Axe Head Physical Object

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circa 1700
Absent small edge sections. Includes three wood handle fragments.
Broadaxes, named due to their wide heads, were a common ax type in carpentry and shipbuilding. This type, sometimes called a hewing ax, was designed to square off logs to make beams and planks. The eye would be offset and at an angle allowing for a flat side of the axe to create a flat surface on the wood. The offset and angle would result in each ax being right or left-handed


14.2 cm H x 29.5 cm W x 3 cm D , Item (Overall)

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