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Nov 16, 2021 · 3 Nov 16, 2021 #1 Hi all, am I an axe head collector? Probably not, but like most males I suspect I have had a fascination with blades of all descriptions, particularly axes since a small boy. Over the last thirty years I have picked up old axe heads whenever I have come across them. AU $15.50. 12/11/2021: Added "Unique" trademark 130,995 for Will B. indicating that the same (or nearly identical) logo was used by multiple companies. Antique Plumb Champion Double Bit Axe Head 3 1/2. $20.86 . 05/15/2006: Added Adjusto, HeXo, and Nuggets brands.After 2 lbs the head weight takes its toll on your arm. Short pack axes: These are axes with handles from 18" to 20.5", and head weights between 1.25 and 2 3/8 lbs. These are the shortest axes that can be used two handed comfortably. Pack Axes: These are 23" to 24" handles with heads from 1 1/4 to 2 1/4 lbs.Electronics, Cars, Fashion, Collectibles & More | eBayMar 23, 2018. #11. Well, I've learned from the Blade Forum that Mike McRea mentioned that the axe "3 2" marking means the head is 3&1/2 lbs. I'll weigh the whole thing at some point. Folks at the Blade Forum seem to think there's nothing wrong with the head or heat treatment, so I'll try to sharpen it up.all tools - Axes - Plumb USA Autograph embossed axe head, 7" Long x 4 1/2" edge from Tool Exchange.Nov 4, 2022 · I recently acquired a couple plumb axe heads. The 3 2 I’m familiar with , but the other one not so much. It’s a little smaller in size but weighs in right at 3lbs. even. It has a very thick profile. That’s my plumb boys axe in there just for size comparison. For general woods use - clearing trails, etc. - a western pattern DB is a good choice. Most DB's in the 4-pound range will make nice splitters using the twist method. For trails and campsite I have a well made Plumb Double Bit (cruiser weight) or a Plumb Single Bit Boy's Axe with a new 24" Handle.Hoffman Blacksmithing creates high quality hand-forged knives, axes, hammers and jewelry. All pieces are one-of-a-kind created specially for the consumer. All pieces are one-of-a-kind created specially for the consumer.Written and published by Thomas C. Lamond, it is the most comprehensive book on spokeshaves available. The book includes 450+ pages of photographs, illustrations and information on spokeshave types, styles, manufacturers and patentees and more. Great for identification purposes. Available through this web sight.Considering the times, it may well have been that the business was referred to as the Blood Shop or the Blood Factory. In 1837, at the age of 30, Isaiah Blood took over running his father's axe and scythe manufacturing business. Isaiah had already established himself in the military and apparently had become an active businessman in the area.54,452. Feb 14, 2023. #1. I have for sale a Plumb boys axe. 2 1/4lb head on a 26in hickory handle. Leather sheath included. sold$ + shipping, PP preferred. Thanks for looking. Last edited: Feb 26, 2023.Jul 6, 2021 · There are 3 things to look for when assessing an old axe. The condition of the axe head. Cracks are a problem, we don’t want cracks in the steel. Mushrooming of the poll indicates it has been used to hammer other metal objects and has deformed the head – this is no use. Ensure the toe or heel isn’t overly worn down and the eye is not warped. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Plumb axe head at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!Two of these axe heads obviously didn't come from there, so they really don't give me a land/family connection that they would otherwise. This one is about 5-1/2" long and 3/4 grooved. More flat and broad on the non-grooved side (top or bottom?) than the head below. No idea where it came from. This one is also 3/4 grooved and about 6-1/8" long.All other information out there pointed to the fact that in 1949 restructuring within AFH lead to the axe division being called/named True Temper. So this axe means