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Old PLUMB single bit axe head, stamped PLUMB and 5, This is a 5 pound PLUMB head, used very little, cutting edge is over 5 inches wide, length of head is 8 1/2 inches, very rare, Needs a handle, Have other axes, STANLEY tools, wood chisels, COLEMAN LANTERNS AND ACCESSORIES on auction, Will be glad to combine shipping, 10.00 SHIPPING, INSURANCE IS 1.65 AND IS OPTIONAL, INTERNATIONAL RATES ...Jun 26, 2014. #9. MrPandemic said: Greetings, I am trying to find some assistance in identifying this axe I picked up at the local Hardware "hoarders" store for $12. The handle was trashed ( I will get pics tonight) The only physical mark is a P stamped on one side and I believe it to be originally painted red. It weighted 2lb 11oz on the scale.New Listing Vintage PLUMB 3 (2) Axe Head, Phantom Bevels, Single Bit, 3lbs.-5oz. $39.00. $7.95 shipping. or Best Offer. VINTAGE PLUMB BOY SCOUT HATCHET WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER SHEATH. $45.00. $14.00 shipping. or Best Offer. Vintage Plumb Cedar Hudson Style Axe Head. $250.00. Free shipping. or Best Offer. Plumb Boy Scouts of America Hatchet.The axe head allows the wood to be trimmed into shape, the notch helps with the removal of nails and the traditional hammer striking head is use when driving nails into the wood. Lath hammers have a metal head and shaft with a rubber handle which absorbs impact forces. and finally…. Thor’s Hammer!Feb 2, 2005. Messages. 19,988. Sep 6, 2011. #1. I picked up a Plumb axe for a presumably great price at an antique shop over the weekend. Head is in great shape, razor sharp. Could use a new handle, but it doesn't need one right away. Only markings I can see on the head are.How old are plumb axes? Is plumb a good AXE brand? Restoring old Plumb Victory axe head. Images related to the topicRestoring old Plumb Victory axe head. How do you sharpen an axe? What is a hewing hatchet? Where are Council tools made? What is a plumb axe used for? Plumb and Kelly Works; Images related to the topicPlumb and Kelly WorksCheck out our plumb axe head selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our home & hobby shops.Yerkes & Plumb. This company was initially founded in 1856 by Jonathan Yerkes. Thirteen years later, Fayette Plumb bought into the partnership, and it was subsequently renamed Yerkes and Plumb. They were famous for their hammers and axes. In 1886, the original founder, Yerkes, chose to retire and sold his interest in the company to Plumb.4. Oct 8, 2020. #1. Ok. I have a question in regards to the sought after true temper Kelley works perfect Jersey pattern axe with the phantom bevels. Ok. I see two types of axe heads in this regard. First is stamped “true temper Kelley perfect” with two lines. The other stamped “true temper perfect Kelley works” with the perfect in the ...The pattern that B&C settled on was the Maine, which is a rectangular single-bit pattern with hardly any beard. It forms the basis for their Allagash Cruiser**, which is on the small and light ...Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for vintage Plumb Autograph single bit axe head signature series at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!Jun 26, 2014. #9. MrPandemic said: Greetings, I am trying to find some assistance in identifying this axe I picked up at the local Hardware "hoarders" store for $12. The handle was trashed ( I will get pics tonight) The only physical mark is a P stamped on one side and I believe it to be originally painted red. It weighted 2lb 11oz on the scale.Top 25 Types of Axes & Axe Heads. 1. Felling Axe / Hatchet. A felling axe or hatchet is one of the most useful axes out there and is probably what comes to mind when you think of axes. They are one of the best tools for chopping wood and splitting large logs.It seems that it was offered by the boy scouts from 1950 - 1956 (when they introduced the permabond). I now have the axe and it does say "Genuine Plumb" on one side of the head and very faintly you can read "Official Scout Axe" on the handle. So all of this combined really leads me to believe this is an early to mid 50's scout axe.19" - WoodCraft Council Tool Pack Axe - A Great Bushcraft Axe. 7 reviews. $171.Second, if you know the old hammer brands, you can identify old hammers using this