EXTREMELY RARE HEWING BEARDED STEEL AXE HEAD - OLD VIKING STYLE
Dear buyers, up for auction is that bearded HEWING axe HEAD.
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.
Forged, Grinded, Tempered.
Oil oxidation and natural Bee wax cover
EXTREMELY ERGONOMIC BLADE.
THE EYE OF THE AXE HEAD HAVE CONIC SHAPE ( SO COLD, TOMAHAWK EYE)
The blade is sharp, and it is tempered very well...
Made of high quality steel.
AISI-4150 HRC 50-55 !!!
Extremely ergonomic design!!!
As you can see I'm selling this axe head with the handle in my listing.
It should be fitted with steam bended handle for ergonomic work.
Blade ~ 8.0 inches !!!
Weight: ~800 gr. or 1,7 lb
Please use the photos to help judge content and condition.
If you are unsure in anyway please ask.