EXTREMELY RARE HEWING BEARDED STEEL AXE - OLD VIKING STYLE
Dear buyers, up for auction is that bearded HEWING axe.
ACCORDING TO THE OLD SKILLFUL CRAFTSMAN EXPERIENCE!
Fantastic shape on the axe head.
The axe head is rare because of the massive blade with right direction and the angle of the blade!!! - see the pictures...
The hewing axe is the preferred tool for
flattening the surface of round logs. In past
centuries, wood beams were often made by
splitting the logs with some type of mallet and
wedge, or glut. Then they were surfaced with an
adz or a hewing ax. When iron axes became
available, the hewing ax almost replaced the
adz. Hewing axes were frequently used to
roughly square the logs before they were sawn
into boards with a pit saw.
Goose-wing broad axes were made
in both left- and right-handed models. The
goose-wing handle was offset to the left or right
by fitting it into a bent metal tube forged to the
Used for carving, hewing.
Old "bearded" "viking" design.
EXTREMELY ERGONOMIC CURVED HANDLE.
It is sharp, and it is tempered very well...
Made of high quality steel.
AISI-4150 HRC 50-55 !!!
The handle is made from dry OAK tree. Extremely durable.
Extremely ergonomic design!!!
Blade ~ 8.0 inches !!!
Weight: ~1250 gr. or 2,7 lb