Broad axe

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Broad Axe
Broad axe.png
Description
Type Two-handed axes
Capacity
Weight 5 Stones
Hitpoints
Behavior
Tamable No
Length 4
Recipe
Quantity Ingredient Influence
1 × Hardwood billet 20 %
3 × Toughened ingots 30 %
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Durability Equipment Influence
30 Primitive, blacksmith's or believer hammer 10 %
15 Forge and anvil 10 %
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Crafting
Required skill Weaponsmithing
Minimum skill level 60
Skill influence 30 %
Starting tool
Crafting duration 5
Resulting quantity 1
Amount wanted
ID 581

The Broad Axe requires level 60 Vanguard to equip.

Historical[edit | edit source]

A broadaxe is a large (broad) headed axe. There are two categories of cutting edge on broadaxes, both are used for shaping logs by hewing. On one type, one side is flat and the other side beveled, a basilled edge, also called a side axe, single bevel, or chisle-edged axe. On the other type, both sides are beveled, sometimes called a double bevel axe, which produces a scalloped cut. On the basilled broadaxe the handle may curve away from the flat side to allow a flush stroke when hewing without injuring one's hand. The flat blade is to make the flat surface but can only be worked from one direction and are right-handed or left-handed. The double bevel axe has a straight handle can be swung with either side against the wood. A double beveled broad axe can be used for chopping or notching and hewing. When used for hewing, a notch is chopped in the side of the log down to a marked line, called scoring. The pieces of wood between these notches are removed with an axe called joggling and then the remaining wood is chopped away to the line.

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