Spike Ax #379

This axe is patterned after axes that were traded to native Americans in the north east of what is now the United States in the eighteenth century.  

Spike axe # 379, detail

Spike Ax, item #379       Price:  $240.00

The body of the axe is of hand forged mild steel with a high carbon steel bit and spike end forge welded in.This axe also has some file embellishment that is in keeping with the period.  

 

 

 

 

The handle is of hickory wood with a linseed oil and beeswax finish that has been heated to melt the finish into the wood and to darken the color.  The length of the axe is 7 ¾ “ from bit to spike tip and the bit is 2 ⅜” from heel to toe and the handle is 17 ½” long from the base of the axe head to the end.

Spike Ax, item #379       Price:  $240.00

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