We carry a range of single headed axes here, including a variety of axes from different eras of history, different cultures, and for different uses. Whether you are seeking a Viking axe, a tomahawk, or a modern throwing axe, you will find it here. This category includes both decorative axes and functional axes, so you can find impressive display axes to hang in your home as well as functional axes that are ready to be used for reenactment or for rugged real world use. We carry a variety of bearded axes here as they would have appeared in different eras of history. We have Norse warrior axes as well as Frankish war axes, Danish axes, and other medieval European axe styles. You will also find modern day axes and tactical axes that are best suited for emergency situations, utility use, or preparing for a zombie apocalypse. If your weapon of choice is an axe, or you simply enjoy the features of one of our axes, why not browse through our entire selection of single headed axes?
Vikings are known as one of the most brutal groups of people to have existed, yet they were also capable of incredible craftsmanship. The 10th Century Gotland Viking Cross Axe is an homage to the bold weapons used by these warriors.
A powerful weapon used by cavalries in 16th century southern Germany, the 16th Century German Silver Battle Axe is a gorgeously detailed, decorative version of the historical single headed axe sometimes known as the Raven Peak.
The Danish Axe by Hanwei is undoubtedly a fine example of the use of peacetime agricultural tools as weapons in time of war. Equally at home felling trees or adversaries, the axe evokes a fearsome picture of the woodsman at war.
No collection is complete without the addition of a well-balanced throwing axe. The Antiqued Throwing Axe, made by Hanwei, could historically be used as a dangerous weapon in two ways, depending on the combat situation.
Archers always carried an in-close fighting sidearm, and an axe like this one was a perfect choice as both a good worker and a weapon. The flat poll was good for hammering in stakes and then the blade could be used to sharpen them.
For years, Cold Steel has tried to bring to market one of the devastating Chinese styled hatchets used with such awesome effect in countless Kung Fu movies. The Cold Steel version, the Axe Gang Hatchet, is a formidable weapon.
This fantasy axe is attributed to the Valkyries, legendary mystical warriors of Norse sagas who transported the souls of dead Vikings to Valhalla, home of the gods. The double head is inscribed with Viking runes and symbols.
The Axehead was made especially for re-enactment use. The Axehead is crafted with a 3 mm thick edge, and a safety edge. A perfect replacement head or works well for hand made projects. No shaft is supplied.
An evolution from the medieval Danish axe, the Bardiche Axe Head is a curved blade with a long surface area historically suited for slicing, cleaving, and even stabbing. Add your own wooden haft to create this medieval weapon.
The bardiche was a style of pole axe that was used throughout Eastern Europe during the medieval and renaissance periods. The Battle Bardiche behaves like a large axe with an oversized blade, making it perfectly suited for cleaving.
Based on weapons favored by Viking warriors, the Battle Ready Viking Axe has a straightforward design that makes it a great choice for any Norse fighter. This Viking axe has a single sided head that tapers to a wide flare.