We take great pride in our work. Our knives are handcrafted in France. Each knife is crafted by a small team of men and women. These artisans have earned their degree from the oldest cutlery school in France.
with lock back system
a specialty of Fontenille Pataud
A truly exceptional corkscrew, skillfully crafted by French knife maker in the artisan tradition
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All our knives are handmade in our workshop in France
Since the 1920s, Fontenille-Pataud has made fine cutlery its core business
The quality of our manufacturing enables us to give you a lifetime manufacturer's guarantee
Fontenille Pataud is a small family business located in Thiers, in the beautiful Auvergne region in France. Thiers is world famous for its manufactures of knives and cutlery. The company is a manufacturer of high quality French pocket knives.
, Laguiole steak knives and cutlery are some of the finest products range made in Fontenille Pataud premises. Discover our ranges of
Sport, Laguiole Gentleman, Laguiole Nature, Laguiole Traditionnal, Laguiole with corkscrew,
® knife, Corsican knives, French folding knives and Laguiole Tableware. Despite the Laguiole range is known as a traditional french folder, we proudly introduce to the market creation and innovation : most of our Laguiole bee knives feature a secure locking blade and are easy to open and fold. We are not only expert in Laguiole knives but also in exportation and manufacture of other french folding knives : Le Thiers ®, Vendetta knife (and other Corsican knives), Yssingeaux, Saint-Bernard, Basque knives. We sell on line our high end Laguiole pocket and steak knives since 1998.