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Council Tool 3.5 lbs Double Bit Michigan Axe - 36" Straight HandleImage shown may be a stock photo and is for reference only.

Council Tool 3.5 lbs Double Bit Michigan Axe - 36" Straight Handle

Item #:CNL-35-2MR
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Price:$43.00
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  • Product Description
  • Specifications
  • Safety Notice
  • 3.5 lbs Michigan pattern double bit axe with phantom bevels and a 36" straight handle. Phantom bevels--or hollows--are designed to reduce sticking and minimize burst wood chips. Michigan pattern originated from the state of the same name. Double bit axes were sometimes sharpened in different ways. One end was thinner and sharper and used for knot-free cutting; the other end was thicker and blunter and was used when knots were present or to cut near the ground where contact with dirt was likely.

    • Head made from forged tool steel
    • Hand sharpened double bits for cutting and splitting, sharpened in the same manner
    • Designed to exceed ANSI standards--edge is Rc 48-55 in hardness at 1.25" back from cutting edge
    • Natural steel finish on head and cutting edges coated in clear lacquer to deter rust
    • American hickory handle, eye section is dried to below 10% moisture content to minimize shrinkage and help prevent loosening
    • Axe head is hydraulically seated onto handle and secured with a serrated aluminum wedge--the serrated edge improves bite and the aluminum material is strong, lightweight and does not change size with moisture
    • The interior detail of the eye is tapered and allows for a strong mechanical bond (about 1/2" of the handle is actually removed during assembly)
  • Type
    Axes
    Material
    Hardwood
    Handle Length
    36"
    Approx. Weight (lbs)
    5.2
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