Opinel Slim No12 Bubinga Handle Folding Knife

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The flagship size of the collection!

Ideal for filleting fish and slicing thinly.

The Slim series (a.k.a Effilés in French) are elegant and highly ergonomic. The No8 and 10 can be used as pocket knives. The No12 makes a great table knives while the No15 is use to fillet fish on the go. All slim knives have a narrow flexible blade, the smallest ones are great to cut fruits and vegetable and the larger ones fillet fish. Please keep in mind that the Slim knives have a slightly flexible blade and are not designed to be use for heavy duty task.

  • SAFETY
  • MATERIAL
  • CARE
  • SIZE

This Knife features the Virobloc Safety rings. 
Invented by Marcel Opinel in 1955, the Virobloc safety ring is fitted to all folding knives sizes No6 through No12. Cut out of stainless steel, the Virobloc has two sections, one fixed and one sliding. In addition to locking the blade open (safety while in use), it is now possible to lock the blade closed (safety on the go).

Opinel Safety Ring in action

Blade:12C27 Sandvik Stainless Steel

Handle:  Handle: Padouk
Also known as “New Guinea Rosewood” this beautiful hard wood is frequently use in musical instruments as well has knife handles

12C27 modified stainless steel is anti-corrosive thanks to the addition of chrome and requires no special maintenance. Its carbon content of at least 0.40% provides an excellent cutting edge. We suggest you take a look at our F.A.Q where most common questions about Opinel knives are answered.

ENGRAVING FONTS

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ENGRAVING LOCATIONS

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WHEN WILL IT SHIP?

All engraved orders are shipped *same day when order is placed on a business day by 1 PM EST.
*Please visit our shipping Details page for up-to-date holiday schedule.

ENGRAVING RETURNS

Engraved items cannot be returned unless we made an obvious mistake such as incorrect location, font or spelling.
Location areas are "approximate." Our engravers will place engravings in the most "tasteful & appropriate" way. Please let us know if you have special requests regarding the order of words, size, etc... BEFORE YOU PLACE AN ORDER by calling us at 1-860-245-2211.
We cannot accept the returns of an item that was not engraved the way you "assumed" it would be unless you provided us with specific written instructions that we did not follow.

You may contact us at support@OPINEL-USA.com or simply call us at 860-245-2211 with questions.

Please review your engraving's spelling before checkout. 
Although we try to catch errors, we cannot be held responsible for spelling mistakes, typos and incorrect location provided . Also, we would love to give you a quick call if we have questions regarding your engraving. Please provide us with a direct phone number to reach out to you if needs be. Thank you for your understanding.

Ideal for filleting fish and slicing thinly.

The flagship size of the collection!

The Slim series (a.k.a Effilés in French) are elegant and highly ergonomic. The No8 and 10 can be used as pocket knives. The No12 makes a great table knives while the No15 is use to fillet fish on the go. All slim knives have a narrow flexible blade, the smallest ones are great to cut fruits and vegetable and the larger ones fillet fish. Please keep in mind that the Slim knives have a slightly flexible blade and are not designed to be use for heavy duty task.

  • SAFETY
  • MATERIAL
  • CARE
  • SIZE

This Knife features the Virobloc Safety rings.Invented by Marcel Opinel in 1955, the Virobloc safety ring is fitted to all folding knives sizes No6 through No12. Cut out of stainless steel, the Virobloc has two sections, one fixed and one sliding. In addition to locking the blade open (safety while in use), it is now possible to lock the blade closed (safety on the go).

Opinel Safety Ring in action

Blade:  12C27 Sandvik Stainless Steel
Handle:Padouk
Also known as “New Guinea Rosewood” this beautiful hard wood is frequently use in musical instruments as well has knife handles

We 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% provides an excellent cutting edge.
Visit our Q&A pageto learn more about your Opinel.

ENGRAVING FONTS

Click on a font to preview your text

ENGRAVING LOCATIONS

WHEN WILL IT SHIP?

All engraved orders are shipped *same day when order is placed on a business day by 1 PM EST.
*Please visit our shipping schedule up-to-date holiday schedule.

ENGRAVING RETURNS

Engraved items cannot be returned unless we made an obvious mistake such as incorrect location, font or spelling.
Location areas are "approximate." Our engravers will place engravings in the most "tasteful & appropriate" way. Please let us know if you have special requests regarding the order of words, size, etc... BEFORE YOU PLACE AN ORDER by calling us at 1-860-245-2211.
We cannot accept the returns of an item that was not engraved the way you "assumed" it would be unless you provided us with specific written instructions that we did not follow.

You may contact us at support@OPINEL-USA.com or simply call us at 860-245-2211 with questions.

Please review your engraving's spelling before checkout. 
Although we try to catch errors, we cannot be held responsible for spelling mistakes, typos and incorrect location provided . Also, we would love to give you a quick call if we have questions regarding your engraving. Please provide us with a direct phone number to reach out to you if needs be. Thank you for your understanding.

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