Last night’s other project was hafting this plumb brand cruisers axe.
It was previously hung(by me) several years ago, very poorly on a 36″ handle with the eye area cut down to fit the head. Looked terrible, worked fair…
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Last night I re cut and totally re profiled the handle down to cruiser size. All handwork, saw, rasp, and carving hawk . Mostly the big rasp though.
It’s not hung perfect, has some gaps, but it’s on solid and works. Didn’t lose anything but time, if it ever loosens/moves, I’ll rehaft again with a new handle.
Cut the handle off at 24″ overall length (including head). Swings great, and is short enough to back pack- but it’s intended use, is to be kept on my ATV for trail work.