Broad Axe

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.


 

It is hand forged from mild steel with a high carbon bit forge welded in.   The axe has a 10 in. bit and is 11 in. from bit to pol.  The overall length is 24″.

 

Broad Axe  #305