The Fiskars Log Splitting Axe X17 is great for quick and efficient splicing of small and mid-sized logs and firewood with an axe head weight of 1.57 kg. The sharp edged blade on this log splitter easily cuts through the wood, forming wedges as it goes. Made in FiberComp - glass fibre reinforced plastic - very light and extremely durable. Has SoftGrip handles. The axe head is balanced nicely to the length of the handle ensuring optimal splitting. The hooked handle also helps give your best chopping action.