part 1: making a new axe handle

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Re: part 1: making a new axe handle

Postby jrccaim » Sat May 28, 2011 2:13 am

Billman wrote:Have you read the part in one of Sloane's books ....
see http://www.ericsloane.com/bookpage.htm for a full list... many are still in print, or readily available second hand....


Thanks for the link, billman. I have a number of his books but not the one you mention. They are not hard to find, as you say. Sloane's drawings alone are worth the price of the books; he was a superb artist.
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Re: part 1: making a new axe handle

Postby Billman » Tue Dec 31, 2013 11:47 am

Not sure if this link has been posted before: http://nordiskaknivar.wordpress.com/201 ... a/#respond - it concerns Finnish axes - including a blueprint for an axe handle, how to judge the correct length and good photos showing the preferred direction of the grain...
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