Opinel No. 8 Classic Paduok Folding Knife (formerly Bubinga)
Opinel No8 is the most sold and versatile size in the ever growing line of Opinel folding knives. This knife is small enough to be used as a pocket knife and it's 3 1/4" blade prevent it to be considered a weapon in most states (please check with your state before considering this knife).
This knife has a stainless steel blade (12c27 Sandvik Stainless steel to be precise). The blade will not rust, however try to avoid leaving your Opinel knife in damp environments for too long and dry the blade after each use. The handle is made of wood and may expand and contract with extreme humidity (or lack of) and will temporarily affect the mechanism.
- Blade Length: 3 1/4"
- Knife Length: 7 1/2"
- Handle: Paduok Wood
- Includes sleeve
- Please note: This knife was made from Bubinga Wood. Bubinga wood is listed on the endangered woods list and can no longer be used. Paduok is very similar in color and strength as was chosen as the substitute to be used.