Viking Wood Axe with leather Edge cover
Superb Viking Wood Axe from Blacksmith S. Djarv. Handforged Swedish high carbon steel head (56-58HRC) with a 5 1/2in long beard cutting edge, this is a superb hand made axe for cutting and carving. 13in Overall length with a swan neck handle, lightly chequred.
All made in Northern Sweden by Svente and Elsa Djarv.
The axe was made after Elsa's father dug up an authentic Viking Axe head in Gotland Sweden and Svante then used this as a template for these Viking axes.
Made in Sweden
OAL 13in, Head 1 3/4lb (approx) 5 1/2in cutting face, single bevel, both sides bevelled.
Comes with Leather Blade cover, see images for details.
SEE VIDEO BELOW, THIS IS NOT SVENTE, BUT GIVES YOU AN IDEA OF HOW MUCH TIME AND CRAFT GOES INTO THESE FINE AXES