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Hultafors Ågelsjön Mini Hatchet
Hultafors Ågelsjön Mini Hatchet.
Hultafors Ågelsjön Mini Hatchet.
Hultafors Ågelsjön Mini Hatchet.
Hultafors Ågelsjön Mini Hatchet. Handle length c. 235 mm (9.25”).
Hultafors Ågelsjön Mini Hatchet. The axe comes with a leather sheath.
Hultafors Ågelsjön Mini Hatchet. The axe comes with a leather sheath.
Hultafors Ågelsjön Mini Hatchet. From left:  Hultafors Ågelsjön, Hultafors Hultån , and Hultafors Ekelund. So, this axe is on the left.

Hultafors Ågelsjön Mini Hatchet

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Here’s a handy hatchet with a very short handle for weight-conscious bushcrafters, hikers, and hunters. Perfect for tinder-making and building this and that small at the camp. A perfect choice for tougher hikes when minimizing the weight is more important than maximizing the power. Comes with a thick leather axe sheath.

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Hultafors Ågelsjön Mini Hatchet.
Hultafors Ågelsjön Mini Hatchet.
Hultafors Ågelsjön Mini Hatchet.
Hultafors Ågelsjön Mini Hatchet. Handle length c. 235 mm (9.25”).
Hultafors Ågelsjön Mini Hatchet. The axe comes with a leather sheath.
Hultafors Ågelsjön Mini Hatchet. The axe comes with a leather sheath.
Hultafors Ågelsjön Mini Hatchet. From left:  Hultafors Ågelsjön, Hultafors Hultån , and Hultafors Ekelund. So, this axe is on the left.

Here’s a handy hatchet with a very short handle for weight-conscious bushcrafters, hikers, and hunters. Perfect for tinder-making and building this and that small at the camp. A perfect choice for tougher hikes when minimizing the weight is more important than maximizing the power. Comes with a thick leather axe sheath.

  • Head: Convex grind edge,sharpened to a razor sharp edge, polished, oiled, and ready to use
  • Handle: hickory, treated with linseed oil
  • Handle length c. 235 mm (9.25”)
  • Total weight with the sheath: c. 715 g (1.6 lbs); head c. 500 g (1.1 lbs)
  • Comes with a leather sheath
  • Axe head has a 50-year warranty on material and workmanship defects
  • Hand-forged head

    This axe is named after the lake Ågelsjön, where the water needed to run the waterwheel for the forge was once taken. It is hand-forged using high-quality Swedish carbon steel, using methods that date back to the 17th century. The blade is so sharp that you can shave with it. (We just had to try it and now the skin is very smooth.) It comes with a sturdy hickory handle.

    Axeptable uses

    This is the smallest hatchet by Hultafors. It is designed e.g. for demanding hikes in the mountains and other such trips where you don’t want to carry anything extra. If you need to whittle tinder, chop smaller pieces of wood into kindling, and build this and that in the camp, this works. This short axe is easy to carry both in the pack and on the belt.

    An axe with a very short handle is of course a compromise. Felling large trees won’t result in much rejoicing, and this short handle isn’t very helpful when chopping large piles of wood either. For larger scale forestry it is much better to choose a bigger axe. But when the weight is a problem, here’s a high-quality solution. Another option for weight problems is to leave the axe at home and take along our Terävä Skrama 240.

    Axe sheath included

    This axe comes with a leather sheath. It doesn’t have a snap fastener, instead, there is a leather drawstring, which is better in the long run. Leather usually stretches in use, so in time the snap fastener will be a bit wobbly but the drawstring can always be tightened more. It is also easy to replace if needed.

    Also included is a small booklet (in Swedish and English), which gives you some info on the history and manufacturing techniques, as well as tips on proper axe maintenance.

    Manufactured by Hultafors

    Hultafors axes are manufactured at Hults Bruk in Southeastern Sweden. Hults Bruk was originally founded in 1697. First, they primarily forged nails for shipbuilding but quite soon they also began making various hand tools. By 1870 axes had become a major part of their production. Today Hultafors is a fascinating combination of traditional handicrafts and modern technology. Their fantastic axes are known for their quality across the world.

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