Gransfors Bruk

Small Carpenter's Axe

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Gransfors Bruks Small Carpenter's Axe

This axe has a straight edge and thin blade with low angle of the bevel face, suited for work in dry wood. The forged inward curve from the heel to the lip of the head permits your hand to grip almost straight above the center of the edge. This, and the long straight cutting edge, gives rigidity, stability, and control when cutting. Functions like a good heavy knife. The axe poll is ground and can be used as a hammer.

The head weighs 1 1/2 lb and has a 3 1/2" face. The axe has an 18" hickory handle and a grain-leather sheath.

 

  NOTE: Anyone removing a sheath from the Gränsfors Bruk axe must replace it gently by first feeding the heel of the cutting edge into the base of the sheath, (there is that little pocket at the bottom of the sheath), followed  by feeding the top portion of the cutting edge into the top of the sheath.  This should prevent a sheath from being damaged.  A cut sheath is usually damaged by someone trying to simultaneously feed the whole edge into the  sheath at once or wiggling it in spite of feeling some resistance. 

The axes are VERY sharp and will readily cut a sheath that is not put on with care.  If it doesn't, you are lucky.  

If and when such damage occurs replacement sheaths are available for purchase.

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