Laguiole Sport Classic Knife Poplar Burl

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Whether outdoorsman or a hunter, this big knife will handle most tasks, you throw at it. This knife features a look-back mechanism with Teflon washers making this big charismatic knife’s blade action operate smoothly and safely during opening and closing. This is a big knife; please consider its size before purchasing it. 

Consider this: This knife is handmade in Europe's capital of cutlery, "Thiers." The “Gilles®” Fontenille Pataud collection of knives are considered by many to be some of the best pocket knives money can buy. All Knives offered by Gilles are entirely made by a single craftsman from start to finish, ensuring ownership of the final piece. 100% Made in France

The sheath: The included full-grain leather sheath is made in France and features a metal snap closure and a 1.75" inches belt loop. Double stitching is found on all stress areas to provide years of use without stitch failure. This sheath is made of 1/8 inch thick ultra-soft cowhide full-grain leather.


Technical aspects: Smooth, easy opening & closing is provided by a Teflon-assisted lock back system. This knife also features a solid hardened blade stop to help prevent the blade's edge from contacting the spring's inner area.

Spring-top: Each unique spring top is individually created by hand, and its design is unique to the artisan that created it.

Handle Material: Tulip poplar burl (Liriodendron tulipifera) stabilized for added strength - This wood is not a threatened species. Harvested in France
Blade: 12C27 Swedish stainless steel, 3.5 mm thick, 56-57 Hrc.
Plates: 1.5 mm stainless.
Decorated forged Spring: 3.5 mm Z20c13  stainless - Hand chiseled
Lock-back system: 3.5 mm thick Z20c13 stainless steel
Blade Size: 9.75 cm (3.85")
Handle Size: 12.70 cm (5"), including back lock release
Open Size: 22.5 cm (8.85 ") 
Weight: ~ 190 grams (6.7 oz.)

What's Included: Knife - Sheath W/Steel - Warranty & Repair Support - Numbered Certificate From The Manufacturer

We recommend the use of Tuf-Glide Oil-Free Lubricant 1/4 oz Pen.
Periodically place a couple of drops of lubricant on the axle of all moving parts. More details here - $8.95