Council Tool Velvicut American Felling Axe (4 lbs) with 36" Curved Handle
Top quality axe from Council Tools. Council has been making hand tools since 1886, and they set the standard for quality and design. The Velvicut line of products represents Council Tool's finest accomplishment in the axe making craft. Velvicut axes use the finest steel (5160 grade alloy steel) and the finest hickory, to make an axe that rivals anything from Scandinavia. The American Felling axe is made with a Dayton style head, which is perfect for general chopping and felling duties. The design originates from the Dayton, Ohio area. As the name implies, the American Felling axe is designed to cut wood with maximum efficiency. This axe comes with a curved 36" American Hickory handle, which will give you substantial swinging power. The axe head is drop forged and tempered to Rc 52-56 which exceeds ANSI standards, and comes with a light coating of oil. Axe head is honed to a razor edge. Grade A hickory handle come with a linseed oil finish and is dried below 10% moisture content during installation to minimize shrinkage and loosening. Comes with a premium leather sheath.