How to Hew a Log – from Trees to Lumber

The Big Guide to Hewing Logs with an Axe Hand-hewing a beam from a log by hand, using an axe, is an ancient skill that has been perfected over thousands of years. It was still practised widely in the US up to the middle of the 20th century, when chainsaws became more popular. When felled … Read more

Best Carpenters Axes in 2020

If you’re looking to do any sort of woodworking above and beyond the tasks of felling trees or splitting firewood, you won’t get very far unless you have an axe suited to the task. Roofers, framers, carpenters, log cabin builders, general contractors – they all need to split wood, drive nails in or pull them … Read more