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Developed in collaboration with master craftsmen Wille Sundqvist and Onni Linnanheimo, with inspiration from old designs, the axe features a characteristic curved edge, carried well above the heads eye. The position of the edge in proportion to the handle, the rather thick bit and the big angle of the wide beveled face makes the axe a good carving tool. The handle is hand carved Red Beech to give a good grip.
Length with handle: 37 cm (14.5")
Weight: 1 kg (2.2 lb)
Comes with a grain leather sheath, the Gransfors Bruk Axe Book and a twenty year forging guarantee.
We will age verify all purchasers - do not order if you are under 18.
Your package will be marked over 18 only, in line with government expectations.
Manufacturers Product Number 475-R
A chop axe for hewing bowls and other wooden objects, artistic wood carving and architectural work. The characteristic curved shape of the cutting edge, carried well above the heads eye, the position of the edge in proportion to the handle, the rather thick bit and the big angle of the wide beveled face makes the axe a good carving tool. You "cut on the beveled face" with curved movements. This new axe pattern, based on old Swedish carving techniques, is developed by Wille Sundqvist, master craftsman and author of Swedish Carving Techniques in cooperation with craftsman adviser Onni Linnanheimo. The handle is "rugged" to give a good grip.
The axe has a 4 1/3" face and a 14" hickory handle and the head weighs 2 lb. It comes with a grain-leather sheath.
Not for sale to any one under 18 years old.