This Damascus Dane hawk is forge welded up from two billets of steel, The body of the axe is formed by folding a 100 layer piece of damascus back on its self another 100 layers is then inserted at the edge and the whole axe forge welded together giving 300 layers of steel at the edge.. The pattern in the damascus is formed when the hammering used to make the axe pushed layers beneath each other, the process of the making is written in the steel!
The axe edge is thicker than the material behind it keeping strength at the edge but the weight down.
Damascus Dane hawk modelled after the Viking axes used during the Viking invasions of Britain.
- Dimensions: blade edge 4.5 inches, edge to poll 6 inches, handle 29inches
- Head weight: 13oz
- Axe head Material: edge 15N20 and Cs80 steel,
- Axe handle material: flame blackened Hickory
Price £390 plus p&p
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