Tech This weird looking axe has solved an engineering problem that you probably didn't know existed

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The Leveraxe is based on a lever mechanism and a rotational action.

The head is attached from the side, not the center, which alters its center of gravity.

There's also a wider edge. When the axe hits the wood, the head twists in your hands and for a brief moment, the sharp edge of the ax becomes a lever, breaking off whatever chunk of wood is at the side of the blade.

Produced by Leon Siciliano