Some pictures - note the obtuse edge bevel.
Then some pictures of pictures of ideas for modification.
The head definitely needs work. The handle is quality, I'd like to preserve it. Modifying the underside will require removing the head, however. Never done that. It has a circular metal wedge in addition to the usual wooden wedge.
If this wasn't already hardened I'd put the cheeks on my friend's 36"-radius platen and make this thing really work. I suppose we could anneal and re-heat-treat it.... hm.