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    Finnish/Earlier Scandi axes - Kirves

    Yes. It's my job. https://axeandadze.com/products/finnish-type-universal-axe-by-mapsyst From the sketches and computer modeling to the last curve of the handle. The steel is the same as the axe/adze you already know and used... It pass all of the torture and tests like ever new axe I'm...
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    vintage axe

    It is really hard to find this axe even here. There is some kind of a legend that during the end of 1890's The Ottoman Empire made an order to an Austrian manufacturer special batch of this axes... For me it is something like the grail to find it... I have collection of 500+ axes... Most of them...
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    vintage axe

    From what I can see from the picture of the autor of this tread the axe is a normal vintage handforged Bulgarian axe. It's extremely difficult to forge an axe like that. Believe me. Unfortunately I have to agree with Square_Peg that there is a tons of real forged Bulgarian bearded axes on ebay...
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    Traditional wood used for axe handle used in europe ?

    Here in Bulgaria we are using mostly beech, ash, oak, acacia, and for some of my customers I'm using "дрян". I think that it is harder than american hikory... I think it is cornus or dogwood in english...
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    Recommendation? A bearded spike hawk

    I have couple of them - hanging... ;*) Cheers!
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    Saddle axe ;)

    I was inspired from this: "The first double-bit ax was probably made by William Mann in Pennsylvania at about 1850."
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    Saddle axe ;)

    Yeah! ;)) I was starting to be doubt about fire and the wheel... About axe- it looks fresh, very modern and simple- ergonomic tool... The viking era will come after ~800- 1000 years... 2400 old tool.
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    Saddle axe ;)

    Think it might be interesting to know... The double bit axe is not an american invention. ;) http://m.novinite.com/articles/129942/Bulgarian+Archaeologists+Find+Iron+Labrys+at+Ancient+Thracian+Kings'+Residence [/URL][/IMG] Here is the room where the pics was taken...
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    Axeandadze

    Thank you, man! Glad that you like it! Let it serve you well for the long time! Here is my new project: Soon will be available for ordering. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWpULBfXj3M ;*))))
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    Axeandadze

    Thank you, Steve! I'll need 2-3 days to prepare it!... Here is axeandadze in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSXdsTc7Nkc As you may see I'm not very good bowl carver... ;*) Cheers!!! ;*)
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    New project! I'm back!

    I don't think that this axe head should be modified. If I was in you, maybe I'll try to restore it n the original condition as close as I can, man...
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    In case anyone was wondering... Bulgarian hatchet from the Bay or the Big River sites

    Thank you! It's nice to see good coments for my axe! Can I use you photos in my facebook page, man! And if you have more I'll be glad to post them...
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    Slovenia Ebay Axe heads

    Getting close... "б" is right one.
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    Slovenia Ebay Axe heads

    Search for drawings by ГОСТ. This is a Russian standart...
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    Slovenia Ebay Axe heads

    Oooo. The topor should have real russian handle... They call it "топорище". Search for images... and you'll get drawings...
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    Slovenia Ebay Axe heads

    I already show you that this is quality russian carpenter axe. As I can see it is made 1964. 80 is type of steel- russians call it "инструментальная сталь У8"...
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    Slovenia Ebay Axe heads

    Ну! Вот так делается! ;*) Молодец! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17Y37R3JqLo&index=30&list=PLgqUA3IXq4qYiUpf4jo0wvdQjSxLeI1AN
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    Axeandadze

    Already finished!!! ;*) The ultimate bearded splitter... ;*)
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    Slovenia Ebay Axe heads

    Топор плотницкий...
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    Slovenia Ebay Axe heads

    Seems that seller doesn't know anything about axes which is selling... This is strange... The price is excellent for the quality of the russian topor listed! Even in Russia these are rare.
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