This is a broad hewing axe of a style used during our colonial period till well into the nineteenth century. The axe is handled for a right handed user but can be made left handed by inserting the handle from the other side.
It is hand forged from mild steel with a high carbon bit forge welded in. The axe has a 10 in. bit and is 11 in. from bit to pol. The overall length is 24″.
Broad Axe #305