The choice of wenge wood for this Laguiole corkscrew knife’s handle invites you on a journey. This exotic wood, dark and contrasting, is a favorite among cabinetmakers for its wear resistance. Its use in crafting this Laguiole knife handle is a true technical feat. The stainless steel corkscrew, incorporated within the handle, opens wine bottles with ease, preserving the cork. The 12C27 stainless steel blade, known for its quality and robustness, makes this artisan-made knife a true jewel of French cutlery, blending traditional craftsmanship with a high-end, elegant, and functional tool.
Laguiole Corkscrew Knife Wenge Wood Handle – Brass Bolsters
- USD: 197$
- GBP: £161
- AUD: $306
- CAD: $265
This Laguiole corkscrew knife with wenge wood handle is an indispensable tool for wine and gastronomy enthusiasts. This model from the artisanal manufacture Laguiole en Aubrac features a wenge wood handle, an exotic wood, giving it a unique aesthetic. This wood, known for its dark hues and contrasting grains, is highly appreciated for its chocolate color.
The polished brass bolsters add a touch of elegance, while the stainless steel corkscrew enables easy opening of wine bottles. The renowned 12C27MOD stainless steel blade, famous for its quality and robustness, includes an internal stop. This Laguiole knife with corkscrew and is a premium accessory that combines functionality and aesthetics.
Around 1880, the corkscrew was added to Laguiole knives to meet the needs of the Aveyronnais who had come to Paris to work as café waiters. This innovative feature not only served a practical purpose but also played a part in elevating the Laguiole from a regional treasure to a nationally recognized icon of French craftsmanship, drawing attention from tourists visiting Paris.
Laguiole Corkscrew Knife with Wenge wood Handle and Brass Bolsters
This Laguiole corkscrew knife, featuring brass bolsters and an Wenge wood handle, is a unique piece. It comes with 2 brass bolsters and the shepherd's cross can be found on the left side of the handle. The Sandvik 12C27MOD stainless steel blade is robust and long-lasting. The spring is adorned with a finely-filed bee.
- 12 cm (4.72 inches) handle: Wenge wood. Shiny finish.
- Shepherd's cross on the left side of the handle.
- Brass bolsters and liners. Spring: stainless steel.
- Blade length: 10 cm (3.94 inches) - 12C27MOD Sandvik stainless steel.
- Corkscrew. Chiseled bee. Forged spring.
- Handcrafted by a single knife artisan.
- Cotton pouch and numbered authenticity certificate included.
- 14-page guide to the authentic Laguiole craftsmanship included.
- Lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects.
- Complimentary laser engraving customization.
This collection of Laguiole en Aubrac corkscrew knives with brass bolsters is equipped with a corkscrew to open wine bottles in addition to its blade. Carefully crafted in France following traditions dating back to the 19th century, it features emblematic characteristics like its famous bee. Laguiole en Aubrac knives are renowned for their excellence, and this corkscrew knife, with brass bolsters and Wenge wood handle, embodies the craftsmanship of French cutlery.
About Wenge Wood:
Wenge wood is not only valued for its appearance but also for its resilience and durability. The hardness of this wood makes it an excellent material for various applications, from furniture and flooring to intricate details in knife handles. Its resistance to wear and ability to maintain its rich color make it a long-lasting choice for both functional and decorative purposes.
The unique blend of beauty and strength in wenge wood has led to its prominence in various artistic and craftsman fields. Whether used in the creation of musical instruments, intricate carvings, or exquisite kitchenware, wenge wood continues to be a preferred material among artisans seeking quality and elegance.
Video of this Laguiole Corkscrew Knife Wenge wood - Brass Bolsters
Not all Laguiole knives are created equal, nor are they all made in France. Laguiole en Aubrac stands out by completely overseeing its production, applying artisanal craftsmanship, demanding quality standards, and a history that has contributed to Laguiole en Aubrac's reputation and signature. We invite you to discover this knife through this video.
Personalize Your Laguiole Knife with Unique Blade Engraving:
Transform your Laguiole corkscrew knife into a personal statement with our exclusive blade engraving service. More than a mere tool, an engraved Laguiole becomes a timeless keepsake, a reflection of your individual taste, and the perfect gift that resonates with distinction. Choose to make your Laguiole truly your own, or gift a memory that endures a lifetime.Examples of Engraved Blades
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
- Rugby ball
- Soccer ball
- Pint of beer