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broadax

An ax having a large, broad blade; used for the roughdressing of timber.
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See Drushka and Konttinen, Tracks in the Forest, and Silversides, Broadaxe to Flying Shear.
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Perhaps this is because I learned to hew with a standard bit ax rather than the broadax, but ironically, I now own and use two broadaxes and have found my stance unchanged when using them.
In tools such as swing blades, chisels, plane blades, draw knives, adzes and special broadaxes we have one side of the bevel as the flat side of the tool body and the angled side forming a long slope to it.