Gränsfors Double-bit Axe 29,5'' handle
Different models of double-bit axes have been popular in the US since the last quarter of the 19th century because of its balanced feel and verysatility. Typically, one blade was sharpened to a finely honed, narrow "felling edge", while the second blade was ground slightly blunter, and used or knots and cutting near the ground where a finely sharpened blade was more likely to be damaged. Today the double-bit axe is used as a Working Axe or as a Throwing Axe for timber sports.
The head weighs 3lb and the face of the bits are about 6". The throwing axe has a 29" straight hickory handle It comes with two grain-leather sheaths.