Gränsfors Bruks AB Hunters Axe

By far my most favored tool I carry into the woods when hunting.  This axe is strapped to my pack throughout the fall season.

With a cold bite in the autumn air, and dark clouds building on the horizon, I can see the tell tell signs of a wet and chilly fall storm approaching.  I am comforted knowing that my axe will help me build a shelter and fire.  When I take game in the woods, as I did again this year, the Gränsfors Bruks AB Hunters Axe is there to quickly assist me in the field dressing process.  Whether splitting the pelvis or the brisket, the Bruks is there and makes the job, quick, clean and easy!



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Hunter's Axe
Specially made for hunter. The poll is forged thinner than normal and gently rounded and burnished to a Flay Poll to be used when skinning an animal. You pull the hide with one hand at the same time you hit with the Flay Poll of the axe between the hide and the flesh; and stroke by stroke the hide comes off. The axe is good for chopping, in wood as well as meat. The grip of the handle has circular grooves which gives a steady grip even if your hands are wet or sticky. This axe has received, as the first and only axe in Sweden, a design award from The Swedish Society of Crafts and Design.
The axe has a 3 1/4" face and a 19" hickory handle and the head weighs 1 1/2 lb. It comes with a grain-leather sheath.