This Hatchet has a carbon steel head, at 4 1/4″, with slightly curved blade, it weighs 1.80 lbs and comes with a 15″ handle which is made of USA Hickory wood. There are numerous uses around home and garden but with this sized axe, and it’s a great camping tool too! Tool has a leather loop in the handle for easy storage. Forged in the Italian Alps by Andrea Prandi Company, who have been producing these lovely axes since 1969. Now into their third generation, and have retained a love and passion for what they make. Choosing the best steel which is worked by skilled craftspeople which makes for a durable and reliable product.