The Roughneck Vintage Axes are made from Genuine American Hickory, FSC® 100% certified. The vintage hickory has been smoke treated for moisture resistance and is fixed to the head with a steel wood wedge for a very secure and safe fixing. Meanwhile the heads are made from high quality alloy steel, heat treated and tempered for longevity. They have been fully polished with clear lacquer for anti- rust protection and have a sharp edge for easy cutting. The head weighs 1.25Kg (2 3/4lb) and total weight is just 1.93Kg (4 1/4lb). Handle length is 695 mm.