Pascal Renoux is still a Architect's student when with his father in law he discover the Forge

IPascal RENOUX ends up with studies  : the decision is took :  become a black smith

1996 :  PAscal RENOUX creates his craft business. At the begining , specialize in the forge manufacturing for Historical  Monuments ( hinge,  forge nails...), and Medieval weapons reconstitution  (armor pieces, swords...).

1999 :  Jean-Marc Debai, joined the workshop. Adjuster , also passionnate of black msith and middle age, he leaves Chartre and arrives in Charente with his family.

" If you are able to make some swords, you are able to make some knife, told a client : First "straight" knife  are born.


Internships and trainings at Thiers's knife makers came one after an other in order to get their technical knowloedge so special. We do not improvise cutlery especially in the folding knife. 

2000 :  Birth of the first  "Barretois".

2001:   the craft business became SARL Renoux Production, Coutellerie d'Art.

2008:   Prix SEMA* Départemental et Régional

* Société d'Encouragement aux Métiers d'Art

2018 : 

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