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Forum topic by diverlloyd posted 06-07-2015 10:21 PM 874 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-07-2015 10:21 PM

So my buddy was given this axe and doesn’t know it’s attended use. I thought it should have a offset handle and used for some type of carving. Does anyone know what type of axe it is and what it’s used for?

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#1 posted 06-07-2015 10:29 PM

It looks like it’s intended use would be to help in removing limbs and bark on felled trees. .......... Jerry (in Tucson)

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#2 posted 06-07-2015 10:58 PM

Thanks we was leaning toward a debarking axe

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#3 posted 06-07-2015 11:31 PM

Looks to me like a regular single bit axe that got bent.

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#4 posted 06-08-2015 11:58 AM

Never seen an axe like that, AJ! Is the handle painted or fiberglass? Any maker’s marks on the axe head?

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#5 posted 06-08-2015 12:33 PM

I wonder if somebody put a regular axe in a forge, bent the blade and made his own de-barking axe?

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#6 posted 06-08-2015 12:47 PM

I don’t know candy I haven’t seen it in person.

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#7 posted 06-08-2015 01:00 PM

Gee whiz. I thought that EVERYBODY knew that it was for cutting crooked trees. :))
Yep! De-barking. You can also use it on the neighbor’s barking dog.


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#8 posted 06-08-2015 01:12 PM

OK. .. Oh, is it left or right handed? :-)

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