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L'Atelier le Thiers

2 rue Alexandre Dumas, 63300 Thiers, France
+33 9 80 31 30 21
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Great Experience, Friendly Staff, and a Quality Knife!

For starters, everyone in the shop is very kind and welcoming. Whether you've been around a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ScottsTravelsAbroad
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Ambert, France
GREAT family activity - beautiful knives to make and keep!

This activity was great fun for our entire family. We speak very little French (...our failing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jeveraert
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Canada
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-Our medieval city of Auvergne is the capital of the French cutlery since more than seven (six) hundred years. -The LE THIERS® knife that you are going to mount with our animators INSERFAC is the culmination of this know-how. (Knowledge) -It was created and deposited in 1994 by the confrerie du couteau LE THIERS®. -Your knife mounted, we invite you to go to the tourist office and the museum of cutlery to -deepen your knowledge.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2 rue Alexandre Dumas, 63300 Thiers, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For starters, everyone in the shop is very kind and welcoming. Whether you've been around a workshop before or not, they make you feel right at home and get you started right away! When it comes to the assembly of your knife, you have a...More

2  Thank ScottsTravelsAbroad
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Michel I, Gérant at L'Atelier le Thiers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your answer, best regards.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This activity was great fun for our entire family. We speak very little French (...our failing!) and the staff went out of our way to be very accommodating to us. If you speak English then perhaps request Anthony specifically. We were divided into groups of...More

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Michel I, Gérant at L'Atelier le Thiers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Merci pour votre témoignage; vous resterez vous aussi, dans nos mémoires ! Cordialement,

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two of us assembled knives in the course of one hour. We were expertly guided by the friendly and knowledgeable tutors through the processes of riveting, sanding, and buffing “Le Thiers” knife. No prior expertise is required and the activity would be suitable for most...More

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Michel I, Gérant at L'Atelier le Thiers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. We are glad. You enjoyed your experience with our animator's company and seeing knives you made with us going all the way to the other end of the Earth. Best regards.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This "assemble and make your own knife" was the best activity ! We went with a group of very different friends, and all loved it ! We had a warm welcome in the atelier where we learned all the steps of making a knife. I...More

1  Thank Rhapsodydemanosse
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AtelierLeThiers, Gérant at L'Atelier le Thiers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your feedback, best regards!

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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This is fantastic. An absolute must of you're remotely interested in knives. With guidance, you get to rivet, grind and polish your knife before oiling the handle. Really was a brilliant experience. I was lucky enough to have an English speaking tutor. Absolutely loved it.

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Reviewed 14 June 2016

The old centre of Thiers is known for its shops selling locally made knives of every description ( including Sabatier ). There is a brand, created in 1992 by a group of artisan knife makers called Le Thiers. It is possible to assemble & polish...More

1  Thank Doug T
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Reviewed 21 August 2014

This was a truly wonderful experience for myself and my son. We attended this class last summer and both walked away with very nice knives. The staff is very helpful and for those with few skills, they step in and make sure you knife fabrication...More

2  Thank Scott R
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Reviewed 7 September 2013

Thiers is the capital of cutlery. Everywhere you turn there is a shop selling a huge range. This workshop is something different. You get the chance to make your own knife (children can make a butter knife) in just over an hour. Two people work...More

4  Thank Danielle E
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