Customized Opinels

If you’ve never heard of an Opinel, it’s a French lock-blade knife designed for the “working man” that has remained more or less unchanged in over a hundred years.  It has a unique twist-locking collar that makes it extremely simple in form and function, and very easy to repair and maintain.  Opinels have wooden handles, so customizing them is a pretty popular pastime. I bought three, and have, thus far, customized the first two and given them as gifts for friends.  Here they are (click to zoom in):

Nick The Dream Weaver Custom Opinel The Post ApocNoonie Custom Opinel Denali The Post Apoc

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