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Axes, adzes and drawknifes #7: Carpenters adze - making a handle.

05-13-2015 10:18 PM by mafe | 9 comments »

Carpenters adze making a handle I’m not an expert in adzes but after what I have read, this is a carpenters adze du to the shape of the head.It was a gift from a boat builder some years back.This is how it got a handle. In Danish it’s called a: skar økse. I made some study on the web and found it should have a curve towards the cutting edge and that the distance from the end of the handle to the cutting edge and to the handle end should be the same.The length I made just a w...

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Axes, adzes and drawknifes #5: New handle for an old hand forged gutter adze.

05-13-2015 06:05 PM by mafe | 8 comments »

New handle for an old hand forged gutter adze head from the Danish island Omø. I had the luck to buy some wonderful old tools from a Danish carpenter.Among these tools were this beautiful old gutter adze head, hand forged on a small Danish island called Omø, a local islander blacksmith there made this way back as you can see.In Danish we call the tool: tængsel, huljern, huløkse. As always I prefer a restore as gentle as possible, so I grinded of the bended edges, since these are dangero...

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