Le Racé knife with ebony wood handle


"le Racé" regional knife

  • Handle made with Ebony Wood
  • 2 stainless steel bolsters
  • Classic Spring, Welded Bee
  • 12C27 Stainless steel
  • 22cm opened (8.7in) - 12cm closed (4.7in)

Type : "le Racé" regional knife
Raw material of the handle :  Ebony Wood
Bolsters : 2 stainless steel bolsters
Spring : Classic Spring, Welded Bee
Raw material of the blade : 12C27 Stainless steel
Size :  22cm opened (8.7in) - 12cm closed (4.7in)

No dishwasher

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.

Ebony handle

Ebony wood is a prized and revered material that has been used in various industries for centuries. With its deep black color, density, and exquisite beauty, it has become a popular choice for high-quality knives in the realm of cutlery.

Derived from various species of the Diospyros genus, ebony wood is native to different regions across the globe, including Africa, Asia, and even parts of North and South America. Its rich black hue, often accompanied by occasional streaks of lighter tones, lends an air of elegance and sophistication to any knife.

One of the primary reasons ebony wood is coveted in cutlery is its exceptional density. This characteristic ensures that knives with ebony handles are sturdy, stable, and able to withstand the rigors of everyday use. The density also contributes to the knife's balance, providing a comfortable grip and enhancing maneuverability. Whether in the hands of a chef or an avid outdoorsman, ebony-handled knives offer a sense of confidence and control.

In addition to its physical attributes, ebony wood possesses natural oils that contribute to its durability and resistance to moisture. These oils allow the wood to withstand exposure to water, humidity, and temperature changes without warping or cracking. As a result, ebony handles maintain their integrity over time, making them reliable companions in both culinary and outdoor adventures.

Furthermore, ebony wood exhibits fine grain patterns and a smooth, polished surface, adding to its aesthetic appeal. The lustrous sheen and dark beauty of ebony complement the craftsmanship of knives, elevating them to objets d'art. Knife makers take great care in showcasing the natural variations and figuring of the wood, ensuring that each ebony-handled knife is a unique and visually striking piece.

In conclusion, ebony wood holds a special place in the world of cutlery. Its deep black color, density, durability, and aesthetic allure make it a sought-after choice for knife handles. Whether in the hands of professional chefs, passionate cooks, or collectors, ebony-handled knives embody a blend of functionality and elegance that enhances the culinary and outdoor experiences of those who wield them.

Laguiole le Fidèle

Data sheet

Handle raw material
Ebony Wood
Blade type
12C27 Stainless steel
Stainless steel (x2)
Classic Spring & Welded Bee
Folding knife

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