Oyster Shucking Knife

 Oyster shucking knife options.

We get several requests from people wanting to know which oyster shucking knife to buy. 
Here are some popular options among different price ranges and quality:

oyster shucking knife

About $8.99 - OXO Good Grips Oyster Knife
This is an oyster shucking knife I use often.  Because of the low price, we recommend buying a few.  Soon you'll be teaching your friends to shuck oysters and having an extra knife or two will allows others to learn and then shuck some of the oysters 

About $14.00 - 2¾-inch Oyster Knife, New Haven pattern
One of my favorite.  I use this one often.

oyster opener tool

About $19.00 - No-Pain Oyster Opener
Can't say that I have tried this tool but I have seen others use it 
and love it and it gets a 5 star review on Amazon. 

best oyster shucking knife
About $54.00 - Wusthof Oyster Knife
  Some people feel it is the best knife they have ever owned and 
that it protects the hands from the shell extremely well.

 oyster shucking knife
About $11.00 Victorinox Oyster Knife 2-3/4-Inch 
Hooked Tip New Haven Style Blade, Red SuperGrip Handle
I own this and often let others use when I am teaching them to shuck. 

About $50 - King Kooker 5500 Stainless Steel Oyster Opener, 
with Oyster Knife - I have not used this but I have seen it at many oysters festivals.

Be sure that new shuckers use a glove and remember, an oyster shucking knife
is important to use when shucking oysters.  Please do not attempt to use a kitchen knife, screwdriver, or anything but an oyster shucking knife.
oyster shucking glove

Enjoy shucking and eating oysters, just be safe and purchase the right oyster shucking knife to use that fits your budget.  

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