Velvicut Hudson Bay Axe 2 Lb. w/ 24" Handle
2 lb. Hudson Bay axe head outfitted with an 28″ curved hickory handle and furnished with a sheath:
This is a two-handed camp axe with forged tool steel head, used for light splitting, chopping, driving tent pegs, etc. Hand sharpened, tapered bit for cutting and light splitting.
Durable sheath with snap and belt slit is included.
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ANSI Standards call for bit hardness of Rc 45-60, at least ½ inch back from the cutting edge.Council Tool internal standards call for tempered bit hardness of Rc 48-55 and we target 1-1/4 inches from the cutting edge.The poll and eye walls are not hardened and remain in the as forged condition.Head coated with black enamel and the cutting edge in clear lacquer to deter rust.28″ American hickory handle.
Eye section is dried to below 10% moisture content to minimize shrinkage and help prevent loosening. Axe head is hydraulically seated onto handle and secured in a traditional manner with a wooden wedge and a round steel wedge. The interior detail of the eye is tapered and allows for a strong mechanical bond. Approximately 1/2″-1″ of overall length of the handle is removed during assembly making to overall length of the tool around 26″
Made in the USA.