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American Axes

Henry J. Kauffman

This illustrated story of American axes written by one of the leading collectors and authorities in the field, identifies the great variety of North American axes dating from the Colonial period to the present. Detailed drawings and diagrams of the construction and production of the basic types of axes, such as the American fellings or chopping axes and the two styles of hewing axe - the goosewing and broadaxe- are show. It also includes a roster of all known American axe manufacturers since the 18th century, a glossary, and notes on the care of axes.


164 pages, Paperback, B&W, 8.5" x 11", 2007
Order Number: VAP301.........$14.95
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