Very versatile, the No. 08 is essential for DIY, camping, and hunting. It offers an excellent cutting quality. The beechwood handle is comfortable in hand. The safety ring allows the user to work without any risks.
Our tough carbon steel guarantees excellent cutting quality, good wear resistance, and easy regrinding. Carbon can corrode easily. We 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, our beech is hard, durable, and easy to work with. With a homogeneous appearance, its light colour varies from yellow to pink. It is characterised by the presence of numerous small dark dashes.
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 (safety in use), it is now possible to lock the blade closed (safety in transport).