Introduction: Axe With Replaceable Blade
You will need a Large utility knife blade, a chuck of hickory or other hardwood, and woodworking tools.
Step 1: Axe With Changeable Blade
What the video and if you have any questions continue on with the rest of the instructable.
Step 2: Design
Trace an old axe handle or freehand your own design.
Step 3: Cut
Cut out your handles rough shape. I prefer to use the bandsaw but you could probably use a jigsaw or handsaw.
Step 4: Shape
Shape your handle with a drawknife and small spoke shave. Use your Drawknife to remove the bulk of the material.
Step 5: Attach Your Blade
Cut a groove in the head for the blade to slide into. My blade was roughly 1/8 wide. Drill two holes in your handle that match the holes in the blade. Bolt the blade through the holes and you are all set.
Step 6: DONE
Stick a fork in it because it's done.
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