COUNCIL TOOL Dayton Miners 26in Handle Axe 35MD26

Vendor: Council Tool


  • 3.5# Dayton pattern single bit axe with 26" straight handle
  • Hand sharpened, tapered bit for cutting and splitting
  • Body coated with red enamel and the cutting edges in clear lacquer to deter rust
  • 26" straight American hickory handle. Eye section is dried to below 10% moisture content to minimize shrinkage and help prevent loosening
  • Axe head is hydraulically seated onto handle and secured with a serrated aluminum wedge
  • The serrated shape improves bite and the aluminum choice of material is strong, lightweight and does not change size with moisture content
  • The interior detail of the eye is tapered and allows for a strong mechanical bond. Approximately 1/2" of the overall length of the handle is removed during assembly
  • ANSI Standards call for bit hardness of Rc 45-60, at least 1/2 inch back from the cutting edge. Council Tool internal standards call for tempered bit hardness of Rc 48-55 and Council Tool's target 1-1/4 inches from the cutting edge
  • Cutting edge is approximately 4.75" of overall length and the poll is square
  • Forged tool steel head. Made in USA