Fiskars Splitting Axe X27 features a longer shaft for more power for heavier splitting tasks. This allied to the heavy 2.7 kilo head and the 35 degree convex cutting bevel angle makes it one of the most powerful splitting axes you could hope for. Its splitting power is made greater by the convex shape strengthens the edge to make it less sensitive to fracture. As with other axes in the Fiskars range, this quality axe features the perfect balance between the head and shaft for the most safe, comfortable and efficient use in addition to the use of light and durable FiberComp_ in the handle which minimises fatigue and makes the axe virtually unbreakable. If you are looking for the best made axe for splitting large logs this is the one. This axe comes with a plastic sheath for easy carrying and storage.