Gransfors Bruk Large Swedish Carving Axe #475-1
The Gränsfors Large Carving Axe is used for woodworking and shaping wood. The axe has been developed in collaboration with master craftsmen Wille Sundqvist and Onni Linnanheimo, with inspiration from old designs. The Large Carving Axe has a relatively long, curved cutting edge which is double-sided as standard. The axe is also available as a special order with the edge ground specifically for right-handed or left-handed carving.
The Large Carving Axe, Grinded left side, has a short bevel face on the right side of the edge, if the axe is held in the right hand with the handle down and head up. The left side of the edge has a longer, slightly concave bevel face, which provides excellent support when carving.
The Large Carving Axe, Grinded right side, has a short bevel face on the left side of the edge, if the axe is held in the left hand with the handle down and head up. The right side of the edge has a longer, slightly concave bevel face, which provides excellent support when carving.
Right-handed persons normally use Large Carving Axe, Grinded left side, and Left-handed persons normally use Large Carving Axe, Grinded right side, while the longer slightly concave bevel face come near the wood and therefore provides excellent support when carving.
The handle has an uneven surface, giving good friction for a firm grip. The axe is also available as a special order with a carved handle, giving even better grip and control.
As with all of Gransfors products, it is of excellent quality; hand-forged and made using traditional Swedish methods. Each axe head comes individually stamped with the smith's initials, while the hickory handle is boiled in linseed oil and rolled in bees wax for a smooth water repellant finish.
Each Gransfors Axe head is hand-forged from high quality Swedish steel that is honed, tempered & annealed to the perfect hardness by the experienced Gränfors Bruk Swedish Smiths who stamp their initials on the head. Each Gransfors axe is a one-of-a-kind masterpiece you'll treasure for years to come.
Warranty & Service: Remember to keep the warranty card that is stapled to the inside back cover of your Axe Book and keep the proof of purchase from NORTH RIVER OUTDOORS as an premium authorized dealer. Gransfors Service & Support covers your Axe Head for 20 years from date-of-purchase.
Please Note: Within the USA, Gransfors only distributes the 475-1 with a double bevel edge which is the most popular and can be used either left or right. The single sided option (left or right) is not available to USA Gransfors Axe Retailers.
- Model: 475-1 (carved handle)
- Length with handle: 37 cm (14.5”)
- Weight: 1 kg (2.2 lb)
- Sheath in vegetable-tanned leather
- Made in Sweden Since 1902
- Edge: Double Bevel Sharpened Edge
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