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Model Number 7. Lime Patina. Some funky file work and blade mod. Schmucktelli Co Kiko paracord bead.
First time working on a tiny Number 4 Opinel. I made the tip blunt to be used a an emergency little flat head driver. I will probably patina the copper chain.
A number 10, 9, and 8 arrived. Love the walnut for hand carving. Using my Flexcut mini pelican for some woodcarving on the handles.
If you are getting serious about Opinel modding, then a pair of Snap Ring Pliers for under $10 is a great investment. The pair I have came with an assortment of tips, however, I only use the bent tip. Sure, you … Continue reading
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
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
This little No. 7 is a useful pocket knife. It has a nice big hole in the back that you can attach all kinds of cool lanyards to. It is a great little box cutter. The blade shape is somewhere … Continue reading
The back of the “Opi-Fighter” broke off. Good to know that now. All I did was drop it on some concrete. Re-worked it into the “Opi-Defender.” I like this tip better. It’s like a little kubaton.
I really love the smooth feel of the olive wood handles.
A few favorites from last year. The bottom one has changed quite a bit. I’ll post a recent photo next
Here are a few recent ones. These have a nice amount of tourquise inlay.
Not Sure where this one is going, but it’s a nice piece of wood to work
Perfect for a little horseradish smeared rib-eye.
Opinel No. 8 ebauche. Mustard drops patina. Stingray skin handle accent. Thumb post added for one hand opening.
Started my first No.12 mod. Also just got this Mora carving knife. Love it. Nice clean chips flying out of this handle. The 12 is a nice piece of wood to dig into.