Category Archives: opinel

Three Fresh Opinels Delivered

A number 10, 9, and 8 arrived.  Love the walnut for hand carving.   Using my Flexcut mini pelican for some woodcarving on the handles.

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The Boxer | Opinel Modification No.7

The Boxer:  A No.7 Carbone.  It went through quite a transformation.  The hammered texture came as I tried to save a bad metallic silver paint job.  I carved the paint off with a Flexcut Mini Pelican knife.  Then I refined the … Continue reading

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Opinel Modification Holding Platform | 7 Mods on Deck

So I usually don’t have more than 5-7 OpinelMods going at once. Some just seem to hang around a little longer until I fully commit to something. From left to right ( I am going to give them all names). … Continue reading

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Opinel No. 6 Olivewood

The perfect little picnic knife. Needs no modification in my opinion.

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Fresh Mods on the Block

Here is a number 9 and a 1o  Mid Mod.

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Olive Wood Ebauche Opinel Modification

I really love the smooth feel of the olive wood handles.

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Opinel Knives in Mid-Modification

A few favorites from last year.  The bottom one has changed quite a bit.  I’ll post a recent photo next

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Adam and Eve | A pair of walnut Opinel Ebauche Mods

I love the rich tones of the walnut handles. The dense wood makes detailing easier.

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