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Lehman's Own Old-Fashioned Froe

Item #37637
15 reviews
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Today's Price: $42.95
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    Now made of case hardened steel, our froe is better than ever. The blade is stronger, giving you more use and great results.
    • Proven effective in continuous use since the 1800s
    • Dozens of uses in building log cabins, making furniture, shingles and kindling, and weaving baskets
    • Case hardened, so the blade lasts longer
    • 16" hickory handle
    • 15" sharp steel blade
    • 4 lb
    • USA made
    • Safer! All other methods put your hand below the cutting edge. Strike back (upper) edge with mallet to drive blade into wood. Pull on handle to pry splits from block.

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    LEHMAN'S OWN OLD-FASHIONED FROE DESCRIPTION
    We're always looking for ways to improve, so we took our beloved froe and made it better. The steel blade is now case hardened, ultimately making it stronger and last longer. By using a special heating process and dipping the blade into a compound (usually high in carbon), a hard outer layer is formed around the blade. This layer protects the inner raw (soft) steel, allowing you to sharpen the blade more before reaching the raw steel.

    Customer Reviews of Lehman's Own Old-Fashioned Froe
    Product Rating: 4.4 out of 5.0(15 reviews)
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    - 2/7/2015
    said: Les Rogers
    "A handsome tool at a handsome price. I've never had or used a froe before and am looking forward to trying it later today. I bought it for making kindling. Seemed the best tool for the job."
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    - 4/28/2014
    said: Alex Botkin
    "A well made tool at a terrific price. I'm glad I didn't buy a recycled antique."
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    - 7/10/2012
    said: Mark H
    "Very impressed with the speed of the order and it's receipt--- the froe is well-made and has a nice hickory handle. The handle is unfinished but that's no big deal, just add a little boiled linseed oil and you're good to go. The most impressive part of the whole deal is the price. Best price I've found. Anywhere. Would I recommend this to a friend? Already have and will continue to tout Lehman's. As Arnold would say, I will be back!"
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    - 5/8/2012
    said: Roy Pettit
    "Terrific product and value. I was pleasantly surprised with this product. Additionally, the folks at Lehman's are great to deal with."
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    - 2/23/2012
    said: Matt Myers
    "Great tool for splitting kindling"
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    - 7/15/2011
    said: Steve Cox
    "This is a very nice froe. The hole for the handle is cylindrical so you can buy or turn another one if this one breaks. The edge is thin enough to start the split pretty easy. If you are riving for shingles, chair posts and rungs, or anything else for that matter, this froe works great. Highly recommended."
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    - 6/3/2011
    said: Jon-David Engle
    "It's so nice to have a new, sharp, straight froe. I've been working with antiques for so long that I've forgotten how thin & straight a clapboard, strake or billet one can split."
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    - 12/20/2010
    said: Terri
    "Was bought for a friend making his own shake shingles, gave it to him early for Christmas, great tool, he loves it. built to last."
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    - 7/8/2010
    said: Jim Taudte
    "I've only used my froe a little, so far, it works great and it's built to last a lifetime, or two. Thanks!"
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    - 3/26/2010
    said: Scott Urquhart
    "Hi Folks - I just this evening received the Froe and immediately put it to work making pegs for a timberframe building. The froe works beautifully and it has a very nice heft and feel. I roughed out about 30 pegs 1-inch X 1-inch in a few minutes."
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