Hatchet

single-handed striking tool with a sharp blade on one side used to cut and split wood, and a hammer head on the other side

A Hatchet is a special axe that can be used with one hand. It can be used as a tool, for example to cut wood, or as a weapon. Hatchets have been in use since the Mesolithic. The use of hatchets is typical for the Neolithic.Hatchets are often carried by hikers because they can be used to chop woob or kindling for a fire. In shape a hatchet looks like a tohmahawk but they are often a bit smaller and have thicker blades.

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