Honmamon-Japan

HONMAMON Branch Lopping Ax, Edge of Blade: "Shirogami Steel no.2" 500g, Including wooden case

Sale price Price €134,95 Regular price Unit price  per 

★★★ Three HONMAMON Stars (link)

  • Handmade by Tosa Craftsmen by Japanese Traditional Techniques!
  • Edge of Blade: That famous Shirogami Steel #2
  • Cut Well! Appearance is Rough, but you can feel the warmth and strong spirits of Craftsmen!
  • Good for Forestry, Made in Japan! 

 

The color of the steel may vary slightly due to residue from the heat treatment process. In this process, which involves immersing the axe in water, lead is melted, and the temperature is raised to 800 degrees. To prevent lead from remaining on the surface of the axe, a mud mixture is applied beforehand. The specific composition of the mud mixture may vary among blacksmiths. As the axe cools, the mud will peel off, leaving a unique color on the steel. While the preferred method in Japan is to quench the steel in water for maximum hardness, oil quenching can also result in a beautiful color.

Sakiba Type 

  • Blade Length:150mm(5.9in), Total Length:385mm(15.1in), Weight:680g(23.9oz), Handle Length: 335mm(13.2in)


Item no. 4573200716690

Mountain Type 

  • Blade Length:140mm(5.5in), Total Length:380mm(15in), Weight:735g(26oz), Handle Length: 335mm(13.2in)


Item no. 4573200716706
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