Chased Trade 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.  The tomahawk is hand-forged from mild steel with a high carbon bit forge welded in.  The handle is of curly maple with a traditional aqua fortis stain and a linseed oil beeswax finish with pewter end caps.

The axe head is 5-1/4in long from bit to pol and the bit is 2-3/4in.  Overall the axe is 17-3/4in long.  (#303)