Fiskars X11 – In Depth Review Fiskars is a brand that people associate with a level of quality that other mass-production toolmakers can’t seem to reach. From knives to axes, this Finnish company produces tools that are affordable and effective, tough workhorses. This is a review of the Fiskars X11. It’s a handy little splitting … Read moreFiskars X11 Small Splitting Axe Review
How To Clean Your Axe of Sap and Rust If you’ve ever had pine or any other sticky sap on your hands, you know just how tough it can be to get off. Water by itself won’t do it. Even soap might not be effective. Tools covered in sap – especially sap that isn’t cleaned … Read moreHow to Clean Your Axe of Sap and Rust
When shopping for an axe, you might be stuck with a dilemma. Should you get an axe with a wood, steel, or fiberglass handle? This is a question axe enthusiasts love to debate and argue about. For good reason, too – if you’re looking to buy a tool that will serve you well for years … Read moreAxe Handle: Wood vs Steel vs Fiberglass – Which is Better?
Splitting firewood is a joy for some and a chore for others. Whatever it is to you, it shouldn’t be a struggle. With the right technique and approach, you’ll be able to deal with even the biggest logs and rounds of wood. This article will show you how to make firewood with a splitting axe, … Read moreHow to Split Firewood with Ease
How to Sharpen an Axe Properly The sharper your ax, the easier, faster, and more pleasant it will be to do your work. Splitting axes or mauls don’t have to be as sharp because they’re meant to split logs and rounds of wood with blunt force, not cut into them. But the rest – hatchets, … Read moreHow to Sharpen an Axe Properly
Buying an Axe: a Step-by-Step Guide I know – choosing and buying the right ax can seem tricky. What distinguishes the many different axes on offer from each other? Within the different types of axes – hatchets, mauls, felling axes, historical axes and more – there are hundreds of models on offer. They’re not all … Read moreChoosing an Axe: An In-Depth Guide
How to Use an Ax: A Step-by-Step Guide Having a bad accident with an ax while out in the woods or out in the country, far from medical help, is something that every ax user wants to avoid. Straining your back and taking twice as long because of improper form, poor technique, and a dull … Read moreHow to Use an Ax: the Definitive Guide
This is the new Awesome Axes website. Currently under construction, soon we’ll bring you all the information you need to know about axes – hatchets, mauls, felling axes, tomahawks, Viking and other historical axes, and competition axes. Stay tuned!