Black Forest Midweight Woodworker

  • The Black Forest Woodworker was originally designed for the renowned Black Forest of Germany. It is the quintessential tool for the experienced woodsman. This new axe is a midweight version of our now iconic 1000g Woodworker. With a slightly heavier head weight and longer 70cm handle, this axe gives a bit more when you need it, while still retaining its useful compact size, allowing it to be used as both a midweight work axe and a dependable packing tool. The widened blade allows this axe to perform exceptionally well as a cutting tool, while still being able to handle moderate splitting work. Comes with our standard top grain cowhide 6-7oz leather adjustable sheath.

    Head Weight 1250g / Gross Weight 2000g / Handle Length 70cm
  • Head
    • C45 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
    • 'Helko' crown mark hammered into cheek

    Handle
    • Crafted in Switzerland 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



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