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Council Tool Axes

Council Tool has been making edged tools in North Carolina, USA since 1886. Lifetime warrantied premium axes. 100% American sourced metals, woods, leather and accessories.

About Council Tool Axes

Founded in North Carolina, USA in 1886, Council Tool makes high-quality edged tools. The company is still run by 4th and 5th generation Council Family members, who work along with 2nd and 3rd generation craftsmen on the shop floor to produce lifetime warrantied premium axes from 100% American sourced metals, woods, leather and accessories.

Types of Council Tool Axes

Wood-Craft Pack Axes Featuring drop forged USA sourced 5160 knife steel, phantom bevels, and a flat (Scandinavian) grind - perfect for all your bushcraft and woodcraft needs.
Council Tool Velvicut Axes Council Tool Velvicut Axes feature 5160 steel, drop forged heads, and premium hickory handles, and include a leather mask or sheath.
Council Tool Replacement Axe Handles Council Tool handles are made in the USA, Grade "A" oiled hickory handles that are replacement handles for Council's Velvicut and Wood-Craft axe models.

Our Council Tool Axes

We stock only the best in Council Tool Axes so you can rest assured knowing you're COEC Equipped.
Wood-Craft Pack Axe - 24
Wood-Craft Pack Axe - 24" HandleThe Council Tools Wood-Craft 24" Pack Axe is an outstanding mix of design, materials, and craftsmanship that makes for a precise, clean, powerful axe for bushcraft and woodcraft use where cutting, chopping, splitting, carving, shaving, hewing, or hammering is involved
Council Tool Velvicut 24'' Hickory Handle
Council Tool Velvicut 24'' Hickory HandleThe Council Tool 24" Velvicut Replacement hickory handle fits the Velvicut Hudson Bay axe.
Velvicut Bad Axe Boy’s Axe
Velvicut Bad Axe Boy’s AxeModelled after the US Forest Service's "Boy's Axe", The Velvicut Bad Boy's Axe features a 2.25 lb forged 5160 steel head, a 25 degree angle hand ground edge on the bit that it slightly convexed, and thicker cheeks to prevent sticking when using with hardwoods.
Council Tool Natural Leather Replacement Sheaths
Council Tool Natural Leather Replacement SheathsCouncil Tool's natural leather replacement sheaths fit Council's Sport Utility axe line, but also any manufacturer's axe with axe bits from 3" to 4.5" in length.
Flying Fox Throwing Camp Hatchet
Flying Fox Throwing Camp HatchetThe new Council Tool Flying Fox Throwing Hatchet is a multi-use camp hatchet that also qualifies for use at urban throwing axe leagues. Featuring a 1.65 lb head, a hardened poll, and a 16" handle, the Flying Fox is good choice for campers, backpackers, daytrippers, hunters and competitive throwers.
Wood-Craft Pack Axe - 19
Wood-Craft Pack Axe - 19" HandleThe Council Tools Wood-Craft 19" Pack Axe is compact, portable camp axe that is a excellent mix of materials, design, and craftsmanship that makes it a great choice for woodcraft, camp-craft, or bushcraft use where precision cutting, carving, shaving, splitting, hewing and even hammering is involved.
Velvicut Hudson Bay Belt Hatchet
Velvicut Hudson Bay Belt HatchetThe Velvicut Hudson Bay Belt Hatchet features a 1.25lb forged head that sports the traditional Hudson Bay pattern - geometry that is equally adept at collecting, chopping, carving and splitting wood - making it a highly versatile hatchet that is compact, and eminently packable.
Velvicut Hudson Bay Camp Axe
Velvicut Hudson Bay Camp AxeThe Velvicut Hudson Bay Camp Axe features a traditional 2lb Hudson Bay pattern head drop forged from 5160 alloy steel, a full grain leather sheath, and is available in two handle sizes: 19" and 24".
Council Tool Velvicut 28'' Hickory Handle
Council Tool Velvicut 28'' Hickory HandleThe Council Tool 28" Velvicut Replacement hickory handle fits the Velvicut Bad Boy's Axe.
Council Tool Wood-Craft 24'' Hickory Handle
Council Tool Wood-Craft 24'' Hickory HandleThe Council Tool replacement Wood-Craft 24" hickory handle fits the Council Tool Wood-Craft axe.
Council Tool Velvicut 16'' Hickory Handle
Council Tool Velvicut 16'' Hickory HandleThe Council Tool 16" Velvicut Replacement hickory handle fits the Velvicut Double Bit Saddle Axe.
Council Tool Wood-Craft 19'' Hickory Handle
Council Tool Wood-Craft 19'' Hickory HandleThe Council Tool replacement Wood-Craft 19" hickory handle fits the Council Tool Wood-Craft axe.
Council Tool Velvicut 36'' Hickory Handle
Council Tool Velvicut 36'' Hickory HandleThe Council Tool 36" Velvicut Replacement hickory handle fits the Velvicut Felling Axe.
Velvicut Double Bit Saddle Axe
Velvicut Double Bit Saddle AxeThe Council Tools Velvicut Double Bit Saddle Axe is a unique specimen: sporting a 16" handle, and featuring a forged 5160 steel head, it is flat ground (with phantom bevels) to different angles on each bit: 25 degrees on the left blade for cutting, shaving, and carving and a more robust 32 degrees right blade for notching, splitting and heavier jobs - making it packable, portable, and highly versatile.
Velvicut American Felling Axe
Velvicut American Felling AxeThe Velvicut American Felling Axe features a 4lb Dayton Pattern head that is hand sharpened, a 36" premium hickory handle, and includes a premium leather mask.
Council Tool Velvicut 19'' Hickory Handle w wood/steel wedge
Council Tool Velvicut 19'' Hickory Handle w wood/steel wedgeThe Council Tool 19" Velvicut Replacement hickory handle fits the Velvicut 19" Hudson Bay axe.
Wood-Craft Camp Carver Axe - 16
Sold Out Wood-Craft Camp Carver Axe - 16" HandleThe new Council Tool Wood-Craft 16" Camp Carver axe is designed to be a multi-use bushcraft/camping axe, and is excellent for those looking to get into green woodworking/carving. Featuring 1.6lb head and a 16" handle, the Camp Carver axe is a great axe for carvers, bushcrafters, green-woodworkers, trappers, hunters, backpackers, day-hikers, off-road bikers, campers, paddlers, tradesmen, ranchers, homesteaders, hobbyists and collectors.
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