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Helko Traditional Bavarian Woodworker Axe (Germany)

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Original price $189.98 - Original price $189.98
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$189.98 - $189.98
Current price $189.98

The Bavarian Woodworker is a full-size traditional German cutting axe, with the heft and power required for heavy felling work. The 3 ½ lb. Rheinland pattern axe head has a sharp, slim, wide-bit blade that will outperform most American pattern felling axes at cutting work. The pattern is named after Germany's famous Rhein River Valley, a heavily forested region where cutting axes like these have been in use for centuries. This axe is well suited for felling large trees, and can also be used for splitting medium firewood. Perfect for the farm, home, or cabin.


  • ​Head Weight: 3 ½ lbs.
  • Total Weight: 5 ½ lbs.
  • Bit Length: 5 ½ in​.
  • ​Handle Length: 31 in.


  • Hand forged using a drop hammer on open dies
  • Premium grade C50 high carbon steel
  • 53-56 HRC (Rockwell Hardness)


  • Sustainably sourced grade A American hickory
  • Individually selected for grain orientation and density
  • Boiled linseed oil finish, 150 grit smooth sanded
  • Hung with hardwood wedge and steel ring wedge​

What's Included

  • 1 oz. bottle of Axe Guard protective oil
  • Vegetable tanned Leather Sheath

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
High quality axe

This is a magnificent axe. You can see the quality through and through. I will be buying more axe products from these folks because I have bought other axes and after using them a short time, the edges chip and you can tell the metal is just soft garbage. I highly recommend this axe

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