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Forge de Laguiole factory was founded in 1987. This was the re-birth of making laguiole pattern knives in the city where they originated, but where they had languished for most of the 20th century. Honoring their venerated heritage, Forge de Laguiole crafts their edged creations using traditional techniques and materials in pursuit of the cutler’s art. They make the finest quality laguiole today and the only laguiole made in Laguiole, France. The early blacksmiths of Laguiole called the original knife the “capuchadou”, a multitool knife used by peasants of the Aubrac plateau. The blade of the knife was pointed and the handle made from oak or boxwood. The first folding knife produced in Laguiole in the 1820’s was the Laguiole Droit, the straight Laguiole, a knife without a decorated bee and with a forced notch. As time went by, an awl in response to the needs of shepherds and livestock…

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