Chased Viking Axe

The bit of this axe is a shade under 4in, it is a 10th century style bearded axe with a modified Jelling pattern chased in to the eye and blade.

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The bit is high carbon steel forge welded in. The handle is made from white ash, treated with a mixture of linseed oil and beeswax and flame darkened, it is 21in long    (#263)

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