Opinel No. 5 Carbon Steel Knife


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Key Specs: Blade Length: 6cm
Steel: XC90 Carbon Steel
Overall Length: 14cm
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Steel: XC90 Carbon Steel
Blade Length: 6cm
Tip Shape: Clip Point
Grind: Full Flat
Opening: Nail Nick
Non-Locking UK Legal
Handle Length:
Overall Length: 14cm
Weight: 15g

Partially open Opinel No. 5 Carbon pocket knife with clip point blade made from XC90 steel. Knife is resting on a black mat.

Opinel No. 5 Carbon: A Pocket-Sized Legacy for Everyday Tasks

The Opinel No. 5 Carbon is more than just a knife; it’s a legacy. Imagine Pablo Picasso himself, a master of sculpting and form, choosing this compact tool to shape his figurines. This iconic French knife, small in stature but mighty in performance, offers the perfect blend of tradition and practicality for your everyday needs. You don’t have to just imagine, this actually happened!

Unparalleled Cutting and Craftsmanship

At the heart of the No. 5 lies a 6cm blade crafted from XC90 carbon steel. This renowned material boasts exceptional hardness, guaranteeing superior cutting quality and lasting sharpness. Whether you’re tackling everyday tasks like unpacking packages or indulging in creative pursuits like model-making, the No. 5 delivers precise cuts with effortless control.

Timeless Elegance Meets Comfortable Grip

Cradling the No. 5 is a tactile experience. Its handle, fashioned from sustainably sourced French beechwood, exudes a warmth and natural beauty that stands the test of time. The smooth, contoured surface ensures a comfortable and secure grip, even during prolonged use.

A Legacy to Care For

Carbon steel’s strength comes with a unique characteristic: a susceptibility to corrosion. But fear not, caring for your No. 5 is simple. Simply avoid damp environments and wipe the blade clean after use. A touch of grease will go a long way in preserving its exceptional performance for generations to come.

Own a Piece of History

The Opinel No. 5 Carbon is more than just a cutting tool; it’s a connection to a rich history and a testament to exceptional craftsmanship. Embrace the legacy of Picasso and countless others who have relied on this iconic knife. Add the Opinel No. 5 Carbon to your pocket – and experience the perfect blend of heritage and everyday practicality.


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