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American Double Bit Felling Axe

Sale price Price £140.00 Regular price

Few axes are more iconic than the American ‘Double Bit’. Double bit felling axes spread across America during the 19th century when the logging industry was still reliant on axes for felling trees.

Head Weight: 1.6kg | Handle Length: 75cm

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 
• Stamped with 'Helko' crown mark

Handle 
• 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