This premium splitting maul by Mueller is hand forged in Austria at the Himmelsberger Zeughammerwerk (since 1675) from top quality steel and then expertly hardened and tempered for the best combination and hardness and toughness. The edge is razor sharp and ready for immediate use. The Axe is designed for splitting large size chunks of wood and can be used as a sledge hammer. The unique shaped head makes for very efficient splitting. This axe has a 5 kg forged head, 90cm Hickory handle and an overall weight of about 6kg. Made in Austria.