Ax Restoration

Faktory 47

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Does anyone do legacy ax restoration? I have an ax from each of my grandfathers. They’re probably 75 years old or more. I don’t want them to lose their character but I would like to make them an heirloom. Does anyone have any recommendations where to go for this? Thanks.
 
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Does anyone do legacy ax restoration? I have an ax from each of my grandfathers. They’re probably 75 years old or more. I don’t want them to lose their character but I would like to make them an heirloom. Does anyone have any recommendations where to go for this? Thanks.
I’ve restored around 50 heirloom axes and hatchets over the past 6 years. I can get it ready for you!
 

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I’ve restored around 50 heirloom axes and hatchets over the past 6 years. I can get it ready for you!
Got any photos? What do you typically charge?
I want to keep a lot of the character and history of the ax, especially the handle. Knowing this was the handle that each of my grandfathers gripped is special when I grip it.
 

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Got any photos? What do you typically charge?
I want to keep a lot of the character and history of the ax, especially the handle. Knowing this was the handle that each of my grandfathers gripped is special when I grip it.
I’ll text ya!
 

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Here are some pics, before and after a should be clear so I’m not gonna label them. A lot of the final product depends onthe condition they are in when I get it. Also, the mirror finish is extremely dependent on pitting in the head



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bottom is raw, top has been cleaned up
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This is what mirror polishing looks like on a head with lots of pitting
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