This axe is patterned after axes that were traded to the native Americans in the northeast of what is now the United States in the eighteenth century.
The ornament is of my own devising and depicts the head of an eagle on both sides of the axe.
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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 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 is a reproduction of an early trade tomahawk with snake eyes chases in on both sides. The tomahawk is hand forged with a high carbon bit forge welded in. Continue reading Chased Trade Style Tomahawk
This is a reproduction of an early trade tomahawk some times called a French trade axe. It is hand forged from mild steel with a high carbon bit forge welded in. Continue reading Small Trade style tomahawk
This is from the 16thC-18thC French trade tomahawk pattern, it is hand-forged to shape, forge-welded, sanded for a smooth finish and then given a little file embellishment. The blade is 2-7/8in long and the axe head is 5-1/2in long. It is mild steel with a high carbon bit and fitted with a hand shaped 16in long hickory handle that has been fire-blackened.
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