one of two things - it was made post 1949 and still used the AmericanAx logo, which went defunct some 28 years prior, or the True Temper stamping was used prior to 1949 on Kelly axes.There are 3 things to look for when assessing an old axe. The condition of the axe head. Cracks are a problem, we don't want cracks in the steel. Mushrooming of the poll indicates it has been used to hammer other metal objects and has deformed the head - this is no use. Ensure the toe or heel isn't overly worn down and the eye is not warped.Mar 31, 2016. #2. Woodings Verona more than likely. I'd look for something a little older/nicer personally. Old paper label Kelly's seem to be fairly common and tend to have some of the best profiles I've seen. Look for an axe head with ridges in the eye and a high centerline and more than likely it's an old Kelly.Lacking a circular saw, some things were done expediently. A hatchet was in every carpenter' s tool box. Framing lumber was rough sawn, not planed on all 4 sides like today. There were variations in width. Notches were often quickly cut with a …By 1903 many considerations were impacting on the company. The International Axe & Tool Company (the International Axe Trust) had been formed; M. E. T. Co. was experiencing worker discontent regarding wages (even though they were still higher paid than other axe makers); shipping costs were increasing and Joseph R. Mann was considering building …Aug 11, 2012 · 0. Oct 17, 2015. #6. We picked up an old axe head today at the local flea market. The only marking we can make out is some lettering starting with D. and ending with LA. We can not make anything else out on it. Anyone have any ideas as to what it could be? I saw this axe on Etsy and I thought I would see what you all think. What is the reason behind the two piece design? It can't be economy because the labor...Hults bruk nearly went bust in the 80's by trying to counter low sales with cheaper and cheaper axes. Epoxied handles and thick paint means you can get a way with a lot less fitting and surface grinding. Many axes from this period can have "questionable" HT. Another example are the pocket knives from Eskilstuna.Check out our plumb axe head selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our axes shops.Vintage Collins 4 Rafting Pattern Axe Head 4 Lbs 7 3/8" X 4 1/2" VG. $36.00. 3 bids. $10.40 shipping. 3h 53m.While axes have always doubled as both weapon and tool, in the Bronze Age, blacksmiths began creating versions especially for war. For example, double-bitted (meaning it has blades on both sides of the head) battle-axes have been found in Crete that date back to 2,000 BC, and the Egyptians wielded a unique battlefield weapon called the Epsilon Ax.Mar 23, 2018. #11. Well, I've learned from the Blade Forum that Mike McRea mentioned that the axe "3 2" marking means the head is 3&1/2 lbs. I'll weigh the whole thing at some point. Folks at the Blade Forum seem to think there's nothing wrong with the head or heat treatment, so I'll try to sharpen it up.Antique Plumb carpenter axe model number 2962 (135) $ 85.00. FREE shipping Add to Favorites ... Official BSA Scout axe cleaned head original handle (5.8k) $ 135.00. Add to Favorites Plumb Official Scout Axe 1941-1950 (551) $ 225.00. Add to Favorites Genuine Plumb Boy Scout Hatchet with Custom Leather Sheath 1956-1961 ...Buy "Plumb Axe Head with Logo " by Wanderlust Designs as a Poster. Find the art of Pride on Redbubble all month (and all year) long. Sell your art Login Signup. Top artistsVINTAGE PLUMB 32 AXE HEAD, 3 1/4 LB, MARKS FROM AGE AND USE, DINGS, HAMMER MARKS, NO CRACKS.YOU WILL RECEIVE WHAT YOU SEE IN THE PICTURES.SHIPPING TO LOWER 48 STATES ONLY.NO INTERNATIONAL.QUESTIONS? SThe most familiar type of antique axe (also correctly spelled “ax”) is the felling axe, whose long, curved handle increases its impact when cutting at the trunk of a tree. The heads of these axes varied regionally in terms of their design, but their functionality was the same. Originally