Fontenille Pataud

Mushroom - Garden Knife Olive Wood Handle

Originally designed to be a Mushroom knife this tool serves as an outstanding garden knife as well. The absence of bolsters makes a knife that is light and agile.  

This knife also features a solid hardened blade stop to help prevent the blade's edge from making contact with the inner area of the spring. 100% Made in France

Handle Material: Olive wood (Olea europaea) harvested in France or Italy.
Blade: 440 stainless steel, 3 mm thick, 58-59 Hrc.
Plates: 1.2 mm brass
Decorated Spring: 3 mm Z20 stainless steel - Hand file work
Blade Size: 6.6 cm (2.60")
Handle Size: 10.6 cm (4.17") including back lock release
Open Size: 17.2 cm (6.77") open
Weight: ~ 80 grams (2.8 oz.)

Consider this: This knife was entirely 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 pride of ownership of the final piece.

What's Included: Pocket knife - Leather Sheath - Numbered Certificate - Warranty & Repair Support 

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

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.