The TOUGHSTRIKE Maul is proudly USA made with US/Global components. It features a 36″ American hickory handle to reduce shock, a forged steel maul head for maximum durability, overstrike protection to prevent handle breakage, and a wedge / ring connection for trusted head retention. Most users prefer this maul for splitting wood. The TOUGHSTRIKE Maul is backed by a 15 year warranty. Comes in 6 lb. or 8 lb. options.