made entirely of a single piece of iron that was ...Aug 4, 2018. #14. I find a lot of the Plumb military axe heads seem to have been well used so they are often ground back to the point where they are quite thick behind the edge. Any Plumb or True Temper head in good shape without too much material missing would be fine.New Listing AMES BRUSH BUSH AXE HEAD CURVED HOOK CLEARING Farm Home Yard Garden Tool Chopper. Opens in a new window or tab. Pre-Owned. $39.99. cocopl_23 (962) 99.8%. ... Vintage Plumb Axe Head Brush Cutter/ Brush Hook. Opens in a new window or tab. Pre-Owned. $49.99. kvilletreasures (766) 100%.Dec 16, 2017 · B. Moon. After reading through yesteryeartools.com site info on Plumb, Collins, and Mann Edge Tools, it looks to me Mann manufactured these axe heads with "M" and with/without weight numbers stamped on the head. After MET acquired Collins, Mann kept the brand and continued to make them in their factory. This practice is currently still going on ... New Listing AMES BRUSH BUSH AXE HEAD CURVED HOOK CLEARING Farm Home Yard Garden Tool Chopper. Opens in a new window or tab. Pre-Owned. $39.99. cocopl_23 (962) 99.8%. ... Vintage Plumb Axe Head Brush Cutter/ Brush Hook. Opens in a new window or tab. Pre-Owned. $49.99. kvilletreasures (766) 100%.All Collins labels include the name 'Collins.'. You may find other labels that look a lot like the stamps or marking Collins used to have. But as long as they don't have the name on them, it's not from Collins. Some Collins axe patterns have 'M' curved on the head. This can indicate either Mann or Mexico.Vintage/antique circa 1922-1928 "Plumb U.S.A." Boy Scouts of America Official Scout Axe possible original handle, no sheath. (5.7k) $125.00. 1. 2. 3. Here is a selection of four-star and five-star reviews from customers who were delighted with the products they found in this category. Check out our plumb hatchet selection for the very best in ...A used vintage Plumb hatchet or axe head. Weight is 1 lb 12 oz. Unsure of pattern, National or Hudson Bay maybe. No handle. Has surface rust and patina, use marks etc. Please see pictures for condition and details. Measures just under 6" long and edge is approx. 4 1/8".Thanks for looking!Track Page Views With Auctiva's FREE CounterA place to show some love for axes and saws! Let's see those photos, videos, and talk about anything related to them. Created Aug 13, 2012. Top 5%. Ranked by Size. Identification Request. 258,104 members. 64,951 …Aug 11, 2012 · 0. Oct 17, 2015. #6. We picked up an old axe head today at the local flea market. The only marking we can make out is some lettering starting with D. and ending with LA. We can not make anything else out on it. Anyone have any ideas as to what it could be? Thank goodness for the bunker glow a little harmonica restore some axes. I'm in a great moodMay 18, 2017 · 4,298. May 18, 2017. #3. Most folks think they have a roofing axe nine times out of ten it ends up being a half hatchet. If you can post pictures it would be most helpful. Plumb quit welding bits pretty early. Back in the teens. They used a proprietary steel that is very good. The vintage stuff is indeed premium quality. 3. Husqvarna Wooden Carpenter's Axe. The long, straight cutting edge and thin blade on this option really helps you to achieve stability and control when it comes to your cutting. These qualities mean that this hewing axe is the perfect fit if you're performing carpentry and other types of wood work.Check out our plumb victory axe selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our axes shops. Etsy. Search for items or shops ... Plumb Victory Double Bit Ax head (124) $ 111.11. FREE shipping Add to Favorites Plumb Boy Scout Hatchet head (285) $ 71.98. Add to Favorites ...One of the pages that Steve Tall linked to from 1943. Notice that the small tools have embossed handles, but the axe has a label. Notice also that the heads of the tools are stamped 'Plumb Victory". This would mean that the Plumb tools that are marked "Plumb