anatomy of a laguiole knife

The Cutler’s Workshop consists of several divisions in the creation of exceptional knives, thanks to its specialized assembly, forging, and woodworking workshops. Each Laguiole knife designed by Laguiole en Aubrac is a unique piece, reflecting a rich artisanal heritage and a passion for excellence.

Laguiole en Aubrac’s woodworking workshop stands out for its mastery in transforming raw materials such as wood, bone, horn, and mammoth ivory. The craftsmen carefully select the noblest parts of these materials to create distinctive and remarkably beautiful knives.

By forgoing the use of varnish on the handles, the Cutler’s Workshop emphasizes the preservation of the patina and the natural appearance of the materials. This approach highlights the authenticity and uniqueness of each knife, while ensuring impeccable durability and quality.

Each knife is the result of meticulous craftsmanship and a keen attention to detail, demonstrating the workshop’s commitment to creating truly unique pieces. Laguiole en Aubrac perpetuates the tradition and art of cutlery through these integrated trades within its company, offering Laguiole knife enthusiasts creations of exceptional quality and an inimitable style.

designing – The creative workshop

the manufactury


Classic Laguiole Knife

This series is undoubtedly the most famous: available in shiny or satin stainless steel, as well as brass. Options include a single blade or one accompanied by a corkscrew. This variety caters to different preferences and needs of Laguiole knife enthusiasts.

Welded or Forged Bee

The artisanal work on the bee reflects the creativity and expertise of knifemakers. The more elaborate the model, the higher the range it belongs to. This does not necessarily mean better quality but rather the uniqueness of each Laguiole knife.

Laguiole Double Platines

Due to their elaborate ornamentation, these knives are often perceived as unique and valuable pieces, appreciated for their comfortable grip. The handles are slightly wider than those of traditional models.

Handle Materials

Handles can be made from various materials: Wood, Horn, Bone, Mammoth Ivory, minerals, or synthetic materials. We have selected the finest!

Buying Guide and Tips

Choosing the right Laguiole en Aubrac knife may seem difficult, but by following these practical suggestions, you will be able to find the most suitable option for yourself or as a gift. Laser engraving customization is offered!

Distinguish Counterfeits

It is crucial to differentiate an artisanal Laguiole knife from numerous imitations. Several signs help identify a Laguiole made in the historical origin area. Attention to detail, materials, and provenance can help you choose an authentic Laguiole.