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Maik Salzmann Axt I auf 350 mL

Axe I

Little axe, made according to alemannic finds, construction steel with cutting edge made out of Ck 75.




Axe I.5

Small axehead, unburied from the "I finish this later" box.  Length 175 mm, cutting edge laminated with Ck 75. There are some Viking  finds that look similar, but i am not calling it a "remake".

Cutting edge 66 mm, hole 60 x 23 mm, weight 500g.

Maik Salzmann Axe 1.5 auf 350 mL



Maik Salzmann Axt II auf 350 mL

Axe II

Forest axe, 1600g, slim cutting edge for fresh wood. Construction steel with edge made out of Ck 75. I am very happy with it´s cutting performance.



Kitchen knife "Dr M"

3 layered knife made for a friend to his size specifications. Old file laminated with C45, handle bog oak with tin. Total length 320mm,  blade 190. Blade back tapers from 4,2mm to 2,8mm, cutting edge 0,5mm.  Splits hair.

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Maik Salzmann Basic auf 350 mL


Simple knife for general use. Spring steel from Gransfors  drawknife, damascus guard made from old raiload nail and railway  connection screw spring, hickory handle.




Knife after the find of Parsberg, Germany. The original may be  enjoyed in "Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg". Unluckily it was not  more specifically dated then "La Tène Period", which is almost the last  500 years BC. The design is similar to others from the 1.century BC,  compare Wederath. The original blade was bigger and heavier, the rivet  hole positions were still visible. It seemed to me like an everyday tool and weapon if necessary.

I kept the proportions but made it smaller and lighter so it serves very well as kitchen knife with a  thin edge but is still servicable for other light work.

C 105 clay hardened for hamon, better visible on next picture. Handle  american nut with copper rivets. Length overall 370 mm, max blade height 44 mm, handle length 125 mm. Weight 290 g, balance point is near my  mark

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Maik Salzmann Parsberg Hamon auf 350 mL





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