Council Tool - Sport Utility 2.25 lb Boy's Axe - 28 in. Handle

Council Tool - Sport Utility 2.25 lb Boy&
Council Tool - Sport Utility 2.25 lb Boy&

Council Tool - Sport Utility 2.25 lb Boy's Axe - 28 in. Handle

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2.25 lbs. Dayton axe head outfitted with a 34 in. curved hickory handle. Popularly referred to as a “boy’s” axe. A “mid” sized tool. Dayton pattern originated from the Dayton, Ohio, area.

Council Tool's "Sport Utility" grade axes are high-quality yet entry-level axes.

  • Forged tool steel head. Made in USA.
  • Hand sharpened, tapered bit for cutting and light splitting.
  • 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 boiled Linseed Oil over the as forged finish.
  • 34 in. curved American hickory handle. Eye section is dried to below 10% moisture content to minimize shrinkage and help prevent loosening.  Hafted high and proud.
  • Axe head is hydraulically seated onto handle and secured with a traditional double wedge system.
  • The interior detail of the eye is tapered and allows for a strong mechanical bond. Approximately 1/4 in. of overall length of the handle is removed during assembly.

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