Having a degree in literature, a qualification in nursing, and having worked as an educational assistant in a college, never distracted Antoine Faucheux from his childhood fascinations – the family bakery oven and the agricultural workshop next door! “I used to spend all my time there drilling scrap metal, making swords and armour that was way too heavy for me!”
The idea to go to Thiers (in the centre of France) to learn knife making was a bit of a wild one, totally in keeping with Antoine’s eclectic experiences, and combining his fascinations for fire and metal.
The time came to return to Mayenne to open his workshop and start a family “I feel really at home here. When you compare with other places, other regions, you realise that we really do have an exceptional quality of life. “