Wood is a living, complex natural material that must be thoroughly analysed to be comprehended. This noble and authentic material is completely different from standard homogeneous properties of most synthetic materials.
“Beyond his technical prowess, he also embodies an artistic dimension of woodworking, a true signature of high quality French artisanship.”
Using top-of-the-shelf materials is an absolute requirement at Marcel Livet. Each board is carefully selected from a selection of high quality woods.
Witnesses to the passing of time, the selected trees have withstood the harsh winters for several generations. The wood boards are cut and sorted at a traditional sawmill. The small volumes of wood processed by the sawmill allow us to find the best wood boards. Before being sold, wood has time to dry for several years and this is what makes it so rich.
As with any great blueprint where only the best components are used, we select only the best materials for our skis. Our ski core manufacturing practices ensure sustainable forest management and is FSC certified. The selection of wood is conducted in accordance to their degree of drying.
Depending on the wood type, our wooden veneers come either from French forests or from exotic wood forests.
All of our skis are made in our French workshops. From designing to finishing, all the stages of manufacturing a MARCEL LIVET ski are carried out by French craftsmen. That, in itself, is a guarantee that our skis are 100% French made.
Should you require any additional information, we are always at your disposal. We will be happy to answer all your questions.
If you are a professional and you are planning a personalised ski project, contact us and we will be happy to assist you with your specific project.