This is a right handed axe although it was made so that the handle could be put in from the other side to make it a left handed axe. It is hand forged from mild steel with a high carbon steel bit forge welded in. The handle is hickory with a linseed oil beeswax finish. The bit is 3-3/4in. long, the axe is 4-1/3in. from bit to pol and is 16-1/2in long overall.
Carpenter’s Side Axe (#289)