Viking Hatchet; Rough Cast

Viking Hatchet; Rough Cast


Groomsmen? Bridesmaids? Best friends? Ren Fair Posse? Grandparents? Viking Horde?

What do they all have in common? That's right. They deserve sweet viking steel to conquer a blustery northern isle or trim the rosebushes. Nothing says "thanks for being awesome" like this little hell bringer. Give two and they can dual wield at the next church social.

Short on stature at 13" long with a 5x4" blade, and weighing in at just over a pound, this gift is easy to throw in the checked bags without causing too much panic from TSA. Olive wood handle, dark finish.

Disclaimer: This is a real hatchet with a sharp blade. Watch your fingers when you're chopping the carrots for the Viking brunch. You assume all responsibility for safe use upon receipt.

*there will be variations in the wood grain, and these are handmade, so there may be slight imperfections.

1085 high carbon and Damascus Steel are great at holding an edge, but will rust and stain if not taken care of properly. Please clean and dry your blade after use, and apply a light coat of oil (gun oil, coconut oil, canola...almost any clear oil) in order to protect the blade and add longevity.

Shipping from United States

Processing time

3-5 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • Canada : 5 - 10 business days
  • Europe : 10 - 20 business days
  • Australia, New Zealand and Oceania : 10 - 20 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Items on sale

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Questions about your order?

Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Frequently Asked Questions

Care instructions

1085 high carbon and damascus steel will hold an edge very well, but they are not stainless steel. It may take on color with lots of use, and should be dried and oiled, if possible, to prevent rust. If you do get some rust, I prefer giving it a quick rub with a very fine (000) steel wool and it usually easily takes care of it without scratching the metal.

I wouldn't go chipping away at rocks, but they're pretty tough and should last you a long time!

Corporate Gifts or Awards

These are usually orders of 15+. We can do almost any amount given enough time.

You can engrave names or logos on the handles. You can replace my AIM logo with your own etched into the blade, or we can make a custom metal stamp of your logo for the leather sheaths.

Just remember, these are custom made and hand crafted, so we need months, not weeks. The more customized, the more time we need! They look ridiculously awesome, so bring it on!

Custom and personalized orders

Yes. Oh, you want to know more? Just send me a note to discuss your ideas!

-ENGRAVING goes on the wood handles. It's a laser engraver, so burning the image in. It can do fairly detailed images, even your drawn pictures and handwriting. Be creative! Engraving has a quick turn around.

-ETCHING goes on the metal. It looks great on the polished metal, but can be hard to see on the damascus. This needs to be less detailed. Think words, numbers, basic designs. WE ONLY DO THIS FOR LARGE ORDERS (10+). This takes time.

We will do full custom jobs for larger orders, including blade designs, handle materials, custom deep etched logos (instead of the AIM), custom leather stamps on the sheath, etc. Your gifts can be awesome!

Wholesale availability

I'm open to the discussion. Send me a note!

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Shipped very quickly. This hatchet is beautiful. When I order handmade axes I get nervous about durability, mainly a loose head. Not with this. This thing is a beast. The leather sheath it comes with is even a thing of beauty. My only regret is not getting 2. I would definitely buy from this shop again. Extremely well made.

This is by far the best customer experience I have ever received on Etsy! My fiancé got all 6 of his groomsmen gifts from this shop and the owner even threw in a personal note and extra gift! Having someone care that much about the product and making it a special experience, especially for our wedding is something we will never forget! And the hatchets we got were absolutely amazing !!!

I purchased this as a 6th anniversary gift for my husband, because I wanted something that he would actually use and not a completely frivolous. I had the number 6 engraved on the handle and it turned out amazing! We both loved it, husband has already used it many times while fixing fence on our farm and says that it remains sharp and the holster fits perfectly on his saddle.

Absolutely amazing! My father in law is going to flip. Such beautiful craftsmanship. Thank you!

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