Gransfors Bruk Small Forest Axe #420


The Small Forest Axe can be used one or two handed for felling small trees and splitting wood rounds


Weighing just 1.5 lbs and 19″ in total length the Small Forest Axe is packable and light


Gränsfors Bruks AB out of the Village of Gränsfors, Sweden produces the finest axes in the world


This axe has a 1.5 pound head and a 19 inch handle which provides more chopping power than a hatchet. It can be used one handed or two handed and it is still small enough to fit into a rucksack or pack.


  • Protective vegetable-tanned leather sheath included
  • Comes complete with a copy of the Gransfors Axe Book
  • 20 year warranty
  • Head Weight: 680g (~1.5 pounds)
  • 49 cm hickory handle (~19 inches)
  • Total Weight: 900 g (~2 pounds)
  • The weight of each handcrafted axe will vary within a few grams.
  • SKU: 420
  • GTIN: 7391765420008

The Gränsfors Bruk Small Forest Axe is designed for use in the forest for everything from felling small trees, limbing and splitting small logs. The versatility of the Small Forest Axe cannot be overstated as it excels in a myriad of roles such as pack axe, bushcrafter's axe, kitchen axe, kindling maker, camp axe, feller's axe for pounding polymer wedges, small log splitter and tree feller.

Each axe is forged using traditional methods in the same factory, situated in the Swedish village of Gränsfors. Each axe head is individually stamped with the smith’s initials.

In addition to the axe this sale includes a sheath of vegetable-tanned leather and a copy of The Axe Book.

The smiths at Gränsfors Bruk AB forge what many consider to be the finest production axes available--the kind of heirloom quality tool that is both a workhorse and can be cherished and passed on for generations.