This axe is patterned after one of the Swedish Rus Viking axes of about the 10th century. The eye and body of the axe is of mild steel with a high carbon bit forge welded in. The handle is made of hickory and fire blackened and finished with linseed oil and bees wax.
The bit of this axe is 3 1/8″ from horn to horn and is 5″ from pol to bit. The over all length is 18 3/8″.