Hand forged axe head with mark of blacksmith. Body of axe head made from mild steel. Bit made from high carbon tool steel У10А (C - 1% ) with rated content of harmful impurities (similar 1095 steel). Body of axe head made from whole piece of steel. Eye - punched. High carbon steel bit welded into the body of axe head by using forge welding. Blade of axe head quenched in oil. After that - low temperature tempering (210º С) (410º F). Sharpening angle ~ 30 degrees. Shape of sharpening - slightly expressed lens. Eye slightly expands upward. It provides reliable fastening of the handle after wedging. Axe head oxidized and covered with beeswax. All dimensions shown on photograph.