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Hand forged axe. ax with wrapped eye and forge welded high carbon steel edge, great Christmas or holiday gift idea

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Made in Beulah, Colorado

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Hand forged axe made in the old way by wrapping the material around to form the eye. The two sides of the axe are then forge welded at high heat between hammer and anvil. A high carbon insert is placed in the edge during the final steps of welding for a hard cutting edge. Based on a museum piece from the eastern united states. This is a light weight general purpose axe that would be ideal for camping or canoe trips. The Ash handle is hand shaped.

overall weight 2 pounds 12 ounces
head length 7 1/2"
cutting edge width 5"
handle length 30"

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Preparation takes 1-3 business days
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We are a small part time shop. Please allow 2 -3 days handling time for items that are in stock. Allow 1 - 2 weeks for mad eto order items. Large custom orders may take up to 6 - 8 weeks for completion.

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We will offer a refund for any item that does not meet your expectations so long as it is returned in the same condition it was shipped in. However we would appreciate the oppertunity to replace or correct the item for you if possible.

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Running the blacksmith shop is a part time job for us. I have a full time job that takes me away from the shop for a day or two at a time. Please be patient and we will do our best to get your item out to you as soon as possible.