Opinel No. 12 Folding Saw

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  • Regular price $62.00
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This mini folding saw is ultra light and easy to tote around. The carbon steel blade cuts on the pull stroke and can manage small branches up to 4"/10cm in diameter.

It has a tapered beechwood handle and features a safety ring that locks the blade in the open and closed positions - so there need never be mishaps involving slipping blades.

Carbon steel has greater overall strength than other types of steel but has a low resistance to corrosion. It will likely develop a patina (many Opinel fans seek this unique feature of their carbon steel blades) and may rust without a little extra care.

Opinel has been crafting and manufacturing knives and tools in Chambery, France for over 130 years.

Product Details

  • length: 12" (30cm)
  • blade length:  4.75" (12cm)
  • weight: 5oz (140g)
  • XC 90 carbon steel

Tool Care

  • DO NOT leave carbon steel blades wet or damp.
  • Hand dry immediately after each use before closing
  • Humidity may cause corrosion: store your carbon blade in a dry environment.
  • Avoid cutting acidic foods and oil your blade to prevent a patina.
  • Do not immerse your saw in water, as this could warp the wooden handle.
  • Oil the handle after cleaning.