Opinel N°8 Laminated Birch Knife
This Opinel N°8 Laminated Birch Knife has been designed with the environment in mind, the handle on this knife is made from wood from Finland and the dyes used are non-toxic. This No. 08 model is perfect as a first knife or for anyone who already appreciates precision knives.
This quality Opinel knife is supplied in a blue gift box and includes specific instructions
Sandvik Stainless Steel 12C27M
Opinel use 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% gives excellent cutting edge.Blade hardness 57-58 HRC
The Finnish birch is a white wood. They use blocks of coloured and re-assembled strips to shape the handles and give them a great appearance.
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).