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6# Dayton Axe w/ 36" Straight Handle
 
Product Number: 60DR36S
List: $ 67.30  


6 lb. Dayton pattern single bit axe with a 36" straight wooden handle. Dayton pattern so named for the Dayton, Ohio area. A full-sized felling axe for general axe chores. Cutting edge is approximately 4.75" of overall length and the poll is square.

* Forged tool steel head. Made in USA.

* Hand sharpened, tapered bit for cutting and splitting.

*ANSI Standards call for bit hardness of Rc 45-60, at least ½ inch back from the cutting edge. Council Tool internal standards call for tempered bit hardness of Rc 48-55 and we target 1-1/4 inches from the cutting edge. The poll and eye walls are not hardened and remain in the as forged condition.

* Head coated with red enamel and cutting edge in clear lacquer to deter rust.

* 36" straight American hickory handle. Eye section is dried to below 10% moisture content to minimize shrinkage and help prevent loosening.

* Axe head is hydraulically seated onto handle and secured with a serrated aluminum wedge. The serrated shape improves bite size and the aluminum choice of material is strong, lightweight and does not change size with moisture content.

* The interior detail of the eye is tapered and allows for a strong mechanical bond. Approximately 1/2" of overall length of the handle is removed during assembly.

 
 
 
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