Victory" are the WWII era tools, and that the axe above might be from post WWII.I was checking that out a little earlier. I also saw a thread on another forum that discussed a plumb hewing hatchet (image links were broken) that said the screw wedge went out of use ( or at least stopped being advertised) somewhere in the early 50's and the permabond started in the mid 50's.the only markings on the axe is the word plumb and the boy scout emblem that says be prepared on the axe head and the words scout axe stamped on the handle. the measurements of the axe are : handle 14 inches long, the axe blade is 6 & 1/2 inches long and 2 & 1/4 to 4 & 1/4 inches wide. the condition of the axe is used but very good.Check out our antique plumb axe selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our tools shops.An axe is an implement that has been used for millennia to shape, split and cut wood, ... Before the modern axe, the stone-age hand axe without a handle was used from 1.5 million years BP. ... Antique axes and their modern reproductions, like the tomahawk, often had a simple, straight haft with a circular cross-Top 25 Types of Axes & Axe Heads. 1. Felling Axe / Hatchet. A felling axe or hatchet is one of the most useful axes out there and is probably what comes to mind when you think of axes. They are one of the best tools for chopping wood and splitting large logs.This axe was originally used by miners in the Middle Ages while mining for copper and silver ore in Europe. These axes feature a short handle and a long head, which are ideal for use in close quarters. Gradually over the centuries, these axes became a status symbol among miners, and may have intricately detailed engraving on the head of the …Check out our plumb axe head selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our home & hobby shops.Aug 11, 2012 · 0. Oct 17, 2015. #6. We picked up an old axe head today at the local flea market. The only marking we can make out is some lettering starting with D. and ending with LA. We can not make anything else out on it. Anyone have any ideas as to what it could be? ANTIQUE Tools AXE HEAD PLUMB NATIONAL PATTERN Axe w/ Beveled Corners! 1 Lb 12 Oz. Opens in a new window or tab. Pre-Owned. $125.00. Buy It Now +$10.40 shipping. 17 watchers. Vintage Plumb Super Boy Scout Axe National Pattern Sheath Pouch Belt Holder. Opens in a new window or tab. $50.00.Determine if the tool was hafted or hand held. Look for a finely sanded cutting bit on the sharp edges of axes and celts. Consult with local artifact hunters, archaeologists and museums with help in the identification of type and classification of your stone tool. Identify projectile points and bladed tools by their overall outline and the ...Shop the gear in this video at my store; Robinet Outfitters ️ https://robinetoutfitters.com/Equip yourself with the best, highest quality bushcraft products...Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Vintage PLUMB 32 (3-2) Double Bit Axe Ax at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! ... Vintage Axe, Vintage Axe Head, Embossed Axe, Antique Axe, Norlund Axe, Collectible Axes & Hatches, Collins Collectible Axes & Hatches; Additional site navigation. About eBay;For general woods use - clearing trails, etc. - a western pattern DB is a good choice. Most DB's in the 4-pound range will make nice splitters using the twist method. For trails and campsite I have a well made Plumb Double Bit (cruiser weight) or a Plumb Single Bit Boy's Axe with a new 24" Handle.Antique/vintage Silver Crest Farms Wooden Crate/case/box. Antique Pittsburgh Lamp Base. Breyer 712014 Silver Charm Olympics Only 350 Produced. Antique Victorian Gold Gesso Red Velvet Liner 8X10 Eastlake Ornate Pictu. Vintage Large Solid Heavy Copper 13.5'' Sauce Pot, Hand Hammered, Brass. Cast Iron Book Binding Press.Our vintage axes and hatchets are meticulously restored to as near their original state as possible and our procedures for each head is as follows: 1. Cleaning 2. Inspection 3. Re-profiling 4. Sharpening 5. Handle installation. A new top quality handle in ash or hickory is carefully fitted for each axe head.This video is about comparing two different restored axes, a Kelly True Temper and a Plumb and trying to determine which is better for splitting rounds.Antique Tools "KELLY AXE & TOOL" Axe Timber Logging HICKORY Handle ︎ NICE!