Your browser does not support JavaScript. Please activate this feature in order to ensure your order is properly placed. Black Forest Woodworker by Helko | Self Reliance Outfitters

VISIT OUR CLEARANCE SECTION FOR GREAT CLOSEOUT DEALS!

Black Forest Woodworker by Helko

The Black Forest Woodworker is Helko’s flagship piece.  This axe is the quintessential tool for the experienced woodsman, with a compact size that makes it a versatile packing tool and lightweight work axe.  Features Helko's famous Rheinland pattern axe head, named for the country's Rhein River Valley, where cutting axes like these have been in use for centuries.  The Black Forest Woodworker performs exceptionally well as a cutting tool for felling small trees, limbing branches, and clearing saplings.  It is also suited for light-duty splitting work, such as making kindling and small firewood.

Specifications
- ​Head Weight:     2 ¼ lbs. 
- Total Weight:      3 ½ lbs.    
- Bit Length:          4 ½ in.​
- Handle Length:  24 in.


Head 
- Hand-forged using a drop hammer on open dies
- Premium grade C50 high carbon steel
- ​53-56 HRC (Rockwell Hardness)

Handle
- Sustainably sourced grade A American hickory
- Individually selected for grain orientation and density
- Boiled linseed oil finish, 150 grit smooth sanded
- Hung with hardwood wedge and steel ring wedge​


What's Included
- Vegetable-tanned Leather Sheath

*Handle colors may vary, and we cannot guarantee color.

helsko-logo.png

Order can take up to 3 business days to process through our warehouse. During high volume time, it could be up to 6 business days. All transit times are based on once your order ships.

WITHIN UNITED STATES:

We offer the following options:

  • Economy Flat Rate - average transit time is 5 to 10 business days; however, most arrive in 5 to 7 business days.
  • UPS Ground - average transit 1-5 business days
  • UPS 2nd Day - transit time 2 business days guaranteed

OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES:

Shipping charges DO NOT INCLUDE any duties, taxes, and/or import fees impost by your country's custom and/or clearance offices.

We offer the following services to most areas:

  • UPS Standard to Canada - average transit 1 to 3 business days
  • UPS Worldwide Expedited - average transit 2 to 5 business days
  • UPS Worldwide Express - average transit 1 to 3 business days
  • FedEx International Economy - average transit 2 to 5 business days
  • FedEx International Priority - average transit 1 to 3 business days

 

Product Video

Black Forest Woodworker by Helko

$150.00 USD

SKU:13562
Weight: 3.5 lb

Add to Wishlist

Product Description

The Black Forest Woodworker is Helko’s flagship piece.  This axe is the quintessential tool for the experienced woodsman, with a compact size that makes it a versatile packing tool and lightweight work axe.  Features Helko's famous Rheinland pattern axe head, named for the country's Rhein River Valley, where cutting axes like these have been in use for centuries.  The Black Forest Woodworker performs exceptionally well as a cutting tool for felling small trees, limbing branches, and clearing saplings.  It is also suited for light-duty splitting work, such as making kindling and small firewood.

Specifications
- ​Head Weight:     2 ¼ lbs. 
- Total Weight:      3 ½ lbs.    
- Bit Length:          4 ½ in.​
- Handle Length:  24 in.


Head 
- Hand-forged using a drop hammer on open dies
- Premium grade C50 high carbon steel
- ​53-56 HRC (Rockwell Hardness)

Handle
- Sustainably sourced grade A American hickory
- Individually selected for grain orientation and density
- Boiled linseed oil finish, 150 grit smooth sanded
- Hung with hardwood wedge and steel ring wedge​


What's Included
- Vegetable-tanned Leather Sheath

*Handle colors may vary, and we cannot guarantee color.

helsko-logo.png

Order can take up to 3 business days to process through our warehouse. During high volume time, it could be up to 6 business days. All transit times are based on once your order ships.

WITHIN UNITED STATES:

We offer the following options:

  • Economy Flat Rate - average transit time is 5 to 10 business days; however, most arrive in 5 to 7 business days.
  • UPS Ground - average transit 1-5 business days
  • UPS 2nd Day - transit time 2 business days guaranteed

OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES:

Shipping charges DO NOT INCLUDE any duties, taxes, and/or import fees impost by your country's custom and/or clearance offices.

We offer the following services to most areas:

  • UPS Standard to Canada - average transit 1 to 3 business days
  • UPS Worldwide Expedited - average transit 2 to 5 business days
  • UPS Worldwide Express - average transit 1 to 3 business days
  • FedEx International Economy - average transit 2 to 5 business days
  • FedEx International Priority - average transit 1 to 3 business days

 

Product Reviews

Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews Write a review

You May Also Like

Recently Viewed

Back to Top
x