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Opinel No.8 L.L.Bean Moosehead Knife

The wood in this knives handle is from a tree that was cut down in northern Maine a century ago. (Photo: L.L. Bean)
The wood in this knives handle is from a tree that was cut down in northern Maine a century ago.

The handle on this Opinel and L.L. Bean collaborative knife ($40) is made from reclaimed maple that’s been sitting at the bottom of Maine’s Moosehead Lake since the logging boom of the early 1900s. The wood holds a standard three-inch blade made from Sandvik stainless steel.

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Lead Photo: L.L. Bean
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