Froe

A selection of hand forged froes

A froe is a tool used for controlled splitting or riving and is popular for green woodworking or chair making.  This hand forged froe made from mild steel, a froe doesn’t require a hardened cutting edge, with a wrapped and forge welded eye.  Available with a tapered commercially made handle that can be easily removed for storage or transport.  Or you may purchase your froe without a handle and make your own.

Froe with handle      $85
Froe without handle $75

froes hot from the forge