All of our axes are wrap welded. The bit is 1075 and the poll is 1018. They have been heat treated and tempered to an edge hardness between 50 and 55 on the C scale. Each one is a little different. Axes are one of my favorite things to forge. Large axes are the best.
The cutting edge measures 8 1/4 inches long and the overall head length is 10 1/4 inches
The handle is Hickory.
The overall length of the axe is 48 inches and the weight is 4 lbs 3 ozs.