Wetterlings Compact Hatchet "Buddy"
Formally known as the Wetterlings Small Axe
An axe that will cut down small light trees and create materials for building a forest camp, including collecting your firewood and making kindling.
Also works well for simpler carving and sculpturing work.
The head weighs 550 grams with a total weight of 700 grams and is made from Swedish carbon steel.
The cutting edge is 70mm (2 3/4") long and the head is 140mm (5 1/2") long.
Slightly rounded, sloped bevels are ground to approx a 24 degree angle, hardened to 56-58 Rockwell.
Shares the same head as the Wetterling Wilderness Hatchet.
The curved American hickory handle is 255mm (10") long.
Usefully compares with the Gransfors Bruk Hand Hatchet
Comes with a beautiful thick vegtable tanned grain leather sheath which fastens with a popper, the Wetterlings axe book and a 20 year guarantee on forging.