3.75 lbs. Pulaski axe with 36 in. hickory handle, Sport Utility Finish

SKU: SU38PE136

MSRP $93.42

3.75 lbs. Pulaski axe with 36 in. hickory handle, in our ever popular Sport Utility line of axes.

Thought to have been developed in the early 1900’s by Edward Pulaski, a legendary Forest Service Ranger in Idaho. It is said that in August, 1910 his presence saved the lives of 45 men during a difficult time in a large fire. This traditional style axe blade paired with a mattock blade, is great for chopping, cutting roots, digging, or grubbing. Used in a variety of settings including wildland fire, forestry and general landscaping.

Leather mask sets are also available, as an accessory item (Part# 90-PAM27).

  • Forged from 1060 steel. Made in USA.
  • Hand sharpened, and includes both a single bit blade and mattock/grubbing blade.
  • ANSI Standards call for bit hardness of Rc 45-60, at least ½ inch back from the cutting edge. Council Tool internal standards call for tempered bit hardness of Rc 48-55.
  • Body left in as forged finish, coated with a rust-inhibiting oil.
  • 36 in. double bit American hickory handle. Eye section is dried to below 10% moisture content to minimize shrinkage and help prevent loosening.
  • Axe head is hung proud using a wooden and metal wedge.
  • Approximately 1/2 in. of the overall length of the handle is removed during assembly. OAL is nominal.

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