knowledge. Stanley and Keen Kutter were famed for their hammers in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in the United States. From 1869 through 1886, Yerkes & Plumb was a prominent brand of hammers and axes, after which its anchor …Vintage Plumb USA Axe Head Plumb Single Bit Axe Head Well used Plumb axe head, has a brass welded repair as seen in images and heel has many hammer marks from years of use. Still has some of the broke off handle in the axe head along with some metal wedge. This is a heavy axe head, weighs three andI would also file check the bit, usually the better the metal the older the axe. Those are a couple things I look at. I think pegs is the one that got me into having a file with me when I look at axes now. That goes over real well in antique shops. U can also knock on the axe head but that usually only works on broad axes or very large axes.Plumb National Pattern Boys Size Single Bit Axe Head (405) $10.50 6 bids $10.20 shipping 5d 12hThe Plumb Victory head appears to be in unused condition. These heads were made during the World War II era to be sold in the US to citizens. It is missing the handle though (may have never been installed). Its dimensions are as follows: Length from Blade to Back: 6 1/2" Length from Top of Blade to Bottom: 3 5/8" Width of Back Face: 1 1/4" The ...Vintage Official Boy Scout Axe / Hatchet made by Plumb, RARE Felling Explorer Axe Head, 1950's. ... See Picture for identification. We have over 75,000 pieces of ...May 27, 2012. #1. Hello all Im new to the forums and I snagged this Plumb Axe this AM at the flea market and was inspired to post some pictures of it. In one of the following pictures you can see it has the regular PLUMB on it but also carries a 35 above it. If anyone could shed some light on what that 35 means Id really appreciate it.AU $15.50. 12/11/2021: Added "Unique" trademark 130,995 for Will B. indicating that the same (or nearly identical) logo was used by multiple companies. Antique Plumb Champion Double Bit Axe Head 3 1/2. $20.86 . 05/15/2006: Added Adjusto, HeXo, and Nuggets brands.Jul 23, 2023 · Step 1- Do Some Research About the Craftsman Axe Head. Two things need to be highlighted to know about an axe head: one is forging, and another is casting. The technique an axe head is made is a great predictor of whether it’s a new or vintage axe. Forging or casting is the most common method for creating axe heads. A large-headed type of axe used mostly for hewing or shaping logs. You’ll encounter two types of broad axes; one with a blade that is single beveled and one with a double bevel. The single bevel variety is …Copper-bladed axes appeared in Egypt about 4000 bc and were followed by axes with blades of bronze and eventually iron; blades were fastened to hafts by a variety of means—e.g., lashed into a wooden sleeve, bound into a split of wood, inserted in a bone socket. Is plumb a good axe brand? Vintage Plumb are some of the best axes ever made.It's a 3-pound axe hung on a 30" handle. The handle is an octagonalized handle from House Handle. I did a little tweaking with the spokeshave and some sanding to get it in shape. The Rockaway pattern, like other Jersey patterns, is a little more work to hang with the lugs hanging down from the axe head. I'm not certain what the divot was for.Check out our plumb axe and hatchets selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our axes shops. Etsy. Search for items or shops ... Primitive Hatchet, Axe Head, Vintage Hatchet, Antique Tool, Woodworking, Decor, Barn, Industrial, Rustic (289) $ 39.99. FREE shipping Add to Favorites Antique Hammer Hatchet Axe Vintage ...Second, if you know the old hammer brands, you can identify old hammers using this knowledge. Stanley and Keen Kutter were famed for their hammers in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in the United States. From 1869 through 1886, Yerkes & Plumb was a prominent brand of hammers and axes, after which its anchor and other tool ...21 mars 2020 ... ... axes gave me the Plumb National Pattern Axe shown below. The handle is original and rather warped. There is pitting on the top of the head.28,044. Location. U.P. Michigan. Sep 7, 2021. #5. I believe that is a Plumb All American. Not all of them were stamped but had a label. Plumb used red handles on many of thier axes. That is pre 