Opinel has been manufacturing knives since 1890 with a quality and reputation that has seen them become an iconic symbol of French culture and lifestyle.
The kitchen knives have a wooden handle and stainless steel blade which provides excellent cutting quality, is corrosion resistant and easy to sharpen.
This Santoku knife is ideal for preparing shellfish, meat and vegetables and can be used to thinly slice or chop with a cleaver-style action. After chopping, the blade can then be used to transport the ingredients directly to the pan..
Opinel use Sandvik 12C27 modified stainless steel. It is 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.
Beech is the most commonly used wood for the manufacture of Opinel handles.
From France, the beech is hard, durable and easy to work. With a homogeneous appearance, its light color varies from yellow to pink. It is characterized by the presence of numerous small dark dashes.
17cm Blade, 3mm thick
Varnished beech handle
Full tang Z50CD14
Stainless steel blade
** You must be over 18 years old to purchase this product **