Froes are L-shaped tools used in combination with mallets and wedges to rive green wood along the grain with more precision and finesse than an axe or maul. They are used to make planks, chair parts, tool handles, shingles, basket splints, blanks for spoon carving, and more.
Blade is 3/8" thick x 1-1/2" wide x 12" long
Overall length of the handle is 17-1/2"
Weighs 2.75 lbs.