Opinel No.8 Carbon Steel Pocket Knife
Item # 113080
The Opinel No.8 Carbon Steel Pocket Knife is the flagship size of the collection! Opinel's carbon steel is extremely hard, thereby guaranteeing excellent cutting quality, good wear resistance and easy regrinding. Carbon can corrode easily. They advise you to avoid damp locations and to wipe and grease the blade after use. Beech is the most commonly used wood for the manufacture of Opinel handles. From France, their 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. Invented by Marcel Opinel in 1955, the Virobloc safety ring is fitted to the No. 8. Cut out of stainless steel, the Virobloc has two sections, one fixed and one sliding. In addition to locking the blade open (safety in use), it is now possible to lock the blade closed (safety in transport).
- Blade length: 8.5cm - 3.35in
- Made in France since 1890