Issoire shepherd's knife & awl Real bone - IOS
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Handmade in France by Fontenille Pataud
Our choice is quality over quantity. We want -and are- proud of the knives we sell.
Leather pouch made in France included
The pouch is an artisan product too, hand made in France.
"ISSOIRE" shepherd's knife: Discover the Laguiole ancestor with its old fashionned "bee" spring !
The Issoire knife proivides a awl used by wine merchants to unclog barrels bungs.
In the Fontenille Pataud workshop, our craftsmen traditionally handmade outstanding knives for several generations, as usual in the city of Thiers. Each one of our knifemakers hopes to create especially for you a sustainable product that will become your every day to carry.
We are proud to say that our knives are handed down and offered from generation to generation, such as our high-end French folding. Much more than knives, they are true life partners.
"ISSOIRE" shepherd's knife: Discover the Laguiole ancestor with its old fashionned "bee" spring!
Handle: real cow bone (authentic knife style), 5 mm slabs, hand decorated with stainless pins diam 0.8 mm (as it was done for ancient Laguiole knives).
Blade: 12C27 Stainless steel, 3 mm thick. Hardness: 56-57 Hrc.
Size and weight: 11.5 cm folded, 21 cm open, approx 110 grams.
Awl, Plates & bolsters: made from solid stainless steel. The spike was formerly used by shepherds for sheep cholics.
Spring & Mechanism: Fully forged, with a "fly - bee" basic system (see picture from the top). Chased, inside polished, made from Stainless steel. This strong shepherd's knife replica goes with its traditional mechanism: the knife has no bladestop, therefore it must be folded gently with both hands.
Included: genuine leather pouch.
My Laguiole arrived today and it is a real work of art, which I will treasure and eventually pass down to my son (not too soon I hope) One day I hope I will be in a position to buy a Damascus version.Phil K. (UK)
Hello,Merci, Knife arrived yesterday, excellent finish to knife, very pleased with lettering.Tjalling V. (Netherlands)
The Chamois that I ordered for my son came last week and it is beautiful. He is thrilled with it and I know will treasure it for the rest of his life.Alex D. (USA)
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Fontenille Pataud was founded in 1929 and quickly became recognized as a manufacturer of high-end knives.