Viking - Norse Tomahawk

£46.00
Brand: Cold Steel
SKU
90N

Capturing the Viking spirit, the Norse Hawk's 4" blade features a highly curved cutting edge and terminates in two sharp points. These points increase the chance of a stick when the Vikings of old hurled these at the enemy.

Specifications

 ImperialMetric
Weight 22.6oz 0.64kg
Primary Edge 4" 10.2cm
Hawk Length 5½" 14.0cm
Handle Details American Hickory
Steel Drop Forged 1055 Carbon
Overall 22" 55.9cm
Country of Origin Taiwan 


Sheath Available - SC90N

Cold Steel
These superb tomahawks, axe and hammers are precision drop forged from 1055 Carbon steel. Drop forging is, without doubt, the best method of manufacture for any impact tool, particularly one with a cutting edge. During the forging process a metal ingot is heated almost white hot and then formed into shape in a series of progressive dies. The large steel dies are fixed to enormous compressed air hammers. Each die hammers the hot metal into a gradually more finished shape. The steel is kneaded and compressed into a completely homogenous mass making the grain structure uniform and minimising gas pockets or other imperfections that can ruin the construction of a hand forged hawk. This is why most good axes, hatchets, and hammers are drop forged. These hawks are differentially heat treated. This means that the cutting edge and hammer face is fully hardened, while the balance is left relatively soft to absorb the shock of striking blows.

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