For ninety years the Estwing family has taken pride in designing and manufacturing the world’s most durable, comfortable and attractive striking tools. All of their tools are manufactured to the highest possible standards and offer a true value to both tradesmen and craftsmen alike.
Estwing Mfg. Company was founded by Ernest Estwing in 1923 with patents on one-piece, solid steel forgings. Estwing was originally known for their iconic leather grips and in the 1950’s Estwing introduced their exclusive nylon vinyl grip which was molded directly to the steel hammer shank. This innovative grip quickly became popular with their customers. Estwing's manufacturing facility is located in the northern Illinois city of Rockford - about 90 miles northwest of Chicago. Estwing product lines are sold throughout the United States, Canada and in many countries around the world.
Estwing is excited to introduce the Black Eagle line. These tools expand their offerings for the serious sportsmen. They include two designs, the Tomahawk and the Double Bit Axes that are available with Estwing’s patented vinyl shock reduction grip or their traditional genuine leather grip. Black Eagle tools are perfectly balanced, weighted and made to last. American forged in one piece out of genuine American steel. These axes are the world’s best. Forged in one piece with the world’s toughest grip. Built to exceed the requirements of each and every tool. Estwing continues to innovate and produce new hand tools. Their engineers work continually to create the most revolutionary and long lasting hand tools on the market. Estwing is committed to American made tools for today and tomorrow. Estwing makes the choice easy, choose Estwing.