Axes & Hatchets

1844 Helko Werk Germany Saxon Splitting Axe

helko werk germany saxon splitting axe

The Saxon Splitter is a German crafted splitter with a head designed to deliver highly effective strikes that increase splitting efficiency. The heel of the axe blade (bottom point of edge) features a small turnaround hook for log moving. This is a very capable splitting tool that handles like an axe but has the splitting power of a full size maul.

Each piece is hand crafted by Helko's Master Smiths, lifelong artisans of metalcraft. The Smith uses tongs on an open face drop forge to shape the head, a skill requiring impressive control and hand eye coordination that can only be achieved through years of practice. Once satisfied with his work, the Smith hammers the Helko Werk crown logo into the cheek. Only minimal supplementary work is performed, allowing each blade to proudly display its forging marks. No two pieces are exactly alike.

HEAD
+ Made in Wuppertal, Germany
+ German C45 high grade carbon steel, 53-56 HRC
+ Drop forged, heat treated, and oil-hardened
+ Safety screw installed through head and into handle

HANDLE
+ Crafted in Switzerland from FSC certified Grade A American hickory
+ Individually selected for grain orientation and density
+ Hand finished with boiled linseed oil
+ Red powder-coated steel overstrike protector
+ Traditionally hung with softwood wedge and notched steel ring wedge for maximum security

INCLUDED
+ Premium, vegetable-tanned, leather sheath, handmade in USA
+ 1oz bottle of Axe-Guard

SPECS
+Length: 31 in.
+Head Weight: 6.2 lb
+Total Weight: 8.5 lb

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Helko Werk Germany Mini Spalter Compact Splitting Axe

helko werk germany mini spalter compact splitting axe

The Spaltaxt's little brother. This miniature version of the Spaltaxt delivers surprising power. It is a compact, highly capable German style splitting axe, designed primarily for lighter splitting work. The dual wedge head design delivers highly effective strikes that increase splitting efficiency and prevent the head from becoming stuck or pinched in logs. The Mini Spalter's 2.25 pound head and short 20" handle are perfect for small firewood, camping, and stocking wood stoves. For a small campfire, or the occasional evening in the living room, this axe is just about perfect.

Each piece is hand crafted by Helko's Master Smiths, lifelong artisans of metalcraft. The Smith uses tongs on an open face drop forge to shape the head, a skill requiring impressive control and hand eye coordination that can only be achieved through years of practice. Once satisfied with his work, the Smith hammers the Helko Werk crown logo into the cheek. Only minimal supplementary work is performed, allowing each blade to proudly display its forging marks. No two pieces are exactly alike.

HEAD
+ Handmade in Wuppertal, Germany
+ German C50 high grade carbon steel, 53-56 HRC
+ Open face drop forged, heat treated, and oil-hardened
+ Helko crown hammered into cheek

HANDLE
+ Crafted in Switzerland from Grade A American hickory
+ Selected for strength, grain orientation, and density
+ Boiled linseed oil finish, 150 grit smooth sanded
+ Hung with softwood wedge and notched steel ring wedge

INCLUDED
+ Vegetable-tanned leather sheath, USA made
+ 1oz bottle of Axe-Guard

SPECS
+ Length: 20 in.
+ Head Weight: 2.25 lb
+ Total Weight: 3.5 lb

NOTE
*Handle colors may vary lighter or darker than photos.

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Council Tool 2# Wood-Craft Pack Axe, 24-Inch, Hickory Handle

council tool wood-craft pack axe, 24in

The Council Tool Wood-Craft 2 lb. Pack Axe with 24" curved handle is designed as a multi-functional premium axe that can literally do anything asked of it. Cut, chop, split, carve, shave, hew, hammer and build – this axe can do it all and more. It is made from 5160 American Steel and heat treated on both ends for superior strength – so chop, hammer and survive away! Includes a leather mask to protect your pack axe from the elements, and you from the razor edge.

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