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Marquise Boarding Axe


This axe has a hand forged head and a hardwood shaft with dark black stain. Features extra langet a long fore and aft langets. Overall 24 inches.
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Boarding axes were used as far back as Viking times. Our replica is a French design, similar to many also found in Sweden. It is called the Hache du Bord or Hache Abordage naval boarding axe. This model has long fore and aft langets, securing the axe to the shaft, while there is an extra langet acting as both a belt or baldric hook and a protective shield for the wood against a cutlass thrust. The head is hand-forged and the hardwood shaft has a dark black stain. Made by Windlass Steelcrafts.


Attribute nameAttribute value
Blade to Rear Spike10"
Material1065 High Carbon Steel


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This Axe is solid. If they offered to edge this, it would be a very functional axe, that would actually cut wood (or hemp lines) as the original design was intended for.
- Raymond, April 08, 2016
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