This beautiful Carpenters Axe has a straight edge and thin blade with low angle on the bevel face, suited for work in dry wood. The forged inward curve from the heel to the lip of the head permits your hand to grip almost straight above the center of the blade. The long straight cutting edge of the Carpenters Axe gives rigidity, stability, and control when cutting. Works as fluidly as a good heavy knife. The Carpenters Axe poll is ground well enough that it can be used as a hammer. 3 1/2" face, 18" hickory handle, Head weight — 1-1/2 lb
Gransfors Bruks axes are forged by professional blacksmiths that take great time and effort in their trade. The proof of this professionalism is in the way they are able to forge axes with such precision and beauty. There is no need to stone, grind, smooth or paint the axes in order to eliminate imperfections. At Gransfors Bruks, the forging crafter is allotted sufficient time to complete each axe or hatchet with the care necessary. The smiths do their best forging right from the beginning in order to produce the finest axes and hatchets in the world.