Limited edition handles now available!
A fully functional 1.5 lb hatchet. Custom hand forged 1095 high carbon steel head with only a partial polish. Beautiful stained ash handle with thick leather sheath for all your deep woods adventures. Originally designed for the Army's Cold Weather Operations Course in Ft. McCoy, Wisconsin, it was deemed fit for public use at the Yeti Summit of 2017.
Ash wood grain pattern will vary.
*Disclaimer - For real, it's sharp, so watch those fingers! Just because it makes you look like a bad ass doesn't mean you should fight bears with it. The bear will win. You assume all responsibility for safe use upon receipt.
1095 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.
3-5 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
Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
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.
1095 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!
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!
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!
I'm open to the discussion. Send me a note!
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May 22, 2019
Apr 17, 2019
Beautiful little hatchet! Shipped quickly! Two thumbs up!
Mar 12, 2019
bought as a gift. it looks nice and the quality is great. the seller had great quick communication to answer my questions. he shipped quickly. i would definitely buy from this seller again!
Feb 2, 2019
Dec 10, 2018
This came extremely quickly and is absolutely stunning. I gave him quite a long engraving, and he found a way to fit it onto the handle that looks absolutely incredible. Better than I ever could have imagined.