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This axe was my second attempt and is made from English Elm. It has a fossil shell as a handle end design.The shield is Medium Density Fibreboard painted with acrylic paints.
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#1 posted 03-12-2011 03:03 PM
I really like the way your axe handle flows. Well done!
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#2 posted 03-12-2011 06:07 PM
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#3 posted 03-16-2011 04:54 PM
Awesome carving on the handle. I will have to try that. :) Is the axe head solid wood as well? Great painting as well.
-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."
#4 posted 03-16-2011 06:31 PM
Many thanks…., the head is a real steel one that the handle had long since rotted away from. I initially polished it up but it didnt seem to go with the look of the shield so I painted it with acrylic paints on a sponge.
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#5 posted 03-25-2011 05:08 PM
I love these handles! Great job on this and all your work…...............................
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
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#6 posted 03-25-2011 05:11 PM
This is some serious stuff. Really fantastic work.
-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog
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