This outdoor survival axe is perfect for everyday chopping or throwing purposes. With a 9" overall height, this axe provides an amazing center of gravity and balance during each and every swing. The black blade measures at 3mm thick with dimensions of 4.75" X 2.5". Don't let this smaller size discourage you because the handle is wrapped in a sturdy cord for optimal grip when in use. This product also comes with extra cord for use as a lanyard and a protective nylon sheath.