My Opinel & me

Das Opinel hat mir sehr gut gefallen. Es ist besser als viele Messer aus Solingen, der Messer-Weltstadt mit Herz. Es ist simpel und funktional. Es wirkt sehr landverbunden und wenig arrogant. Ich benutze es fast jeden Tag sehr gerne. Ist die Schei... Read more
Today I bought my first Opinel. I always wanted one, and today I found a beautiful vintage carbon No.7 in a second hand shop. It's a bit rusted, but I can see that the previous owners loved this knife. The small bit of rust will stay and I will ca... Read more
I cook a lot with my daughters and I like to write about it. Here's a photo story where Opinel plays the supporting role. https://perdido.exposure.co/suprmes-de-volaille-aux-champignons Best, Perdido Read more
Je m'excuse pour vous écrire en italien, mais mon français n'est pas trop bon.... Ho comprato in Francia diversi anni orsono unOpinel dellla celebrazione dei Campionati del Mondo del 1970, che è andato ad aggiungersi ad una serie di una decina di ... Read more
Maybe it isn't too visible, but this is what I call " the Opinel fade" on my jeans... Read more
I first bought my Opinel in France, during a trip, was very cheap and became my partner for long time. I love the design and functionallity of this knife. Has always been very trustworthy. Once, I even use it as sustitute of my shaver (a bit painf... Read more
Gratulacje, robicie państwo świetne tradycyjne noże w dobrej cenie, oby więcej takich firm było na rynku wtedy świat wyglądałby zupełnie inaczej i byłby lepszym miejscem do życia English: Congratulations, you are doing great traditional knives at ... Read more
Carribean feeling inside the Seljavallalaug hot pot - the oldest swimming pool of Iceland. A lot of kilometers had to be traveled by every participant of this international get-together. Thank you Opinel :) Read more
hi, ive had plenty of pocket knives but have bought a opinel no.8 carbone. it feels very light and I was unsure how it would stand up to day to day bushcraft, but let me tell you that it is perfect durable and a little time on the whetstone and it... Read more
Good morning I wanted to have, if possible, information on an old ax marked Opinel, the type of steel and presumed that HRC should have. I am attaching two pictures of the ax in question. I can not find anywhere information. Sincerely Fabiano Read more
My son purchased my first Opinel, a No.9, just recently for me and I'm in love!! This knife does everything well, from whittling to taking down small trees! I'm thrilled to learn of its history and use by so many adventurers, and hope to add some ... Read more
I'm an avid mushroom picker, and I have wanted an Opinel #8 mushroom knife for a long time. But considering the fact that I have a terrible habit of losing knives (because I just stick them in my basket and they end up falling out), I have always ... Read more