Roncole e Pennati

The billhooks of Italy are as varied in shape as those from France or the UK. However unlike in the UK where just two or three shapes are still available, or France where maybe about ten are being made, most Italian edge tool makers still offer a wide range of regional blade shapes.

Roncole e Pennati
A brief outline and history of the Italian billhook.
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Angelo of Bergamasco is one of the small family run edge tool makers operating in Italy

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