Even named Hammer-Poll Axe. Designed for splitting apart large chunks of wood, "rounds". The maul's head is heavier compared to the Splitting Axes. The poll is designed for pounding on a plitting wedge.
The head weighs 5 1/2 lb and has a 2 1/2" face
The hickory handle is 31", has circular grooves at the grip, a steel collar near the head