The GARDENA Universal Axe 1000A is made for different kind of smaller wood work. The axe head has a non-stick coating which gives less friction and easy entry into the wood and the head geometry is adapted to the application of wood working. Fiber-reinforced PA shaft makes the axe durable and robust. Balance point close to the axe head gives perfect balance and weight distribution. This combination gives high penetration and power to the cut. Hammer function for an easy and effective us of splitting wedges (no steel wedges). GARDENA offers a warranty of 10 years for this axe.