A Unique Tool Offering Optimum Performance, Effectiveness and Control, Artfully Beautiful In Its Achievement with a Proud History – Made in the USA Gripped as either an axe or a machete, the Woodman’s Pal can clear trails and brush, and perform the tasks of many tools such as machetes, axes, hatchets, trimming saws, pruning scissors, knives, bow saws, and sometimes even chain saws. With one Woodman’s Pal, you can trim bushes and small trees, prune, clear or blaze trails, clear brush from lines, remove unwanted growth and build shelters or duck blinds. The Woodman’s Pal was first conceived and designed in 1941 in Pennsylvania by Frederick Ehrsam. Ehrsam was an artist and engineer, and owner of Victor Tool Company. Today, the exact same Woodman’s Pal tools are still made right here in Pennsylvania, using only USA-made raw materials. As All-American as you can get, Woodman’s Pal tools are formed from the highest-grade American steel, melded with the best American ash wood. Enthusiastic Pennsylvania craftsmen do all manufacturing of the Woodman’s Pal. Their precision and attention to detail are proof of their commitment to our USA Pride an motto: Build it once, Build it right. Today, users of the Woodman’s Pal still praise its versatility and effectiveness. The tool is still used by outdoorsman and woman, from forest managers to gardeners, from hikers an campers to surveyors, from hunters and fishermen to soldiers, and from handymen to scouts. Woodman’s Pal® Military Premium The Military Premium model, also known since 1941 as the LC-14-B, is our very best model. *16 ½” overall length *5” Military style soft leather grip with steel knuckle guard. Cool in summer and warm in winter *1/8” thick x 10 1/2“ high carbon steel blade hardened to Rockwell C47 giving it strength for cutting, keeping its edge and also flexibility in cold weather. *Blade cuts branches and wood up to 1 ½” in diameter with a single stroke. The unique sickle hook slices through stubborn vines and briars and removes unwanted sprout growth at ground level.