- Body coated with red enamel
- 36 in American hickory handle
- Heat treated working end
This Council Tool 1.5lb Sport Utility Pickaroon features forged tool steel head. Heat treated working end produces fine grain structure and Rc 45-55 (Rockwell Hardness Values) for safety, edge holding and toughness. Body coated with red enamel to deter rust. 36 in american hickory handle. Eye section is dried to below 10% moisture content to minimize shrinkage and help prevent loosening. Axe head is hung proud, hydraulically seated onto handle and secured with a poplar and steel wedge. The interior detail of the eye is tapered and allows for a strong mechanical bond. Approximately 1/2 in. of overall length of the handle is removed during assembly.