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Raymond Richard 06-21-2007 01:07 PM

Hunters ax
Lost interest for over a year with axes. Here's the first one with hopes of doing more. The head was forged from a piece of landing gear from a bush plane. There's a story that goes along with that but won't go into it now. The head is 5160, just over 5" with a 3" cutting edge. Handle is stab. curly hickory and its 14".

john costa 06-22-2007 06:21 AM

Everyone must be asleep at the wheel.... Let me be the first to say wow. Thats my kind of work Raymond. I know it my be asking alot , but could you show the "eye " of the axe , and explain briefly how you formed it ?

thewap 06-22-2007 07:37 AM

I will second that "wow!". I'm a big fan of Raymond's work, big fan of hawks, and a bigger fan of functional hawks. That hatchet/hawk is the nicest design I have seen in a while. Love the curly hickory, love the design, just outstanding!:)

Raymond Richard 06-22-2007 09:16 AM

John, Thanks for noticing this ax! I've got another small ax I will be finishing up today. I'll take a picture of the eye on the next one either late today or tomorrow and post it.

john costa 06-23-2007 08:39 AM

thanks Raymond

Alberto 06-24-2007 08:24 PM

Lovely axe!!And the little knife too!!

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