In the pocket-friendly No. 6 size, this classic folding knife is a take-everywhere, tackle-anything tool. Tuck it into your basket for a picnic. Keep it in your desk for workday lunches or opening packages. Carve into charcuterie, cheese, or a crisp apple, or whittle a stick for campfire s’mores. Opine knives are designed to stand the test of time; some carry Opine knives handed down from parents and grandparents. Follow a few simple instructions to ensure your knife lasts for years to come. You should… Hand-wash after each use Wipe the blade dry Store in a dry place and keep out of damp conditions Expect the wooden handle to swell or contract slightly with use; wood is a living material that can be affected by humidity and atmospheric conditions. If your blade feels stuck, use the “Opine knock” — rapping the end of the knife on a hard surface — to loosen the blade slightly Grease the metal parts, including the Virobloc locking mechanism, on a regular basis Use a whetstone or other fine-grain natural stone to sharpen your blade. Make sure the blade is dry and clean, and hold the sharpening stone at an approximately 20-degree angle from the blade while sharpening You should NOT… Put your knife in the dishwasher Use bleach or chlorine to clean your knife Leave your knife in wet or damp conditions for extended periods of time Product Specifications: Blade length: 7 cm/2.76 inches Materials: Stainless steel blade, varnished beech wood handle Versatile in its use, classic in its design and construction, the Opine No. 6 has been carried — and appreciated — by generations. A classic pocket knife designed to stand the test of time.