Axe restoration

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    I collect and restore old tools. Especially axes. Someone gave me this old axe that had been severely abused. I learned alot on this one. Including how to temper an axe in a kitchen oven


     
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    Nice video, Thanks!
     
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    I cant believe baking it worked!
     
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    Baking=temper or drawing.
    This lower the hardness, but it also stabilizes the metal.
     
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    Right on. I dont know much about it. Luckily i habe a friend who is a knife maker. He told me what was going on and walked me threw it.
     
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