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268860 Kirk Eppler 2019‑07‑08 Re: carvers axe/hatchet
On Sat, Jul 6, 2019 at 4:42 AM Michael Blair  wrote:

> Dan Beck asked, "I recently got into spoon making and green-wood
> working, and I would like to get myself a decent carvers axe/hatchet."
>




>  this carver's hatchet from Picard:
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> https://www.amazon.com/Ruthe-Picard-03010062019-Hatchet-Hickory/dp/B01DW5QRY
M/ref=asc_df_B01DW5QRYM/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=229286241014&hvpos=1o
6&hvnetw=g&hvrand=15750048664762567457&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&
hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9032497&hvtargid=aud-643565131866:pla-384739526321&psc=1
>
>
> And one from Brufer:
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> https://www.amazon.com/BRUFER-203651-3-Hatchet-Genuine-Hickory/dp/B07PXG14C8/re
f=pd_lpo_sbs_469_t_0?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=Q07QK7657DG38BKHRM9B
>
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So guys who use hatchets for carving: These both (and Scott's) seem to
flair but up and down from the poll (bell shaped?)., Is that a critical
attribute in a carving axe?  I was wondering about repurposing a lathing or
shingling hatchet when this thread came up.

-- 
Kirk Eppler in Half Moon Bay, CA, who moved some tools into a new tool box
over the weekend, what a pain in the butt.

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