The Hudson Bay Axe is forged by Rikard Jansson, an experienced smith at Wetterlings. Originally engineered as a lightweight chopping axe, its wider wedge angle and the hefty weight of its head make it equally suited to splitting work. The axe possesses one of the oldest American head forms. It takes its name from its frequent use as a barter axe between the French traders and Native Americans inhabiting the area around Hudson Bay.
Wetterlings in Sweden has been making hand-forged axes from premium carbon steel since 1880. Features of a Wetterlings axe:
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