Dayton Boy’s Axe - 24"

Axe by Council Tool
$139.00
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From Council Tool, this "mid" sized axe is one of the most popular “Truck Axes” and multi-use Bushcraft Axes available today. Head weight and handle size options make this axe an extremely versatile workhorse. 

FEATURES:

  • 2.25 lb
  • Forged tool steel head.
  • Dayton pattern originated from the Dayton, Ohio, area.
  • 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.
  • 24 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.
  • Made in the USA

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