The Classic and Modern Nessmuk Trio – an Axe and Two Knives

A Nessmuk trio of double bit hatchet and fixed-blade and folding knives

The term Nessmuk trio refers to a double-bit hatchet, a fixed-blade knife, and a folding knife carried on the bushcrafting expeditions of George Washington Sears, who published stories of his adventures under the pen name “Nessmuk.” Many outdoorsmen, especially those who take an interest in the history of bushcrafting, have heard of the Nessmuk trio. … Read moreThe Classic and Modern Nessmuk Trio – an Axe and Two Knives

Best Axe Sharpeners: Five Great Tools to Keep Your Axe Razor-Sharp

Using a dull axe is not only tedious, but it’s also dangerous. A dull blade can just bounce off of the wood you’re cutting and go somewhere else – such as into your leg. It also means your work will take longer. Sharpening can be tedious, but a sharp axe will quickly make up for … Read moreBest Axe Sharpeners: Five Great Tools to Keep Your Axe Razor-Sharp

Best Pulaski Axes in 2019 – All-American Firefighting & Forestry Tools

Pulaski axes are versatile and heavy-duty tools used in wildland firefighting, forestry, and even gardening. Invented by a Forest Service ranger after battling and surviving a devastating wildfire, Pulaski axes (also called Pulaski tools) were created to help save the lives of forest rangers and firefighters by helping them in their work. With an axehead consisting … Read moreBest Pulaski Axes in 2019 – All-American Firefighting & Forestry Tools