Since 1890, in a pocket, backpack, kitchen drawer or on the table, Opinel has been synonymous with a nomadic art of living, natural spirit, moments of sharing and complicity.

Utilising Sandvik 12C27 modified stainless steel. 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.

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).

Highly versatile, the N°07 is essential for small DIY, camping...



Handle: Beech
Blade: Sandvik 12C27 modified stainless steel
Blade Length: 80mm
Weight: 40g



If you are wanting a whittling knife, or a knife for a less experienced user, please choose the Opinel round-ended knife that we sell.


This knife is a real tool, not a toy, and should be used with care and respect.  Willow Cottage NZ does not take responsibility for any loss, damage or injury caused by the use, or misuse of this product.


Please ensure that you keep your knife sharp, as cutting with a dull blade can cause you to use too much force, which can result in accidents!



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