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Muller Yankee Axe 600g & Choice of Belt Loops & Sheaths

Muller Yankee Axe 600g & Choice of Belt Loops & Sheaths

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Muller Yankee Axe 600g & Choice of Belt Loops & Sheaths


  • Made by the internationally known Muller of Austria
  • All purpose, good quality axe for the house, farm and forest
  • High-quality ash handle
  • Non-slip handle end
  • Safety wedging in head

Specifications (Approximate Measurements): See Pictures


Sharpening an axe involves several steps to ensure that the blade is properly sharpened and balanced. Here is a general guide to sharpening an axe:

  1. Secure the axe: Begin by securing the axe in a vise or clamp, or by placing it on a flat surface with the head hanging off the edge.
  2. Remove nicks and chips: If the blade has any nicks or chips, use a coarse file to remove them. Use a smooth, even motion and work from the base of the blade to the tip. Be sure to maintain the original bevel angle of the blade.
  3. Sharpen the edge: Once any nicks or chips are removed, use a sharpening stone to sharpen the edge of the blade. Use a honing oil or water to lubricate the stone and prevent the blade from overheating. Hold the blade at the same angle as the original bevel and work the stone along the edge of the blade in a circular motion, starting at the base and working towards the tip. Repeat this process on the other side of the blade.
  4. Finish the edge: Once the edge is sharpened, use a finer grit stone or a leather strop with honing compound to refine the edge and remove any burrs. This will help to create a razor-sharp edge on the blade.
  5. Check the balance: Finally, check the balance of the axe by holding it by the handle and letting it hang vertically. The blade should hang straight down without tilting to one side. If it is unbalanced, use a file or grinding wheel to remove material from the heavier side of the blade until it is balanced.

Remember to always wear safety gear, such as gloves and eye protection, when sharpening an axe. It is also important to follow the manufacturer's instructions and to maintain the original bevel angle of the blade to ensure optimal performance.

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