From the Manufacturer
Estwing's first and finest solid steel hammers and tools, like the Estwing 16-Inch Steel Campers Axe #E44A, are unsurpassed in quality, balance and finish. Forged one piece tool steel - strongest construction known. Fully polished head and handle neck. All with Estwing's exclusive New Shock Reduction Grip (up to 50% reduction in shock caused by impact), confirmed by independent laboratory tests.