Opinel N°05 Carbon Steel Folding Pocket Knife


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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.

Pablo Picasso sculptured his figurines with the Opinel N°05. Small knives are accurate and effective in daily life, as well as useful for tasks like unwrapping packages and making models. It offers an excellent cutting quality. The beech wood handle is comfortable in the hand.


  • 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.
  • Blade length: 6cm