Hjortsberga Ax II
Medieval Viking/Slavic Ax, inspired by original finds and historical sources (Hjortsberga, Novogrod...).
One of the most recognizable types of bearded axes with a classic shape. This medium-sized ax is both an effective weapon and a universal tool.
This type of ax was used in the 9th-11th century in eastern and northern Europe, but it can be attributed to its popularity in much larger areas of Europe at that time.
Blade made of high carbon steel, hardened, sharp.
Hand carved shaft made of ash wood.
Total length 860mm
Weight circa 1190g
Project 'Medieval Axes' - Maciej Kopciuch & Wojciech Szota, 2022.