Originally Posted By: Dave Shepard
I've got to make a broad axe handle, maybe I'll look into cherry, it certainly has a crooked growth habit.

Speaking of handles, crooked handles, has anyone ever made a laminated broadaxe handle?

Brings me back to canoe paddles. "Bent shaft" paddles are popular w/ modern canoeists and are often laminated (glued-up) on a form.

The paddle shape seems well suited to some unique broadaxe handle possibilities...

Don Perkins
Member, TFG

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