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Nontron 2-Piece Carving Set from France

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Let’s face it, carving sets are an important part of the performance of a big meal, especially during holidays or other important times of the year. Although they may be the least-used tools in the kitchen, still they should look good and function well. So if you are going to invest in a carving set for yourself, or give one as an amazing wedding, retirement, or holiday gift, it really ought to serve its purpose. As such, for presentation value alone, this handcrafted set of carving tools from Nontron will make you proud to show off your carving skills.They will also last a lifetime and most likely will be handed down to family members for generations to come.

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Let’s face it, carving sets are an important part of the performance of a big meal, especially during holidays or other important times of the year. Although they may be the least-used tools in the kitchen, still they should look good and function well. So if you are going to invest in a carving set for yourself, or give one as an amazing wedding, retirement, or holiday gift, it really ought to serve its purpose. As such, for presentation value alone, this handcrafted set of carving tools from Nontron will make you proud to show off your carving skills.They will also last a lifetime and most likely will be handed down to family members for generations to come.

Nontron: It’s a name that represents a way of life, tradition and the name of France's first and oldest knife (from 1653). Nontron knives have been made by hand in the Perigord region of France in the tiny village of Nontron. Each knife is an original work, the blade is forged from steel that’s been tempered in the iron-rich water of the Perigord, with a handle shaped from locally grown boxwood (first air dried for 5 years) then hand decorated with traditional wood-burned pyrographic figures depicting a way of rural life going back 500 years.

The methods and techniques in use today to make these truly beautiful, yet so functional paring knives have remained virtually the same since the 15th century. Individual craftsmen use rasps, anvils and finishing tools to create a work of folk artistry one at a time. A small knot or a particular ripple in the grain of the boxwood or a slight difference in the wood burned figures which encircle the handle are characteristics that help to ensure that every Nontron knife is as distinctive and unique as its maker – and its owner.

When you purchase any Nontron knife, you will own a piece of history and unsurpassed craftsmanship like no other.

Features

  • Hand made by craftsman backed by 500 years of knife making experience
  • Blade is made of non-stick, Z40C13 high-carbon forged stainless steel for strength, durability and great edge retention
  • Handle material cut only from locally grown boxwood, then beautifully hand-decorated
  • Gift boxed
  • Made in France

Specifications

  • Carving knife blade length: 8 inches / 20cm
  • Carving knife handle length: 4.75 inches / 12cm
  • Carving knife overall length: 12.5 inches / 32cm
  • Carving fork overall length: 10.5 inches / 27cm
  • Carving fork handle length: 5 inches / 13cm
  • Blade material: Z40C13 high-carbon forged stainless steel
  • Fork material: stainless steel
  • Handle material: woodburned boxwood with traditional pyrography

Manufacturer: Nontron

The Proper Moose sku# NNCD20F14

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Additional Info

Blade Length 8"
Scent No
SKU NNCD20F14
Brand Nontron
Country of Manufacture France
Color Tan

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