Helko Black Forest Woodworker (13562)

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Helko Black Forest Axe Review

Helko Werk is one one of the leading forgers of axes in the world. With more than 150 years experience, Helko brings it all to bear in every one of their axe tools products.

Helko Black Forest Woodworker (13562) Axe is an excellent example of the craftsmanship and detail you can expect. The 2.2  pound blade of this quality tool is made of German C45 high grade carbon steel that is drop forged, heat treated, and oil hardened.

The axe handle is hand crafted in Switzerland from sustainably sourced and Forest Stewardship Council certified USA Hickory wood, lightly lacquered, and given a black-dipped grip. Comes with a black leather blade guard.

The Black Forest Woodworker was originally designed for the renowned Black Forest of Germany. It is the quintessential tool for the experienced woodsman. Helko Black Forest Woodworker (13562) axe’s compact size bestows substantial versatility, allowing it to be used as both a lightweight work axe and a dependable packing tool. The widened blade allows this axe to perform exceptionally well as a cutting tool, while still being able to handle moderate splitting work.

Helko Werk Axe Germany

Each piece is handcrafted by Helko’s Master Smiths with over 170 years of expertise. Once the smith is satisfied with his work, the Helko crown logo is hammered into the head. No supplementary work, such as grinding, buffing, or painting is performed, thereby allowing each blade to proudly display its forging marks. As no two pieces are exactly alike, each axe is truly unique.

Helko Black Forest Woodworker Axe Features
+ Handmade in Germany by Helko’s Master Smiths
+ German C45 high grade carbon steel
+ Handle is hand crafted in Switzerland from sustainably sourced and FSC certified (Forest Stewardship Council) American hickory
+ Handle is individually selected for grain orientation and density
+ Handle is coated with boiled linseed oil
+ Features the Helko crown logo
+ Wood wedge with additional steel ring wedge
+ Open die drop forged, heat treated, and oil-hardened
+ Includes premium leather sheath, handmade in USA
+ Includes 1oz bottle of Axe-Guard
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