1955 when they went to a red epoxy on the top of the head to attach the handle.Many axe patterns are named for where they were made or predominantly used like the Michigan, Connecticut and Dayton styles. Around 1920 axe makers trying to make sense of the over 400 styles of axes came up …There was an 'already sold' ($275!) entry for an NOS Plumb box (with manufacture date 1/8/1972) containing two NOS Jet Wing axes. There are available 2 separately framed magazine ads for Jet Wing axes. The 1956 ad features Permabond whereas the 1954 ad makes no mention of it.28inches boy axe my friend,nothing less nothing more, maybe your a 6'6'' don't know but ideally 28 is average grown men size. I'm 6'4" and good size build 230 with a 5lbs head and it's fells and splits like a charm, control over power ;)PLUMB # 3 CRUISER AXE HEAD-DOUBLE BIT AXE HEAD.HERE IS A GREAT AXE HEAD. IT'S A PLUMB # 3 .IT'S A DOUBLE BITHEAD.IT WEIGHS 3 1/2 LBS.10 LONG 4 3/4 AT WIDEST POINT.IF YOURINTO COLLECTING PLUMB AXE HEIt seems that it was offered by the boy scouts from 1950 - 1956 (when they introduced the permabond). I now have the axe and it does say "Genuine Plumb" on one side of the head and very faintly you can read "Official Scout Axe" on the handle. So all of this combined really leads me to believe this is an early to mid 50's scout axe.Nov 12, 2014 · 307. Location. West Branch MI. Nov 12, 2014. #4. I have a "Flint Edge" which I think is actually a true temper/kelly works, as well I have a Plumb Victory, among other axes. I'm not sure you will see a big quality difference between the two brands, though those individual heads may be somewhat different (without pictures is hard to know) I ... 20,164. Apr 6, 2013. #6. Operator1975 said: If u go on the Boy scout website they have the years on there. I think plumb had a wide range of years though. Indeed they did, and only this model - the first model - had the BSA First Class badge opposite the nail pull. The Boy Scout website in the U.S. is www.scouting.org.Figure 21b—More 20th-century plumb hatchets and hand axes. Figure 22—A Tuatahi cempetition ax. This New Zealand company specializes in custom-made axes and competition crosscut saws. Some axes weren't used for cutting wood. Ice axes were used to cut ice from lakes in the winter so the ice could be used for refrigeration during the summer .Here is the idea on this folks. Since there are a LOT of us restoring or collecting axes. I will organize a one stop shop and reference thread.Joined. Aug 28, 2010. Messages. 5,431. Jan 22, 2018. #6. The photos in the Plumb Scout Axe Timeline Paper show a similar stamp on an axe said to be from 1962-1972 (page 49). Earlier examples shown with rounded corners say either "Genuine Plumb" or "Guaranteed Plumb".Vintage Plumb Axe Head. $100.00 + $19.35 shipping. Plumb Axe Head. $25.00 + $19.35 shipping. Plumb 3^2 Single Bit Axe Head. $44.95. Free shipping. Vintage Plumb Boys Axe Head 2.25 Lbs. $48.50 + $11.00 shipping. Vintage Plumb Connecticut Pattern Axe Head 3.5 Lbs. $100.00 + $11.00 shipping. Picture Information. Picture 1 of 5.Vintage PLUMB Single Bit Axe Head With Phantom Bevels Michigan Pattern. Opens in a new window or tab. Pre-Owned. $17.60. 1 bid · Time left 2d left (Tue, 08:40 PM) +$10.00 shipping. Vintage 2 1/4 Lb. Plumb National pattern axe, 17 5/8" orig perma-bond handle. Opens in a new window or tab. Pre-Owned.This is a vintage Plumb Axe head. It was salvaged off of a broken handle and is looking to be refurbished. It has been scrubbed to remove rust and is coated lightly with oil.That's not to say nobody makes good axes anymore, and they seem to be coming back enough with us hobbyists to support a decent market. Specific details that were given up to cut costs after that "golden era" were careful design of the head with convex cheeks balance etc., careful heat treatment, best quality steel, handles designed for day-long ...I just received a 3.5 lb PLUMB axe head, single bit, from E-Bay. The axe came to me from my home state and town of Hohenwald, Tennessee. I was very surprised that the hardening & tempering line was very apparent without even a vinegar bath. I got out the ruler an measured the axe head.Tthe hardening & tempering was precisely 2 ". WOW!Plumb axe head??? Thread starter tomme boy; Start date Jun 1, 2017; tomme boy Guide. Joined Dec 1, 