Garden Hand Tool Category: Felling Axe / This axe is used for felling small trees and is ideal for cutting off branches from cut down trees. The thin blade makes it swing smoothly through the branch. The blade is made of high quality hardened tool steel according to DIN 7287,Class B, and the blade surface is fine polished in full. The handle,which is marked as professional, is made of first grade white hickory and is pressed into the eye with a black hardened wedge. Weight. 5lb. (2.25kg.).