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)
This axe is patterned after one of the Swedish Rus Viking axes of about the 10th century. The eye and body of the axe is of mild steel with a high carbon bit forge welded in. The handle is made of hickory and fire blackened and finished with linseed oil and bees wax.