Making An Axe Handle From A Log





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Published on Aug 17, 2009

Sometime last year, I think it was, I watched a video by a very talented craftsman by the name of Niklas Karlsson from Sweden. In the video he broke his Axe handle and I remember thinking at the time a replacement handle would make a good project. It wasn't until recently that I needed to make one for one of my old Dad's Axe heads that I found at the bottom of a pile. I do not have a problem with using seasoned or green wood, if I use green, then I wait for it to dry and then assemble it, this piece happens to be seasoned and not a particulaly good piece at that. Only one of the quarters were straight grained and the growth rings are about 5 to 8 per inch which is OK for Ash grain orientation is parallel to the head but it doesn't have to be.

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  • Artist

    • Sonny Landreth
  • Album

    • Outward Bound
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    • SME (on behalf of Volcano); UBEM, UMPG Publishing


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