The answers to the questions that you ask most frequently about Leborgne and its products: Question 1:
Where can I find Leborgne products?
-- Go to the article Where to buy Question 2:
What is the length of binding guarantee given on Leborgne tools and how do I take advantage of it?
-- Our binding guarantee is for five years from the date you purchase the product. It applies to any manufacturing defect under normal conditions of use, excluding wear and tear.
To benefit from our guarantee, all you have to do is take the tool back to the dealer you bought it from, along with your proof of purchase. Question 3:
Where are Leborgne tools made?
-- The vast majority of them have been made in Savoie since 1829 in our forge at Arvillard and in our factory at La Rochette, Question 4:
Can I put another brand of tool on to a Leborgne yellow composite handle?
-- Yes, provided you take the tool to the store and check that it fits properly on the handle. Question 5:
Can I cut a yellow composite handle to fit it into the socket of my tool?
-- No, for reasons of safety. Question 6:
I have just fitted a Leborgne handle to my tool. The handle protrudes a lot beyond the tool blade. Can I use it anyway?
-- Yes, on condition that it does not protrude by more than 25mm.
Question 7: Can I put a nail or screw into my yellow composite handle?
-- It is not possible to put a nail into Nova handles. On the other hand you can insert a screw if you make a pilot hole in the manner described below: Having marked the position with the tool blade in place, make a hole, one millimetre smaller than the gauge of the screw for a depth of 20mm. Example: for a 4mm diameter screw, use a 3mm bit for the pilot hole. Question 8:
My current tool has burrs. What should I do?
-- Go to the article "Maintenance advice" Question 9:
Can you re-weld a tool?
-- No, no because welding can negate the effect of the heat treatment. Question 10:
The blade doesn't cut any more. How should I sharpen it?
-- Go to the article "Maintenance advice" Question 11:
My tool is going rusty. Is this normal?
-- Yes. The oxidation of your tool is a normal occurrence which is easily corrected with a little maintenance.
-- Go to the article "Maintenance advice" Question 12:
What safety equipment do I need to wear before doing work with Leborgne tools?
-- Go to the article "Safety advice" Question 13:
Where can I find a Leborgne catalogue showing the full range?
-- Go to our interactive catalogue Question 14:
Where can I find information on a Leborgne garden tool?
-- Visit the website www.fiskars.com