Hultafors Ekelund Hunting Axe 6000-612

Hultafors Ekelund Hunting Axe

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Designed for light forestry work and small-scale felling, the Ekelund axe is a solid backwoods companion. This compact axe is handy to have at the cabin, strapped to the side of your pack or in your truck. The smooth hickory heartwood haft (axe-talk for handle) is comfortable in a variety of grips, from choked-up for fine work to dropped-back for chopping. Known for premium materials and classic technique, a Hultafors axe will serve your family for generations.

  • Swedish tool steel head holds its edge and is incredibly tough.
  • Head hung using a standard eye-to-haft so it’s easy to replace the haft (this head will outlast the handle).
  • Heat-treated axe head is softer towards the handle and harder (58-9HRC) along the edge.
  • American hickory haft provides excellent mechanical advantage.
  • Linseed oil finish on the hickory haft.
  • Leather sheath protects your hatchet’s edge.
  • Hultafors axe heads feature a lifetime warranty.
  • Hand finishing means no 2 are exactly alike.
  • Hand-forged in Hults Bruk, Sweden.
  • Named after Gunnar Ekelund, a Swedish squire who initiated large-scale axe production in Hults Bruk in the late 1800s.

Tech specs

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Weight 1.2kg
Ideal for
  • Backpacking
  • Day hiking
  • Car camping
Handle material Wood
Sheath material Leather
Blade material High carbon steel
Overall length 50cm
Sheath included Yes
Made in Sweden