Weapon or tool?

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Weapon or tool?

Post by Muddyknee » Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:51 pm

Deep one this,over a foot.
Shank has a squarish hole for presumably a handle of some description.
Odd though that the handle is in line with the shank,does that rule out any type of axe?
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Re: Weapon or tool?

Post by garrettoldboy » Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:27 pm

hello, not likely an axe, more a long T handle slicing tool, google old farm tools, how wide is that edge ?

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Re: Weapon or tool?

Post by garrettoldboy » Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:37 pm

garrettoldboy wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:27 pm
hello, not likely an axe, more a long T or straight handle slicing tool, google old farm tools, how wide is that edge ?

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