pfeil is undoubtedly the finest carving tool on the market, second-to-none in terms of manufacturing quality and durability. This tool from pfeil are perfect for large carvings or timber framing projects. It features the same attention to detail and high quality as our world famous Swiss made carving tools. Premium tool steel is hardened to 56-58 Rc to create a durable, resilient cutting edge. All tools feature "through eye" forging and come handled with unfinished solid ash handles. Carving hatchet has a 5" cutting edge with an overall tool length of 18".Ash handle"Through eye" forgingPremium tool steel5" cutting edge, overall length 18"