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Opinel Knives (Pics Welcome)

Discussion in 'Knives' started by dabluestuff, Nov 10, 2013.

  1. Adam Ng

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    Opinel no 8 Carbon.


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  2. 313

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    Did you refinish the handle? Looks great.


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  3. Harronek

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  4. Tony Sal

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    O. M. G. ! ;)
     
  5. Tony Sal

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    O. M. G.
     
  6. Adam Ng

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    Thank you. Yes. I reshaped and stainEd the handle and leather pouch, patinaed the blade by embedding it in an onion overnight.
     
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  7. Tony Sal

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    #8 for the weekend!
     
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  8. 313

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    Indeed! This has become my favourite cardboard chopper.

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  9. jackknife

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  10. 313

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    My Victorinox kitchen knives aren't getting the attention they deserve anymore.

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  12. 313

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    #8 fresh out of the sharpener.
     
  13. NelsonIII

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    Has anyone bought/seen these? Pretty easy to mod to make it nice and pointy. Plastic ftw!

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  14. dischu

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    As I know that is the Opinel Outdoor Junior because of the blade design. Handle is fiberglass reinforced polyamide inclusive a whistle and a lanyard hole.

    There are other models available with fiberg lass reinforced polyamide handles ...
    - The No. 09 DIY with two screwdriver tips and wire cutter/stripper
    - The No. 08 Outdoor with serrated blade, whistle and lanyard hole
    - The No. 12 Explore with 2nd blade and lanyard hole

    I donĀ“t have an Opinel with fiberglass reinforced polyamide handles. Sometimes I think it would be practical to have a water resistant handle at an Opinel. And sometimes I think an Opinal needs to have a wooden handle and a carbone steel blade to be a real Opinel :)
     
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  15. Tony Sal

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    I agree! Wood & carbon... Ok maybe S/S too...
     
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  16. Tony Sal

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    ... and... I personally dont like any of the above!
     
  17. NelsonIII

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    Its a little ugly but I love the fact it can be tossed in water and cleaned no worries. Other than that, I agree, wood and carbon steel is best.
     
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    Those carbon steel Opinel blades get SHARP!
     
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    I dont have a photo of the opinel alone, but removed some of the meterial from the sides and glued on scales made of panga panga wood, and also re-shaped the handle.
    Gave it a semi satin-semi polish finish, Im thinking of changing it to patina because I live in a humid area.

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  20. 313

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    Looks great. Wouldn't mind more pics of it.
     
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