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ORSM 18 – Nomad Cooking Kit by Opinel

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Many know Opinel for their French-made clasp knives. Apparently, they also make kitchen knives which are popular in Europe. The new Nomad Cooking Kit is a bit of a crossover.


The kit consists of two folding knives (one is serrated), a folding vegetable peeler, corkscrew, along with a cutting board and cloth.

Available this fall from

Opinel No12 Explore

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Opinel folding clasp knives are quite traditional. They’ve have been around for over 125 years, but for the No12 Explore model, Opinel has updated materials as well as design.

Blade: 12C27 Sandvik Stainless Steel Blade: 10 cm (4’’) length, 2.7 cm (0.8’’) thickness

Handle: Fiberglass reinforced polyamide to withstand shock, water and extreme temperatures. Comfortable: Soft elastomer grip

Survival whistle: 110 dB (300 m)pealess
Sturdy hook blade: Cut by drawing (gut hook)
Fire starter: Ferro rod in handle

Currently available in Orange and Green for pre-order.