Bearded Rus Viking Axe

This axe is of the Rus Swedish Viking style and has some file embellishment to enhance the lines.  The axe has a 3-1/2 in bit and is 5-1/4 in from the back of the eye to the bit.  It is 1-3/8 in wide at the eye and weighs 18.2 oz.  The axe head is hand forged from mild steel with a high carbon bit forge welded in.  The handle is of ash with a linseed oil finish and is 23-1/2 in. long.    (#304)

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