2015 Messages 2,019 Likes 6,422 Location iowa. Jun 1, 2017 #1 I picked up a single bit axe head last week. It had the top filled with red epoxy. Plumb was the only one who did this right? I already cleaned it up and put a handle on it. And made a ...May 9, 2013 · Here in Australia recently at Bunnings they stocked a Plumb axe but the head was stamped Hultafors bruks sweden, and came with a Coopers tools branded file. Was about $50au. Double Ott Mar 31, 2016 · Mar 31, 2016. #2. Woodings Verona more than likely. I'd look for something a little older/nicer personally. Old paper label Kelly's seem to be fairly common and tend to have some of the best profiles I've seen. Look for an axe head with ridges in the eye and a high centerline and more than likely it's an old Kelly. Oct 4, 2013 · I would also file check the bit, usually the better the metal the older the axe. Those are a couple things I look at. I think pegs is the one that got me into having a file with me when I look at axes now. That goes over real well in antique shops. U can also knock on the axe head but that usually only works on broad axes or very large axes. Feb 8, 2016. #5. I have several of those plumb cedar patterns including a bsa one. I have noticed that they don't mushroom like a normal axe poll, but they usually don't chip that much either. It seems to me that they were hardened, but not to the same hardness as the bit.The Head is between 2.5-2.75 lb. It was painted a dark navy blue and bears the mark of a capital letter "T" near the top side of the head. The T is in a rounded square shape that almost looks like the shape of an old 70s TV screen The stamp is very small, probably only 1/8 of an inch across but deep and easy to read.We would like to show you a description here but the site won't allow us.A large-headed type of axe used mostly for hewing or shaping logs. You'll encounter two types of broad axes; one with a blade that is single beveled and one with a double bevel. The single bevel variety is excellent for hewing flat planes on a log and other pieces of wood. The double bevel can be used to hew and is also capable of general ...New Listing Vintage Boy Scouts Plumb Axe Red/Green Hatchet & Western Hunting Knife w/ Sheath. Opens in a new window or tab. Pre-Owned. $399.00. calicoolstuff63 (464) 99.5%. or Best Offer ... Vintage Genuine Plumb Boy Scout Axe Hatchet Head. Opens in a new window or tab. Pre-Owned. $20.51. welder-9099-6 (49) 100%. 8 bids · Time left 1d …Hults bruk nearly went bust in the 80's by trying to counter low sales with cheaper and cheaper axes. Epoxied handles and thick paint means you can get a way with a lot less fitting and surface grinding. Many axes from this period can have "questionable" HT. Another example are the pocket knives from Eskilstuna.Antique PLUMB CARPENTERS HATCHET AXE w Original Fayette R Plumb Handle VINTAGE. $17.99. 0 bids. $17.65 shipping. 16h 21m. Vintage PLUMB 3 1/2 Lb. Single Bit Cruiser Axe w/Phantom Bevel & Orig 30" Handle. $69.99. $29.40 shipping.Here is a nice old Plumb National pattern axe head. Patent Applied For is stamped on one side of the head. The head weighs 3-1/2 lb. and measures 7-1/4 long with a 4-1/2 long cutting edge. It was lightly cleaned and the edge was restored. The head shows typical wear and tear, dings, pits, etc. ThereAntique Plumb carpenter axe model number 2962 (135) $ 85.00. FREE shipping Add to Favorites ... Official BSA Scout axe cleaned head original handle (5.8k) $ 135.00. Add to Favorites Plumb Official Scout Axe 1941-1950 (551) $ 225.00. Add to Favorites Genuine Plumb Boy Scout Hatchet with Custom Leather Sheath 1956-1961 ...Some pictures of the HB axe break. As someone mentioned, there is dark metal indicating a crack was present in the middle of the cheek, the crescent shape. Probably there since manufacture since it was inside the axe. Worth a shot for putting a claim in?The first clue is if the axe has a brand marking on the head. It is also vital that you know the basic features of different axes to help you identify the tool you found. Antique Axe Identification Antique Axe Edge tools, such as an axe, are one of the earliest forms of tools ever to exist.B. Moon. After reading through yesteryeartools.com site info on Plumb, Collins, and Mann Edge Tools, it looks to me Mann manufactured these axe heads with "M" and with/without weight numbers stamped on the head. After MET acquired Collins, Mann kept the brand and continued to make them in their factory. This practice is currently still …Here is a vintage Plumb Connecticut axe head. It weighs 3 lb. and measures 6-1/4long overall with a 4-3/4 edge. It was lightly cleaned, the light mushrooming on the poll was cleaned up, and the edge was restored. It will need final sharpening after it is rehung. It shows normal wear and tear but isOne of the pages that Steve Tall linked to from 1943. Notice that the small tools have embossed handles, but the axe has a label. Notice also that the heads of the tools are stamped 'Plumb Victory". This would mean that the Plumb tools that are marked "Plumb Victory" are the WWII era tools, and that the axe above might be from post WWII.The head weight is approximately 2 1/2 lbs. The ax head is 6 1/4 inches long. The blade width is 3 3/4 inches at the cutting edge. The pole is 2 1/2 inches long and 1 inch thick. The eye has two ridges on the inside and is 2 inches long. The eye starts 3/4 inches from the pole. I thought it was a Plumb ax but these is no Plumb marking on it.Wolf Valley Forge is the homeplace of USA-handforged custom axes, crafted by axe smith Ike Bullington. Each axe is forged at his shop located in the beautiful rolling hills of North Alabama. Hello there! And welcome to Wolf Valley Forge. I want to personally thank you for your time and for your interest in what we do here.All other information out there pointed to the fact that in 1949 restructuring within AFH lead to the axe division being called/named True Temper. So this axe means one of two things - it was made post 1949 and still used the AmericanAx logo, which went defunct some 28 years prior, or the True Temper stamping was used prior to 1949 on Kelly axes.Many axe patterns are named for where they were made or predominantly used like the Michigan, Connecticut and Dayton styles. Around 1920 axe makers trying to make sense of the over 400 styles of axes came up with a Standard Chart of Axe Patterns reducing the number to about 40 recognized patterns today. Axe Patterns For each type of axe there ...In this video I try to put forward a theory about the evolution and ultimate decline in use of phentom bevels and tapered or convexed cheeks.Up for your consideration is a used vintage Plumb National pattern axe head. Early Pat. Applied for. It weighs approx. 4-lbs. It measures approx. 7-5/8 long X approx. 5 wide. The head was lightly clWe would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us.Anyone can go down to the hardware store and buy a new axe. Restoring an old one is harder, but worth the effort. Peter Buchanan-Smith/Sergey Ryumin. By Alex Lauer @alexlauer. The axe is a beautifully simple, culturally powerful and historically ancient tool. All an axe needs is 15 minutes of chopping wood in order to resuscitate the dormant ...Up for auction is an early Plumb Axe.I belive this Plumb Ax is from the early 1900's. I also believe it is the original handle. The head of the axe has PLUMB embossed in a RECTANGLE on the head of the ax. The axe is about 7 inches long and about 5 inches across the blade.The head needs a good cleaning but is overall in good shape.Get ready to swing into dating with a Plumb Axe! Learn the secrets to finding your perfect match and building a strong relationship. Skip to content [email protected]; 315-765-7919; 1415 St, Woodbridge VA Home. Automobile. Clean. Breed. Build. Cook. Draw. Blog. Search for... Navigation Menu. Navigation Menu Home. Automobile. Clean. Breed .... Oct 27, 2009. #10. I had a Plumb double bit wiEnjoying this morning and getting the wood split Vintage Plumb Single Bit Axe Head LoggingMeasures 7-5/8" long with a 4-3/4" cutting bit.The axe is marked 4 lbs, but the actual weight 3 lbs. 12.4 ozUsed condition. Some dings on the poll. from Vintage Plumb Single Bit 3.5 Pound Hand Forged Ax The most familiar type of antique axe (also correctly spelled “ax”) is the felling axe, whose long, curved handle increases its impact when cutting at the trunk of a tree. The heads of these axes varied regionally in terms of their design, but their functionality was the same. Originally made entirely of a single piece of iron that was ... 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