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Laguiole Fontenille-Pataud bruyère 12cm

Code: Lag.Font.Br.12
Function: knife
Color: beige
Material: Forged Stainless Steel
Attributes: 12cm blade
Manufacturer : Fontenille-Pataud
Length: N/A
Width: N/A

Product Details:

Fontenille-Pataud was founded in 1924. It quickly became recognized as a manufacturer of high-end table knives. They were admired and revered for their expertise and use of ivory, horn and other fine wood.As a testimony to their craft, some of these knives are permanently on display at the French knife museum in Thiers, France. This tradition of quality and beauty continued through the years, including management and ownership changes. Gilles Steinberg acquired Fontenille-Pataud in 1994. The sale was more than simple business. The previous owner, Mr. Bargoin, selected Gilles to continue the Fontenille-Pataud business. He was confident that Gilles, with his hard work ethic and his passion for tradition would be well suited to use his youthful skills to bring the company into the quickly changing marketplace.

Handle : Briar wood

Blade : Swedish Stainless 12c27 Sandvik steel, 3 mm thick . Hardness : 56-57 Hrc. We also offer a 60Hrc hardenned special RWL34 swedish powder stainless steel for those who love knives with a longer sharp edge.

Weight & Size : 12cm folded, 21.5 cm open, approx.90 g.

Spring : The spring is made from a 3mm thick stainless steel Z20c13. A solid bladestop is provided on all of our springs : that shall keép. a long time the edge of the blade. The traditionnal bee is solid, and forged into the spring. The whole spring & bee are then hand chased with a file. This denotes artisan quality, unlike inexpensive mass market products that have welded springs and are machine decorated. These details create a unique Laguiole knife, making each knife one of a kind.

Plates & bolsters : 1,2 mm thick stainless steel with 2 solid bolsters. You can also choose brass (see options) at the same price

Assembling : traditional, hand made silvernickel rivets.

!As every model is a unique piece your knife might seem a little different from the picture!