You love the finished axes, but really have an itch to get your hands dirty. Maybe you've got a prime piece of hickory sitting in the garage, or just want to give it a personal touch. Either way, I'm excited to give you the opportunity! This polished high carbon steel 5 inch x 5.5 inch viking head has a 1 inch x 1 3/8 inch head hole ready for the handle of your choice. Weighs in at just around 1 lb. We're even including an edge sheath for you!
Make sure and watch some youtube videos or read some tutorials, and use good wood, wedges, and glue. You don't want the head flying off mid-pillage!
Disclaimer: It's an ax. It's sharp. Be careful. You can't play your surprise tuba solo at your daughter's wedding while missing fingers! You assume all responsibility for safe use upon receipt.
1085 high carbon is 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.
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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Aug 31, 2021
great product had a few little pits in it but not bad and I would buy again
Jun 28, 2021
Satisfactory transaction in every respect including prompt shipment. Item is as dscribed and arrived in perfect condition. I look forward to doing more business with AIMblades
Jan 17, 2021
Great axe head. Came pretty sharp and looks great. Can't wait to put a handle of this. Definently a good buy and work the money.
Jan 16, 2021
Jan 7, 2021