Ochsenkopf, Germany's oldest axe forge, has been producing top quality forestry tools since 1781.  Over 200 years of tradition combined with modern metallurgical science results in unbeatable form and function. 

Northern Woodsmen stocks some of the most popular Ochsenkopf forestry tools. We can also order any item in the product line including timber framing tools, arboriculture tools, and competition axes. Contact us for pricing and lead times.

Iltus High Performance Axes (3 models  stocked)

 iltis 1200

 Features Include:

  • For debarking, felling and cultivation
  • Uniformly thin blades, hardened virtually up to the eye
  • Can be easily re-sharpened by the user
  • Blade fine polished, with blade-protection
  • High-quality handles made of hickory (Iltus Europe models) or ash (Iltus Canada models)
  • Made in Germany
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Forestry Hatchet (1 model stocked)

hatchet

Features Include:

  • 600g head
  • 360mm ash handle
  • A beautiful and functional tool at a great price point
  • Made in Germany
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Big Ox Splitting Maul (1 model stocked)

 maul

Features Include:

  • 900 mm hickory handle
  • Steel sleeve handle protector
  • Tapered collar, fixing plate and wood screw are used to bonds head and handle
  • Made in Germany
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Acorns