Black Forest Heavyweight Woodworker

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.



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• 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
• Stamped with ‘Helko’ crown mark
• 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

Weight2.2 kg

Helko Werk

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