Gransfors Bruks - Splitting Hatchet
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 Splitting Hatchet by Gransfors Bruk is the smallest in the line of splitters. It is designed to carry into the woods and use efficiently. The shorter handle allows the user to rotate in a tighter area such as the woods and the weight of the head is still significant enough to split logs with ease. The hickory handle has a protective steel collar near the head and it comes with a grain-leather sheath that protects the sharp edge.
Forged from a special Swedish axe steel, the blades are tempered and annealed to the correct toughness. First quality hickory handles. Axe heads are oiled and protected by a grain-leather sheath. Each axe comes with a book that describes maintenance and use in detail, along with photos of all the craftsman at work.
|Axe Head Weight||2lbs.|
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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