A kaiser blade, or sling blade, is a heavy, hooked, steel blade at the end of a 40-inch (100 cm) handle that is usually made of hickory. It is used to cut brush, briar, and undergrowth. The blade is double-edged, and both sides are usually kept sharp. Other common names for this tool are ditch bank blade, briar axe, and surveyor's brush axe. [Wikipedia]
"So, I takin' the kaiser blade; some folks call it a sling blade, I call it a kaiser blade; and I hit my mother up side the head with it. Killed her." Karl Childers - "Sling Blade"
DETAIL OF AN IMPERIAL GERMAN BAVARIAN M89 CAVALRY SWORD WITH ENGRAVED BLADE, ca. 1910. Straight fullered blade, blade length 29.25 inches, with engraved unit designation 'K.B. 1. Chev. Regt. Kaiser Nikolaus II. v. Russland.'. Hilt has nickel guard with rampant lion motif, Bakelite grip and sword knot. Complete with black painted steel scabbard. The Russian Czar, Nicholas II was the honorary commander of the 1st Bavarian Chevaulegers Regiment from 1894 to 1918. Jackson's International…
Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade - Sling Blade (2/12) Movie CLIP (1996) HD
billy bob thorton/karl...lucas black/frank in sling blade
Sling Blade is a 1996 American drama film set in rural Arkansas, written and directed by Billy Bob Thornton, who also stars in the lead role. Description from imgarcade.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images