☆USA. $46.00. 28 bids. $15.41 shipping. 1d 8h. Vintage 4-1/4 Lb. Kelly Worlds Finest double bit axe head. $49.00. $9.95 shipping.The PLUMB axe head is marked with a large 3 and a small 5 next to it with PLUMB in a rectangle box. This is a nice medium size axe head with very minor nicks to the blade and the back being hammered alittle. The back has been hammered somewhat and this is a nice solid piece. The last item is a old axe head that is unmarked with minor pitting ...Mohawk Tool Works ArrowSharp Axes And Knives 1893 Vintage Bronze Plaque Sign. $535.00. $20.00 shipping. or Best Offer. SPONSORED. New Listing Vintage KELLY TRUE TEMPER WOODSLASHER, 3 1/2 POUND, Axe Head. Possibly DAYTON. $8.00.1.7K subscribers in the axe community. Advertisement Coins. 0 coins. Premium Powerups Explore Gaming. Valheim Genshin Impact Minecraft Pokimane Halo Infinite Call of Duty: Warzone Path of Exile Hollow Knight: Silksong Escape from Tarkov Watch Dogs: Legion. Sports. NFL NBA ...May 11, 2017. #1. Hey guys, pulled this axe along with a few other goodies from my barn, left from the previous owners. There's a very faint stamp on the Axe head, was wondering if anybody could tell me the brand. Used naval jelly on the axe head to remove rust, replaced the haft since it was cracked pretty good, sanded it down, treated the ...I've always called them carpenter's hand axes, they are flat on one side with the bevel on the other, like a one handed small broad axe. Hatchet sized. Bevel is on the right side, flat on the left side. I picked one up at the fleamarket recently for $10, rusty with a couple of notches in the blade , like someone was cutting a hard screw.Antique Plumb Axe, no cracks or chips in the axe head. The handle feels solid, the axe head could use some sharpening. There is obvious wear and tear, as the item is in used condition. The head measurHere in Australia recently at Bunnings they stocked a Plumb axe but the head was stamped Hultafors bruks sweden, and came with a Coopers tools branded file. Was about $50au. Double OttManuals: Edit: removed Axe to Grind - already posted * axe bit gauge.Print this out and cut out on cardboard or metal. *Handtools for Trailwork. Another Forest Service publication.I found some old axe heads that I'll be cleaning up and re-handling. One is a 2 1/4 lb chopping axe that looks like it says "Made in W. Germany". It looks like it was painted blue at one point. The other is a once red 6lb splitting maul that says "Japan" and the letters WE before...The axe head allows the wood to be trimmed into shape, the notch helps with the removal of nails and the traditional hammer striking head is use when driving nails into the wood. Lath hammers have a metal head and shaft with a rubber handle which absorbs impact forces. and finally…. Thor’s Hammer!Plumb Axe Head (w/ Handle;Unattached). Leftyb213 months ago. Tomahawk. Heather ... Battle Axe? By shaliberty13 years ago. Axe Head Identification. By wilkey7332 ...The head of the Puget Sound Falling Axe is made of tempered steel, and weighs between 3 and 5 pounds. It's a double-bit axe, which means it has a blade on either end. In this regard, the Puget ...Feb 8, 2016. #5. I have several of those plumb cedar patterns including a bsa one. I have noticed that they don't mushroom like a normal axe poll, but they usually don't chip that much either. It seems to me that they were hardened, but not to the same hardness as the bit.See original listing. Vintage Plumb Autograf Anchor Brand Connecticut Pattern Axe Head 3.75 Lbs. Photos not available for this variation. Condition: Used. Ended: Mar 04, 2023 , 12:24PM. Price: US $325.00.Written and published