Bison 1879 Splitting Hatchet with Leather Sheath

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    Bison 1879 Splitting Hatchet with Leather Sheath BIS-012295

    Who doesn’t love a wood fire? Yet then there is all the wood splitting required. What you need is a good splitting hatchet. Bison has been forging quality tools for over 125 years. When you are splitting wood for your fire, choose a Bison 1879 Splitting Hatchet.

    Enjoy the sweet smell of wood smoke with Bison 1879 hand forged hatchet. These axes are of the highest quality preferred by armies, firefighters and foresters worldwide. Keep a Bison 1879 hatchet in your wood fire kit.

    Bison 1879 Splitting Hatchet

    A compact yet powerful splitting hatchet, designed with a short handle for portability on outdoor adventures. The Bison splitting hatchet head is weighty but manageable for up to medium size wooden blocks and logs. The handle is made of solid Hickory and is ergonomically shaped for user comfort and finished with an oil finish. The handle has excellent vibration absorption and features a metal overstrike protector. The cutting edge has a medium-sharp grind. The head features a slightly concaved profile to enhance the splitting effect.


    • Splitting firewood blocks and logs
    • Splitting kindling


    • Hand-forged axe head
    • Precise cutting edge with medium - sharp polish
    • Metal overstrike protective collar
    • Oiled American Hickory handle
    • Genuine leather blade guard
    • Stainless Steel Bison Medallion is your assurance of a genuine Bison 1879
    • Made in Germany
    • 10 year warranty


    • Handle Length – 500mm
    • Head weight – 1.25kg
    • Handle - American Hickory
    • Blade construction - Forged German Steel hardened to HRC51-56

    What's Included

    • 1 x Universal Hatchet with 500mm handle
    • 1 x Leather edge protector

    Hardened German Steel

    Bison 1879 is a return to the Master Blacksmith’s art of hand forging traditional axes of the highest quality, using traditional designs and only the highest quality German Steel hardened to HRC51-56.

    American Hickory Handles

    Every Bison 1879 is fitted with an American hickory handle and wedged with both wood and steel wedges for ultimate durability.

    Who are Bison 1879

    Made in Germany. Bison have been making hand forged traditional axes for the highest quality for more than a century. Used by armies, firefighters and foresters worldwide, shove a Bison 1879 Axe in your kit before you escape civilisation.

    $139.00 Stocktake Sale! (inc GST)
    RRP: $185.00

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