A Danish style axe from the 11th century, although the original type is in all probability much older. The axe is characterized by its long extended edge and its curved handle.
The broad axe was first and foremost a tool used for woodworking, such as in cutting and smoothing planks for house and boat construction.
Curved handle, 19.7"
Lenght of edge, 14.6"
Weight including handle, approx. 2.9lbs
Gransfors Bruks axes are forged by professional blacksmiths that take great time and effort in their trade. The proof of this professionalism is in the way they are able to forge axes with such precision and beauty. There is no need to stone, grind, smooth or paint the axes in order to eliminate imperfections. At Gransfors Bruks, the forging crafter is allotted sufficient time to complete each axe or hatchet with the care necessary. The smiths do their best forging right from the beginning in order to produce the finest axes and hatchets in the world.