Opinel No8 Folding Knife - Carbon Steel
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Featuring a high carbon steel blade in it's classic YATAGAN shape and a handle of varnished beech wood giving the knife it's classic looks and ergonomic feel.
Showing it is a true classic the OPINEL is sold in over 70 countries worldwide. OPINEL have perfected the hardening and tempering process used to produce these unique knives.
Since 1890, The Originals collection included 12 sizes, numbered from 1-12. Today, number 1 and 11 are no longer produced. The fabrication of the No. 1 stopped in 1932. With its 2cm blade and its box wood handle, it was meant to be attached to a key fob or watch chain and used as a pipe cleaner, nail cleaner....As for the No.11, it was taken out of the range in 1935, its size being considered too similar to the other large knives.
The main features of the carbon steel are its exceptional cutting quality and its very easy sharpening. To protect the blade against rust, the blade must be wiped clean of fingerprints and washed and dried after each use.
This Opinel No8 folder has a high carbon steel blade and beech wood handle. The Opinel Virobloc or safety twistlock mechanism, increases the safety and versatility of the knife by allowing the blade to be locked in the open or closed position.
Keep this Opinel folding knife to hand during all your adventures: hiking, camping, hunting and fishing. It is the ideal companion for your excursions into the great outdoors.
- Unique Yatagan shaped blade
- Virobloc double safety ring
- Exclusive shaped Beach Wood Handle
- High Carbon Steel blade
Blade: High Carbon Steel in Unique Yatagan Style
* Note: Carbon steel is extremely hard, ensuring a long lasting, excellent cutting blade that's easy to regrind. HOWEVER, Carbon can corrode easily. We advise you to avoid damp locations and to wipe grease on the blade after use.
Handle: Exclusive shaped Beech Wood Handle
Blade Size: 8.5cm
Safety: Double safety ring VIROBLOC
12 months manufacturers warranty.
Reviews of Opinel No8 Folding Knife - Carbon Steel
Opinel No8 Folding Knife - Carbon Steel(5) By: Kellie on 6 August 2018Great knife. Love locking mechanism. Very timely delivery.
Opinel No8 Folding Knife - Carbon Steel(5) By: John Holland on 2 July 2018This is the perfect folding knife for gardeners, especially those with fruit trees to manage. Small enough to be easily pocketed when folded and a simple, effective locking system when the blade is out.