Opinel No. 8 Stainless Steel Pocket Knife

Our food editor, Matt Card, has a thing for folding knives. He brings them everywhere in case he has to do a bit of impromptu cooking. This knife has a beech wood handle and stainless steel blade, which quickly locks into place for safe use and into a closed position for safe transport in your pocket.

  • Stainless steel - Sandvik 12C27 modified stainless steel

  • Anti-corrosive thanks to the addition of chrome and requires no special maintenance.

  • Carbon content of at least 0.40% provides an excellent cutting edge.

  • Handle varnished to protect from wear and dirt

  • Virobloc safety ring is fitted to all folding knives. Cut out of stainless steel, the Virobloc has two sections, one fixed and one sliding.

  • Can lock the blade open (safety in use), AND lock the blade closed (safety in transport)

  • Blade - 8.5 cm - 3.35 in