"The Skeggøx" - One-Handed 24" Battle Axe
⚔️ NORSE STYLING - Drawing inspiration from Viking artifacts, this Viking replica axe features hand carved Norse runes along its rosewood shaft.
⚔️ HAND-FORGED SKEGG AX HEAD - Constructed to last and designed to perform, each battle axe features a 6" skegg ax head (bearded - elongated, hooked shape) with semi-razor sharp edge which has been given an excellent heat treatment to achieve a 55-58 Rockwell scale hardness.
⚔️ BUILT FOR BATTLE - This axe is no toy, and is fully functional. The axe head is secured using a wedge and pin technique favored by true weapons makers and blacksmiths. Though we do advise against cleaving down your enemies, as this will result in imprisonment. Also, this axe is NOT for chopping wood.
⚔️ ROSEWOOD SHAFT - The axe handle is made from one piece of quality rosewood, one of the most hard and durable timbers available. The handle features features a genuine leather cross stitch and grip.
- Shaft - Material: Rosewood | Length: 24 inches | Thickness: 1.25 inches
- Weight - 2.1 lbs (not including sheath)
- Blade - Material: 1095 Carbon Steel | Edge: Semi-sharp | Length: 6 inches | Hardness: 55-58 RC
The Norse Tradesman, authentic, hand forged Viking battle axe is no trinket. This nimble, yet impeccably crafted melee weapon will strike fear into the hearts of your enemies, just as it did in ages past. A skilled Viking warrior would often fight with a small ax in one hand and a shield in the other. The versatility of this weapon made it a staple of Norse raiders and warriors.
And of course, the simple functionality of the weapon was not the only concern. The Nordic warrior held his weapon in great reverence and often lavished them with elaborate decorations. The quality of which indicated a warrior's social status in Norse society.