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  1. Helko Rheinland Hatchet
    Helko Rheinland Hatchet
    Helko Rheinland Hatchet
    Helko Rheinland Hatchet
    Helko Rheinland Hatchet
    Helko Rheinland Hatchet
    Helko Rheinland Hatchet
    Helko Rheinland Hatchet
    Helko Rheinland Hatchet
    Helko Rheinland Hatchet
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  2. Helko Rheinland Hatchet

    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (21 reviews)
    Price R3785.00

Product Description

  • Handmade in Wuppertal, Germany
  • German C45 high grade carbon steel, 53-56 HRC
  • Switzerland made handle, FSC certified Grade A American hickory
  • Head Weight: 1.5 lb / Length: 19 in. / Total Weight: 2 lb
  • Includes premium leather sheath
Additional Information

The Rheinland Hatchet is lightweight and beautifully crafted, with a traditional German wide-bit woodworker blade. These hatchets are made in Wuppertal, Germany, near the country's famous Rhein River Valley. The Rhein, one of Germany's most prominent geographical features, was a historically significant source of trade and growth for civilizations in the region throughout the early and later medieval periods. Cutting axes like these were a daily necessity for peoples carving out towns and villages in heavily forested regions along the Rhein River. The wide blade makes this hatchet exceptionally well suited for cutting work. Each piece is handcrafted by Helko's master smiths with over 170 years of expertise.

+ Handmade in Germany by Helko's master smiths
+ German C45 high grade carbon steel, 53-56 HRC
+ Open face drop forged, heat treated, and oil-hardened
+ Helko crown hammered into cheek

+ Crafted in Switzerland from FSC certified Grade A American hickory
+ Individually selected for grain orientation and density
+ Hand finished with boiled linseed oil
+ Traditionally hung with softwood wedge and notched steel ring wedge for maximum security

+ Premium, vegetable-tanned, leather sheath, handmade in USA
+ 1oz bottle of Axe-Guard

+Length: 14 in.
+Head Weight: 1.25 lb
+Total Weight: 2 lb
+Bit length: 4.25 in.

*Handle colors may vary lighter or darker than photos.

If you wish to order multiple hatchets of the same model, please contact us at Helko North America for a discount!

*Visit our website to see the full product line - Helko North America

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I love the way this hatchet performs, the handle design allows a comfortable grip when choked up for fine shaving of feather sticks. The weight and size are perfect for packing on the side of my bushcraft pack. After sharpening this hatchet will shave hairs and keeps a nice edge. This is a top of the line hatchet and excels when compared to the more expensive top of the line brands. This is a great buy and I will be buying the medium size axe from Helko in the near future.
I bought this for my husband as an anniversary gift. He's a burly, bearded, flannel shirt wearing, manly kind of man, so this ended up being the perfect gift for him to use on our farm. He was very impressed by the quality of it, liked the weight, the nice handle and the hatchet head and the fact that it is handmade. He's been proudly showing it off to his buddies and has already put it to good use. It is well worth the price, it arrived early and I will definitely be buying him a full sized axe for the holidays. I highly recommend this company's hatchets and axes, you won't be disappointed!
This is my third hatchet. I also have a Fiskars X7 and Marbles belt axe #9 the Helko Rheinland hatchet is substantial and has a Thick heavy handle that is balanced nicely with the hatchet head. It's much beefier than the Fiskars and has a much bigger blade. This is a mans hatchet. I don't mind spending extra money for a quality product. It nears a work of art status. Your friends will have hatchet envy. Get one
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