Gransfors Bruk - Swedish Carving Axe
Temporarily out of stock.
Due to high demand and supply chain interruptions, Gransfors Bruks is experiencing delays in production which could result in a lead time of up to 6-12 months from the date of ordering. Place your order and reserve yours now! Your credit card won’t be charged until we ship your axe(s). Please note: Orders placed by PayPal will be charged at the time of order. Orders may be canceled at any time. We appreciate your patience. Please reach out to us with any questions.
The Gransfors Bruks Swedish Carving Axe is a chop axe designed for hewing bowls & other wooden objects, as well as artistic woodcarvings & architectural work.
Gränsfors Bruks, making the finest axes since 1909! Gransfors Axes are forged by very professional smiths. The proof of this professionalism is that they are able to forge axes with such precision that no supplementary work to hide mistakes in the forging is needed. A smith at Gränsfors Bruks has nothing to hide and he is proud of his professional standards. When he is satisfied with his work and has accepted his axe, he marks the head with his initials beside the company's crown label.
The Swedish Carving Axe is a chop axe featuring a characteristic curved shape of the cutting edge. Carried well above the head's eye, the position of the edge in proportion to the handle, the rather thick bit and the big angle of the wide beveled face make this axe a good carving tool. You cut on the beveled face with curved movements.
Note from the Forge
'“Gränsfors Bruks Aktiebolag is currently experiencing a shortage in axes, hatchets and accessories driven by an unusually high global demand on one side and constraints in the supply chain on the other. The imbalance in demand and delivery capacity is likely to continue for the foreseeable future.
The increased demand is not isolated to our industry, and we are experiencing shortages on most of our raw materials. Steel supply is very constrained now and Gränsfors is working closely with our suppliers to secure deliveries of key materials. We have increased our raw material buffers to counter the longer lead times, however on some specifications the lead times are long and uncertain beyond what can be managed with increased buffers alone. The huge global demand for steel has of course also driven up prices, and we are seeing significant price hikes across our raw material spend. While steel is the biggest driver of both supply constraints and cost, the same dynamics can be seen on our other raw materials, e.g. hickory …”
Thank you for your understanding and continued support!”
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