Opinel's N°8 is a very versatile knife, essential to outdoor activities and bivouacs, it is also popular among hunters and fishermen.
*Don't forget to purchase the Opinel Sharpening Stone to keep your knife in the best shape. A sharp knife is safer to use and makes for a more effective tool.
7 cm - 2.76 in
Sandvik stainless steel
Opinel uses Sandvik 12C27 modified stainless steel. It is anti-corrosive thanks to the addition of chrome and requires no special maintenance. Its carbon content of at least 0.40% provides an excellent cutting edge. This extremely hard steel makes for better cutting quality and easier sharpening.
Walnut French wood is a beautiful yellow-brown or grey-brown, and often features dark veins.
Invented by Marcel Opinel in 1955, the Virobloc safety ring is fitted to all folding knives as of 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 as well.