Just like our beloved rough cast viking hatchet, but with a bit more polish. Like, entirely polished. This blade is cool in its own right, glistening in midday sun right before it chops the head off of the treasonous broccoli. Let that be a warning for all the other vegetables!
But wait! There's more! Engrave images, drawn pictures, words, or even handwriting on the wood handle to give some extra "oomph" and really stick it to Great Aunt Ethel who always makes fun of your attempts at gifting. Suck it Ethel!
Short on stature at 13" long with a 5x4" blade, and weighing in at just over a pound, this gift is easy to display and present without ripping studs from the walls. Rosewood handle and high carbon steel polished head.
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
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.
1-3 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.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery
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.
Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
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 (0000) steel wool and it usually easily takes care of it without scratching the metal.
You can use WD40 or rust remover, just be sure to clean the blade thoroughly before use, especially if using it for food.
The key is keeping it dry. Any moisture that sits on the metal will cause rust. That being said, I've had some in my drawer for years with no issues!
I wouldn't go chipping away at rocks, but they're pretty tough and should last you a long time!
Everything you see in the listings is in stock, but we may not have the quantity you need. Send me a note with any questions.
For large custom orders:
These are usually orders of 10+, and you can go full custom. 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!
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!
I'm open to the discussion. Send me a note!
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Jan 13, 2021
Delivered quickly and just like the pictures. My husband loved it!
Jan 9, 2021
My boyfriend fell in love with the hatchet at first sight! Thank y'all for making a great product, communicating efficiently, and delivering just in time for Christmas. It's perfect.
Dec 21, 2020
The workmanship of this product was truly outstanding, with the carving a requested on the handle and a beautiful hand tooled leather cover for wearing on a belt. My boyfriend loved it. I should have taken a picture when he opened the box. Buy this one! Thank you so much for such a quality, heirloom piece.
Dec 17, 2020