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Forged leaf spring integral hatchet Estwing inspired

Discussion in 'For Sale: Fixed Blades' started by cardman, Oct 16, 2020.

  1. cardman

    cardman KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    176
    Feb 6, 2014
    Up for sale my first integral handled hatchet. The hatchet was made from a large truck spring forged to shape and ground finish, 16" total length, poll is 2 1/4" wide and 3/4" thick, blade is 4 1/2" wide, weighs about 3lbs. The entire axe is heat treated, the blade is 55 RC and the neck and handle was torch tempered to around 40 for toughness. The handle scales are orange g10 with 3 1/4 stainless steel pins and 3/4" stainless lanyard tube. The sheath is made from 7oz leather dyed black with orange stitching. Price is $300 includes shipping with insurance, PayPal only US only.

    [​IMG]DSC05042 by smith_ts625, on Flickr

    [​IMG]DSC05045 by smith_ts625, on Flickr

    [​IMG]DSC05044 by smith_ts625, on Flickr
     
  2. john dinunno

    john dinunno Gold Member Gold Member

    58
    Oct 12, 2019
    Very nice job!
     
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  3. 3fifty7

    3fifty7 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 24, 2016
    Well done
     
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  4. Stelth

    Stelth

    Jul 15, 2007
    That is gorgeous! Well done.
     
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  5. abcdef

    abcdef

    Oct 28, 2005
    Your work makes me wish I chopped things.
     
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  6. LG&M

    LG&M

    Dec 19, 2005
    I second what everyone above posted.
     
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  7. bwlacey

    bwlacey Platinum Member Platinum Member

    840
    Nov 12, 2013
    Beautifully done!
     
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