Danish axe Roskilde

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Danish axe Roskilde

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The Danish axe is an early type of battle axe that was mainly used in the period between the Viking age and the Middle Ages. During the tenth and eleventh centuries, the Danish axe won much popularity outside of Scandinavia, but in areas with strong Viking influences such as England, Ireland and Normandy. The Danish axe was an elite weapon in these regions. On the Bayeux tapestry all figures who carry a Danish ax, are depicted wearing full armor. A Danish axe is also offered to Harold for his coronation.

This axe is a perfect weapon for re-enacting Normans, Vikings, Anglo-Saxons and the Danelaw period. It has a razor sharp edge and is perfect for cutting wood.

Material: 1075 carbon steel tempered, wood;
Edge: razor sharp;
Length: 83 cm;
Based on historical original;
Shipping weight: 2 kg

We do not sell this product to customers under the age of 18. Click here for more information on the European arms acts.

Blunting service
The blade of this sword can be blunted (2,5-3 mm) at a surcharge. Please note: although the thickness will be the same as a battle-ready sword, the return right and warranty expires when using the blunting service. Please contact us if you wish to use the blunting service, or make a note at the last step of your shiopping cart. The extra delivery time is approx. 2 weeks.

Tip: How to adjust the finish of your armour and weaponry
Luxurious (polished)- polish the steel with metal polish or toothpaste. You can even give the item a mirror-like polish. Test on a small surface first!
Handmade (matte)- soak the steel in cola for 40 minutes to 20 hours. Check regularly and treat with black sandpaper.
Antique (patinated) leave the steel to rust for some time in a damp environment, preferably outside. Remove the red layer of rust, to reveal the corroded top layer.

Please note. After finishing the product yourself, the warranty and return right expire. Celtic WebMerchant is not responsible for the obtained result.
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