Gransfors Bruk Large Carving Axe CARVED HANDLE is an exceptionally good all-round greenwoodworking axe.
The long curved cutting edge extends above the head’s eye which makes efficient slicing cuts easier to achieve.
The addition of a carved handle gives even better grip, balance and control.
Quite a heavily bearded axe which allows you to get your hand directly behind the bit for close-up fine work.
Available in 3 different grinds:
- Double-sided Ground with equal bevels, suitable for both right and left handed users. Equal bevels makes this the most generally useful axe especially when removing wood from slightly concave features, such as spoon blanks. Will more willingly go where you want it to go compared to the Right or Left Ground Axes. For most people, equal bevels, a relatively thin bit and medium weight will make this a safe choice.
- Right Ground is a handed axe suitable only for right-handed users. Asymmetric bevels, short on the right, long on the left. Right Ground axes work in a slightly different way, they cut at a lower angle, ‘biting’ readily and work on straight or convex surfaces. They don’t come out of concave shapes. Right Ground axes excel at preparing billets ready for the pole lathe and shaping the outside of bowl blanks.
- Left Ground is a handed axe suitable only for left-handed users. Asymmetric bevels, short on the left, long on the right. Left Ground axes work in a slightly different way, they cut at a lower angle, ‘biting’ readily and work on straight or convex surfaces. They don’t come out of concave shapes. Left Ground axes excel at preparing billets ready for the pole lathe and shaping the outside of bowl blanks.
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Comes with a top grain leather sheath and a 20 year guarantee against forging faults.
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Total weight 1kg (2.2lbs), with a 110mm (4 1/3″) long edge.
The 370mm (14 1/2″) long carved handle in beautiful Swedish red beech is faceted along its length. This helps to stay in control of rotational forces.
Gransfors Bruk Large Carving Axe CARVED HANDLE features a distinctly carved swell knob – this helps to balance the axe.
Originally developed in collaboration with Swedish master wood craftsman Wille Sundqvist with inspiration from old axe designs.
Carved handles, come without the Gransfors Bruk logo.
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