This is a right handed axe although it was made so that the handle could be put in from the other side to make it a left handed axe. It is hand forged from mild steel with a high carbon steel bit forge welded in. The handle is hickory with a linseed oil beeswax finish. The bit is 3-3/4in. long, the axe is 4-1/3in. from bit to pol and is 16-1/2in long overall. Continue reading Carpenter’s Side Axe
This tomahawk is reproduced from an early trade tomahawk and is file embellished with copper inlay. Continue reading Small Embellished Trade Style Tomahawk.
This is a broad hewing axe of a style used during our colonial period till well into the nineteenth century. The axe is handled for a right handed user but can be made left handed by inserting the handle from the other side.
This is a trade style tomahawk with a leaf pattern chased in around the eye and onto the blade. There are also snake eyes chased into the blade on both sides. Continue reading Chased Trade Tomahawk
This is a reproduction of a trade tomahawk from the 16th century through and beyond the colonial period. It is hand forged from mild steel with a high carbon steel bit forge welded in. The handle is of hickory with a linseed oil and beeswax finish. Continue reading Small Trade style Tomahawk
This axe is a mix of periods and places. The spike tomahawk was traded to the Indians in north east America in the 18th century and the bearded axe was used by the Vikings. It makes an attractive and very usable axe. Continue reading Bearded Spike Axe
This is something of an experiment with the spike tomahawk style. It’s a bit more massive than the others I’ve made with a curved bit that looks like it was meant for business. Continue reading Crescent bit spike axe