Alsacien Pocket Knife Juniper wood

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  • USD: 150$
  • GBP: £119
  • AUD: $229
  • CAD: $203

With the Alsacien pocket knife with a Juniper wood handle, Laguiole en Aubrac is far more than just a knife manufacturer: It is a guardian of traditions and a vital player in preserving regional French artisanal heritage. By continuing the production of lesser-known regional knives, this company significantly contributes to the preservation of a unique and valuable know-how.

Laguiole en Aubrac’s contribution goes beyond merely producing quality knives. It’s primarily a story of passion and respect for an artisanal and cutlery heritage that spans several generations across many regions. The manufacturer is committed to perpetuating authentic craftsmanship, ensuring the preservation of traditional manufacturing techniques that give each Alsacien pocket knife with a Juniper wood handle its unique character.

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The Alsacien Knife – A Testament to Eastern France’s Craftsmanship

The Alsacien knife, often referred to as the ‘massu’ due to its distinctive handle shape, is a pride of Eastern France’s craftsmanship. A traditional manufacture of the early 20th century, each piece bears witness to the Alsatian cultural heritage.

The resilience of this pocket knife, symbolized by its robustness and the elegance of its sharpened blade, reflects the richness of the regional heritage. Its characteristic handle is a mark of distinction that sets it apart from other pocket knives.

  • Handle Material: Juniper Wood.
  • Accessories included with the knife: Synthetic leather case.
  • Blade Material: 12C27 Stainless Steel.
  • Folding Mechanism: Forced notch system.
  • Made in France by Laguiole en Aubrac.

In a world where production techniques evolve rapidly, the Alsacien knife preserves its authenticity and originality. Its existence today is proof of local craftsmanship’s adaptability and attachment to a centuries-old tradition.

The Alsacien knife embodies the essence of Alsace, reinforcing regional identity and contributing to the sustainability of its heritage. Each knife is a work of art crafted by passionate artisans, ensuring the transmission of this tradition from generation to generation.

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About Juniper wood:

Juniper wood is characterized by its fine texture, featuring slightly wavy age rings that are clearly visible and separated by narrow red latewood segments. When unprocessed, juniper wood emanates an intense, yet pleasant aroma reminiscent of camphor tree oil, a member of the laurel family.

As a strong, robust material that withstands intensive wear and tear, juniper wood is an excellent choice for crafting handle scales. Its yellow-brown color and delicate, yet highly contrasting patterns contribute to its unique visual appeal.

In addition to its sturdiness and toughness, juniper wood is easy to work with, making it a popular choice for artisans and craftsmen. The combination of its intricate patterns, durability, and ease of processing ensures that juniper wood remains a preferred material for creating handle scales that are both functional and visually stunning.

Due to the use of natural materials, the appearance varies from one handle to another. The images shown are not contractually binding.

Video of this Alsacien folding knife in Juniper wood

Immerse yourself in the realm of regional French cutlery and explore the unique features of this knife. Our video enables you to see the mechanism at work, helping you envision this model in your hand.

Personalize your Alsacien Folding knife with engraving

Laser-engraved, we can personalize your Alsacien pocket knife with a black laser engraving on the back of the blade!

Examples of engravings

Engraving font :

  • Font 1 - Courgette Regular
  • Font 2 - Brock Script
  • Font 3 - Dream Orphans

 

  • Font 4 - Ebrima
  • Font 5 - All Things Pink
  • Font 6 - Sitkas Display Bold

 Optional symbol :

  • 3D Heart
  • 2 entwined hearts
  • Wine bottle
  • 2 wine glasses
  • Bunch of grapes

 

  • 4-leaf clover
  • Fleur de lys
  • Birthday Cake
  • Motorcycle
  • Horseshoe

 

  • Rugby ball
  • Soccer ball
  • Boat
  • Pint of beer
  • Rose