Opinel N°08 Carbon Steel Folding Pocket Knife

$25.99

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Description

Carbon steel is the steel historically used by Opinel, which has contributed to the brand’s global fame. The carbon steel blade is marked out by its exceptional cutting quality and ease of sharpening. This carbon steel knife is ideal for DIY, gardening, sculpture, wickerwork etc. The blade requires specific maintenance to avoid the risk of corrosion.

The N°08 is the flagship size of the collection. Very versatile, the N°08 is essential for DIY, camping, hunting. It offers an excellent cutting quality. The beech wood handle is comfortable in the hand. The safety ring allows the user to work without any risks.

Features:

  • Carbon steel XC90 blade – Opinel’s carbon steel is extremely hard, thereby guaranteeing excellent cutting quality, good wear resistance and easy regrinding. Carbon can corrode easily. Opinel advises you to avoid damp locations and to wipe and grease the blade after use.
  • Beech handle – Beech is the most commonly used wood for the manufacture of Opinel handles. From France, our beech is hard, durable and easy to work. With a homogeneous appearance, its light color varies from yellow to pink. It is characterized by the presence of numerous small dark dashes.
  • Safety ring – Invented by Marcel Opinel in 1955, the Virobloc safety ring is fitted to all folding knives from the N°06. Cut out of stainless steel, the Virobloc has two sections, one fixed and one sliding. In addition to locking the blade open for safety in use, it is now possible to lock the blade closed for safety in transport.
  • Blade length: 8.5cm