BUFFALO TOOL FORGE Hand Tools: Adzes and Axes

The Gutter Adz is patterned after time-tested tools and is hand forged to the correct curve and sweep. The hand forging and modern steel lends it its remarkable toughness. The tool is shipped with a hard wood handle ground to fit. This is a beautiful adz to use. Gutter adz has a blade length of 7", overall length of 9" with approximately #6 sweep.

Carpenter's adzeThe Ship Carpenter's Adz is specifically designed for hewing timbers. When used in conjunction with our scarf slick your timbers will have a terrific hand hewn look. Hand-forged toughness makes this an incredible adz to use. Comes with a custom fit hickory handle. 4½" cutting edge.

Djaerf scoop adze
Small gutter adz

Our blacksmiths will create almost any hewing tool which you may want to have forged. Send us your drawing or picture with dimensions and we will respond with a reasonable quote and delivery schedule.

For sharpening tips look at our "Sharpening Stones" section.


Above: Gutter adze, 7" long blade, #6 sweep, and small handled adze

Ship carpenter's adze
Close up, ship carpenter's adz

Djaerf axes
Left to right:

  • Carving axe, 1.3 kg (2.9 lb), 40 cm (16 in)
  • Sculpting axe, 0.8 kg (1.8 lb), 33 cm (13 in)
  • Cutting axe, 0.7 kg (1.5 lb), 33 cm (13 in)
  • Timber axe, 1.6 kg (3.5 lb), 43 cm (17 in)

(All sizes are approximate and may vary slightly.)

Price ($US)
Ship Carpenter's Adz with handle
Leather guard with snap lock included
4" cutting edge
Gutter Adz Blade length 7", overall length of 9", approx. #6 sweep. $163.00
Small Gutter Adz   $155.00
Buffalo Tool Forge Gutter Adz Blade length 6", overall length 9", #6 sweep $454.00
Belgian Blue sharpening stone (pictured) (4000 grit) 6" x 1 5/8"
Combination sharpening stone Carborundum (600 grit) on one side, Belgian Blue (4000 grit) on the other 6" x 1"

See our other Hand Tools:

Lassiter Scarf Slick


Ship carpenter's adze
Adzes and Axes
Draw knives
Draw Knives
Chisels for timber framing
Framing & Bench Chisels

Corner & Swan Chisels

Shovel Gouges
Power gouges
Power Gouges

Belgian Sharpening Stones


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