Butterfly oyster tool - Maksim Morin

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No shell is too tough for this heavy-duty blade.

The knife’s hardened stainless steel blade is virtually indestructible and highly corrosion-resistant. The same metal is commonly used by the army and is 100% made in Canada. Stop looking for that rare pearl in your oysters—it’s right in your hands!

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Expertise in hand

With its bronze ball bearings and brass rivets, your knife will never rust. Bronze is an alloy of copper and tin, so oxidation isn’t a problem. Also with a view to quality, the handle is made from fine North American walnut that is oiled for enhanced water resistance and longer life.

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“To shuck a hundred oysters in a row, you need quite a tool.”

- Maksim Morin

Maksim Morin is the renowned chef of the equally renowned restaurant Le Chien-Fumant. Always seeking new and exciting ideas, Maksim finds inspiration in the world’s many cultures. He and his partner Raphaël Hernandez pooled their experience and developed the perfect tool for shucking oysters—one that’s both reliable and safe, and just as beautiful as it is practical. A tool designed by pros for both oyster lovers and serious collectors.

Maksim Morin

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All about
the butterfly tool

  • Blade material Martensitic stainless steel
  • Blade treatment Hardened (54 HRC)
  • Blade thickness 0.125 in. (3.2 mm)
  • Folded length 4.25 in. (108 mm)
  • Extended length 6.5 in. (165 mm)
  • Handle color Black walnut
  • Handle finish Mineral oil
  • Country of origin Canada