Chased Viking Axe

This axe is of a Danish broad axe style with a chased Viking design over the eye on both sides.  The bit of this axe is 4-1/4 in. from horn to horn and is 5-1/4 in. from pol to bit.  the axe is 1-1/4 in. wide at the pol and weighs 22.5 oz.  The axe head is hand forged from mild steel with a high carbon bit forge welded in.  The handle is made of ash with a linseed oil bees wax finish and is 39 in. long.  (#296)

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