The folding knife is an integral part of western world, created by the Romans, it was truly used during the XVII th century. Before that, people used fixed blade knives. Because of the fashion, pockets are used on the clothes, this is why folding knives use increased.
A slip joint knife consists of a handle with one folding blade, this balde is held on position by a backspring. We made laguiole slipjoint knife, a traditional knid of laguiole knife.
This is your safety, to close the knife, just press the back lock and the blade will folds smoothly. Please, see our different ranges of Laguiole knife with lock-back system.