Carpenter’s Side Axe

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