by Thomas C. Lamond, it is the most comprehensive book on spokeshaves available. The book includes 450+ pages of photographs, illustrations and information on spokeshave types, styles, manufacturers and patentees and more. Great for identification purposes. Available through this web sight.Figure 21b—More 20th–century plumb hatchets and hand axes. Figure 22—A Tuatahi cempetition ax. This New Zealand company specializes in custom-made axes and competition crosscut saws. Some axes weren't used for cutting wood. Ice axes were used to cut ice from lakes in the winter so the ice could be used for refrigeration during the summer .old Plumb Anchor broad hewing axe head with old script logo. 6 3/8" with 5" edge and weighs 2 lbs 10 oz. Shows some ware. In good used condition. see pics fromPLUMB 3 ROCKAWAY pattern Single Bit Axe Head. $25.00. 1 bid. $10.20 shipping. 3d 17h. Vintage PLUMB All American Dayton Pattern 3 1/2 Lb. Single Bit Axe-All Original. $60.00. 0 bids. National Pattern Plumb Axe. A kind neighbor who knows I’ve a passion for axes gave me the Plumb National Pattern Axe shown below. The handle is original and rather warped. There is pitting on the top of the head. I like how the heel drops down into a …59. Oct 31, 2017. #1. With the help of Steve Tall's research and countless hours of my own, I put together this Plumb Boy Scout Axe Timeline paper to help everyone date their BSA axes. It took over a year, but it was a fun project. I hope you enjoy reading it and using it to date your Plumb Scout Axes.Description: Broad axe used by the early settlers of the Gatineau Valley. Year made: circa 1860-1900. Made by: Unknown. Materials/Medium: Wood, iron, steel. Colours: Brown, black. Provenance: Owned by the Sheffield family of Old Chelsea, Quebec. Size: 30.4 cm x 68.5 cm (weighs 8.4 pounds, with a 12-inch blade and a 27-inch helve)This is a vintage Plumb Axe head. It was salvaged off of a broken handle and is looking to be refurbished. It has been scrubbed to remove rust and is coated lightly with oil.Nov 19, 2014. #1. This is an awesome Plumb 4lb Jersey/Rockaway pattern full sized axe in amazing condition. This tool was cared for. The head has no rust or pits, and a poll that is in almost perfect shape. The original handle is also very nice, and the head is solid and tight, no wiggle at all. Overall this is a very nice axe given it's vintage.Something went wrong. View cart for details. ... Back to home page | Listed in category:The listing is for the axe head only. Weighs 3lb. 9oz. 8 1/2 long, 4 1/2 edges. Plumb USA on one side, 4 and some other mark on the other. Most of the rust has been cleaned but there are numerous diVTG PLUMB AXE HEAD 3 1/4 LBS OLD AXE HEAD 4 1/2 IN. BIT EDGE. C $20.60. 0 bids. C $51.40 shipping. Ending Today at 9:37 EDT 32m 45s. ... New Listing Vintage True Temper Kelly works Flint edge axe head # 32 good user Strong mark. C $34.31. 0 bids. C $63.62 shipping. Ending 12 Oct at 14:10 EDT 6d 5h. or Best Offer. Original Vintage Keesteel .... The Plumb arrived on Thursday. Also from same Seller that day - VAntique & Vintage wrenches. Antique tools and vintage 2 days ago · Mortising Axe. During antique axe identification, the size and shape of the axe are the top features that can help you identify them. For instance, a mortising axe …Plumb axe head I found at a garage sale. Solid metal, but it needed some serious clean up. I soaked the axe head in Coke to help get rid of the corrosion. With the Plumb handle shot, I had to find a new one. Most axe handles suck. Mills Fleet Farm had some nice replacement handles with quality hickory, a good shape, and nice waxed finish. For general woods use - clearing trails, etc. - a western pattern A nice used vintage Plumb double bit axe head. Marked 3 2 actual weight is 3 lb 7 oz. Has patina and some surface rust but nice condition.See pictures for details.thanks for looking! 2. The top of the eye is larger than the bottom. You can tell...

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