2.25# Boy’s Axe with 24 in. Curved Wooden Handle and Mask


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Boy’s Axe 2.25# with 24 in. Curved Hickory Handle with Sport Utility Finish

2.25 lbs. Dayton axe head outfitted with a 24 in. curved hickory handle. Popularly referred to as a boy’s axe. A mid-sized tool. Dayton pattern originated from the Dayton, Ohio, area.

The Boy’s Axe is a very popular mid-sized tool for outdoorsmen everywhere. Small enough to pack, but it carries the punch of a much larger axe and excels in the Eastern woodlands and anywhere some serious wood needs to be put away.

  • Forged tool steel head. Made in USA.
  • 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.

Each boy’s axe comes complete with a Natural Leather Mask:

Natural Leather Mask, Riveted Design with Strap for Hudson Bay and Boy Axes

You always want to cover the bit of your boy’s axe when you aren’t using it. These Natural Leather Masks with a riveted design and adjustable leather strap is an economical alternative to more expensive sheaths. It covers the bit and the strap makes for a secure fit.

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What's the head weight?

It's a 2.25 pound Dayton style head with leather mask included.

Handle length?

The handle is American hickory and is about 24in. or slightly less after hafting.

Are these made in the USA?

Yes, every component.


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