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Ray Mears Leather Axe Loop

Ray Mears Bushcraft

Ray Mears Leather Axe Loop


Weight: 92 g         1 review
The Ray Mears Leather Axe Loop is a convenient way to carry your forest axe whilst keeping it to hand and your hands free; just slide the loop onto your belt.

This axe loop is designed around the Gransfors Bruks Small Forest Axe but will also accommodate the Ray Mears Wilderness, the Scandinavian Forest and the Hunters Axe from Gransfors Bruks. The discreet Ray Mears snow shoe logo is embossed into the front of the axe loop, which is available for either left or right hand carry.

Crafted in our heaviest weight leather, this loop is entirely handmade with burnished and creased edges and hand stitched in a hard-wearing braided and waxed polyester thread which won’t rot. Stitches are further protected from wear by being recessed into a shallow channel raced into the surface of the leather both on the inside and outside.

The flat-seam and angled design of this axe loop is a more tailored fit than the standard circular loops typically seen, allowing for a more balanced carrying position that keeps the haft tucked in behind you and away from your legs.

This axe loop is not suitable for use with deeply bearded or very shallow bearded axes such as carving and splitting axes respectively, although it may be compatible with some axes other than those listed above if of a similar shape and size. The approximate internal measurement of the axe loop is 16 cm at its narrowest point (this dimension may vary slightly due to the nature of the material). The belt loop will accommodate belts up to about 2 inches in width depending on the thickness.

Allow the leather to dry naturally if it gets wet and feed occasionally with a greasy leather food such as Norsol Leather Balm to maintain good condition and aid longevity.

All of our leather and canvas goods are hand-made in England by Woodlore's resident leather worker Becky Brewster, a craftswoman with over three decades of experience. The leather used in this product is vegetable tanned with full, natural grain and hand-dyed in house to the unique Woodlore colour. For an insight into Ray’s ethos on our leather goods, please view our Leather Goods page.

  • Suitable for use with: Gransfors Bruks Small Forest Axe, Gransfors Bruks Ray Mears Wilderness Axe, Gransfors Bruks Scandinavian Forest Axe and Gransfors Bruks Hunters Axe
  • Approximate internal diameter of the axe loop at the narrowest point: 16 cm
  • Overall height: 14 cm
  • To take belts up to: 5 cm wide
  • Strap width: 3.8 cm
  • Weight: 92 g
  • Colour: Rich Brown
  • Ray Mears 'Snowshoe' logo embossed on front
  • Axe not included


  Delivery in 1-2 days within the United Kingdom
  UK Orders placed before 2PM GMT will be dispatched the same working day
  Overseas delivery times will vary depending on the destination

Please note that our offices are closed at weekends, so any orders placed after 2PM GMT on a Friday will not be dispatched until the following Monday.

Orders with a total value over £300.00 will be dispatched free via a next day delivery service within the UK at no extra cost.

Please note that in some instances, orders for heavy items may take an extra day to arrive.

  Overseas deliveries
For overseas deliveries, please refer to the following estimated delivery times:

  • Europe: 3 - 5 working days
  • Rest of the world: 5 - 7 working days


A full refund or exchange will be given provided that the items have not been worn or used, and are returned to us within 30 days of purchase, together with all relative labels and packaging. You are responsible for the cost of returning items.

Please ensure that you include a copy of your invoice, along with an explanation of why you have returned your goods. If you wish to return your goods for any reason, please do so to the following address:

Woodlore Limited
PO Box 3
East Sussex
TN19 7ZE
United Kingdom

Product Reviews

Ray Mears Leather Axe Loop is rated 5/5 based on 1 customer review.

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  Another sturdy well built and beautifully crafted piece with a clearly thought out and obviously tested design in the angle on the loop - I'm assuming this is another quality piece from Becky as the finish and stitching are just perfect.  

  Darrel Singh
15th December, 2023

Rated: 5/5

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