Laguiole knife Damascus edition with cocobolo wood handle and 2 stainless steel bolsters
Type : Laguiole folding knife - Damascus edition
Raw material of the handle : cocobolo wood
Bolsters : 2 stainless steel bolsters
Spring : Forged bee on forged and guilloched spring (3 designs)
Raw material of the blade : Damascus stainless steel
Size : 22cm opened (8.7in) - 12cm closed (4.7in)
Delivered with certificate of authenticity
This knife is made in France in our workshops of Laguiole le Fidèle.
It is unique and handcrafted by our expert craftsmen with 170 manual operations.
Cocobolo wood handle
Cocobolo is a tropical hardwood of Central American trees belonging to the genus Dalbergia. Only the heartwood of cocobolo is used; it is usually orange or reddish-brown, often with darker irregular traces weaving through the wood.
The heartwood changes color after being cut, and can be polished to a lustrous, glassy finish; being quite dense, sometimes having a specific gravity of over 1.0, it will sink in water. The sapwood (not often used) is a creamy yellow, with a sharp boundary between it and the heartwood.
Cocobolo is yielded by two to four closely related species of the genus Dalbergia, of which the best known is Dalbergia retusa, a fair-sized tree, reported to reach 7580 ft (2324 m) in height and 3 ft (0.9 m) in diameter; it probably is the species contributing most of the wood in the trade.(citation needed) Because of the high value of the timber, the trees yielding it have been heavily exploited, so they have become rare outside of national parks, reserves, and plantations. Only relatively small amounts of this prized wood reach the world market, and it is expensive.
- Handle raw material
- Cocobolo Wood
- Blade type
- Damascus stainless steel
- Stainless steel (x2)
- Forged bee on forged and guilloched spring
- Folding knife
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