steel combines durability, rust resistance and ease of sharpening. Forge de Laguioleés unique methods of forging, combined with tempering, give this knife a perfect cutting edge. The T12 steel comes from the Isí_í‰re region of France.
Packaging:This knife set comes with a gift / storage box, certificate of authenticity and a signature gift bag.
Product SKU:T4 BRASC FRD
Size: 9 inches - Weight: 2.5 oz - 72 g
Forge de Laguiole offers a lifetime warranty against manufacturer defects.Corkscrew 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 heldresponsible for any issuesarising from a warranty claim.
Forge de Laguiolefolding knives are made of stainless steel, this type of metal does not require any maintenance. This knife set is dishwasher safe. However, we recommend to wash the knife by hand when possible.
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.
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