Handmade in the village of Laguiole, France, the Forge de Laguiole are the only high-end Laguiole waiter-style corkscrews to feature the traditional shepherd's cross on most models. Additionally, each one of these incredibly efficient masterpieces is fully handmade by the same craftsman to ensure pride in the completed piece.
The Forge de Laguiole workshop is located in the village of Laguiole, France, where the Laguiole knife was invented in the early 1800's. Read more about Laguiole historyhere. You can become a Laguiole knife expert by learning the facts here. Unlike most French Laguiole manufacturers, Forge de Laguiole does not outsource any suppliers outside of France.
Included:Corkscrew - Gift Box - Black Leather Sheath - Certificate from manufacturer
Size:All Forge de Laguiole corkscrews have the same specifications. Overall length closed is 4.3/4 in / 12 cm. The 2.1/8" foil cutter doubles as a bottle opener. Weight:A round 3.10 oz / 88 grams. All Metal parts: S tainless steel Handle Material:100% American (USA) Cotton combined with PBA free resin to stabilizes hundreds of layers of dyed cotton fabric. The main advantage of this material, besides its incredible strength, is that the color is embedded within and therefore, will not fade.
Forge de Laguiole offers a lifetime warranty against manufacturer defects. An item will be replaced or repaired at the discretion of the *manufacturer. What is covered:Any product failure due to a manufacturer defect. Issues such as a bent screw or blade will be repaired but are not covered by the manufacturer warranty. We offer free warranty support ( click here for details). Please contact us with any warranty claims, do not send an item to France directly as it may not be handled correctly. *Disclaimer:The above warranty is offered by the manufacturer, not Laguiole Imports. Although we have never had issues with warranty claims from this manufacturer, Laguiole Imports cannot be held responsible for any issues arising from a warranty claim.
This Forge de Laguiole corkscrew is made of stainless steel, this type of metal does not require any maintenance. Please do not immerse your corkscrew 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 of drops of lubricant on the axle of all moving parts. We recommend the use of oil-free Sentry-Solutions-Tuf-Glide 1/4 oz Pen Applicator here.
Below is the approximate engraving location areas. Please take a look at our engraving portfolio here to see past examples of engravings.
Below are the available fonts. Please keep in mind that most cursive fonts do not look good in "all caps." If you desire an all caps engraving, please select a block font such as Roman, Century or Garamond. Click on a font's name to view the alphabet.
HOW MONOGRAMS ARE CREATED
Most personalized orders leave same or next day depending on order time. However, please allow up to 2 business days during the couple weeks preceding Christmas and Father's day. If you need reassurance, please call us at 860-245-2211 between 9 am & 5 pm 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 two 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 a customer. Thank you for your understanding.
*ORDERS ARE SHIPPED FREE IN ONE BUSINESS DAY OR LESS! * Engraved Orders Included!
TODAY'S ORDERS WITH ENGRAVINGS
SHIP & OUT THE DOOR *TODAY
TODAY'S ORDERS WITHOUT ENGRAVINGS
SHIP & OUT THE DOOR *TODAY
*If today is a business day - All orders placed over the weekend ship on Monday. Out the door = order is picked up by the carrier.
We offer FREE Priority Shipping on all orders over $39 (U.S. only).
In most cases, orders are delivered within 2 or 3 business days from ship date. International customers can expect to receive orders within 2 to 3 business days as well by selecting our FedEx International Priority option ($35 flat rate fee). Orders under $39 ship free via First Class mail and can take up to 5 business days to be delivered. Faster shipping options, such as overnight, are available during checkout. Please visit our fullshipping schedule page for more details.