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 Post subject: A Beautiful Mistake
PostPosted: Thu Apr 28, 2016 10:51 pm 
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Hey Folks,

Today, I went to the post office to retrieve what I thought was a a late Christmas present from Kris. She allowed me to purchase a John Neeman carving axe back in September. Unfortunately, what was in the package was a Baltic Viking Axe, a "Braveheart".

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The edge is sharp enough to shave with, and the runes on the handle are an old norse poem.

It's so beautiful that I hate to send it back, but I don't really need it, someone else is missing it, and I really do want that carving axe.

But that's another story.

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 Post subject: Re: A Beautiful Mistake
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Oh. My.
So much want.

Now that's a dilemma ... it would be so difficult to not chop something with that before sending it back.
I can only imagine the heft and balance.
From "braveheart" to "broken-heart".

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 Post subject: Re: A Beautiful Mistake
PostPosted: Fri Apr 29, 2016 11:05 am 
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Nice ax!! I'd be tempted to keep it, and integrate it into your window display somehow. :)

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 Post subject: Re: A Beautiful Mistake
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It is nice! I'd be tempted to keep it myself!
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 Post subject: Re: A Beautiful Mistake
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Didn't I say that someone else would be missing it? I just hope he sends me the carving axe via next day air. :D

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