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Council Tool Double Bit Axe

  • Michigan pattern double bit axe with phantom bevels and a 36" straight handle
  • Phantom bevels -- or hollows -- are designed to reduce sticking and minimize burst wood chips
  • Hand sharpened double bits for cutting and splitting, sharpened in the same manner
  • Forged USA tool steel head, with tempered bit hardness of Rc 48-55 1-1/4 inches from the cutting edge
  • Natural steel finish on head and cutting edges coated in clear lacquer to deter rust
  • 36" double-bit American hickory handle. Eye section is dried to below 10% moisture content to minimize shrinkage and help prevent loosening
  • Axe head is hydraulically seated onto handle and secured with a serrated aluminum wedge. The serrated shape improves bite and the aluminum choice of material is strong, lightweight and does not change size with moisture content
  • The interior detail of the eye is tapered and allows for a strong mechanical bond. Approximately 1/2" of overall length of handle is removed during assembly
  • All made in USA
  • Total length: 87cm, each blade cutting edge length: 12cm, weight 2.15kg
Council Tool Double Bit Axe$130.00 
  • Spare Parts for Double Bit Axe:
Pulaski/DB Handle (70-013)$30.00