1844 Hatchet - Shou Sugi Ban
Made by Anchor Axe Co. for Bradley Mountain
The 1844 hatchet is perfect for any camper. For it's size it
packs a punch. It's convenient for many tasks such as splitting firewood, clearing brush, limbing branches, and preparing kindling. It's useful at base camp, or tucked in a canoe, or vehicle.
Head weight - 2 ¼ lbs.
Total weight - 3 ½ lbs
Handle length - 28 in.
Steel-German C50 high grade carbon steel, open face drop
forged, heat treated, and oil- hardened
Polished to a reflective finish
Handle- American hickory grade A, sanded with 150 grit smooth
Hung with hardwood wedge and steel ring
4 coats of boiled linseed oil finish
Handle Charred with flame - Shou Sugi Ban is an ancient Japanese waterproofing technique.