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Council Velvicut 4 lb Premium Dayton Pattern Felling Axe


Council Velvicut 4 lb Premium Dayton Pattern Felling Axe
Highland Item # 129584
CELEBRATING 125 YEARS - MADE IN THE USA


Price : $169.99
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Council Velvicut 4 lb Premium Dayton Pattern Felling Axe

Velvicut is Council's premium line. Council combines modern technology with 125 years of axe making experience to produce an heirloom quality tool. The grade "A" hickory handle is selected for grain orientation and density, and is mounted to the head in a traditional manner using a softwood wedge crossed with a steel wedge for added security. The handle and the head have a light linseed oil coating to protect and showcase the natural beauty of the materials. The sheath is made of premium leather with a buckle for fastening and an embossed logo. All components are made in the USA.

The 4 lb Dayton Axe is used for felling and chopping jobs. The pattern is named for the Dayton, Ohio area - where it originated. The forged steel head and hickory handle are made in America. The cutting edge is treated to Rc 50-54.

The 4 lb Velvicut Dayton Axe comes with a leather sheath.

  • Edge Length 4-3/4"
  • Head Length 7"
  • Overall Length 34"
  • Head weight 4 lbs

From the Manufacturer

Seasoned Council Tool craftsmen combine 125 years of tool making know-how, modern techniques, and excellent materials. Premium axes are drop forged from alloy steel for strength and toughness. Heads are rough ground and profiled in a robotic work cell. Bits are quenched and tempered for superior edge holding. Bit sharpening is by hand and an experienced one at that with increasingly fine grit abrasives and finished with leather. Custom handles, selected for grain orientation and density, are grade A American hickory, white sapwood, or red hardwood. Axe heads are lightly oiled and left unpainted to showcase the natural steel beauty.

This top-of-the-line, world class axe is made for the serious user, collector, outdoorsman, or tool aficionado. It is not for everyone but rather for those who seek the best.


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