When you're headed out to the woods or backcountry, take along this compact, hand-forged hatchet. Weighing less than 2 lbs., it is ideal for carrying in your pack or being worn on a belt. Even if don't feel the need to carry it on your belt, you'll surely find it indispensable for making kindling, on outings and at home. The head has a tempered zone designed to hold an edge even after being sharpened repeatedly. The curved hickory handle is treated with linseed oil. Includes a traditional leather protective sheath, embellished with uniquely Swedish decorative elements. Length: 9.4". Head weight: 1 lb. Total weight: 1½ lbs. Sweden.