The Black Forest Heavyweight Woodworker is a cutting axe with a traditional wide-bit German woodworker blade and is ideal for heavy cutting and felling, as well as being capable of splittting tasks. This sharp, slim, wide-bit woodworker head will outperform most American pattern felling axes at cutting tasks. Comes with our top grain cowhide 6-7oz leather adjustable sheath.
Blade Width:140mm | Head Weight:1600g | Gross Weight:2200g | Handle:80cm
Note: Image shows axe with metal overstrike handle protector. The handle protector does not come as standard with this axe.
Head • C50 high grade carbon steel • Open die drop forged by hand, heat treated, and oil-hardened • Approximately 53-56HRC (Rockwell) • Hand ground and sharpened bit / blade • Stamped with 'Helko' crown mark Handle • Crafted from Grade 'A' American hickory • Individually selected for grain orientation and density • Hand finished with boiled linseed oil • Traditionally hung using softwood wedge and round steel ring wedge