In this review I’m going to take look at the Hudson Bay Camp Axe from one of the most well-known axe manufacturers that make their axes in the USA – Council Tool. It’s a lightweight axe that is great for camping and hiking trips. It packs a punch, but with an 18-inch handle and with … Read moreCouncil Tool Hudson Bay Camp axe (18 inch) Review
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 splitting axe. It’s a handy … 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?
How to Split Firewood and Logs with Ease 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 … Read moreHow to Split Firewood and Logs with an Axe and More
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
Choosing and buying the right axe can seem tricky. What distinguishes the many different axes on offer from each other? Within the different types of axes – hatchets, splitting axes, mauls, felling axes, carpenter’s axes, historical battle axes, throwing axes and more – there are hundreds of models on offer. They’re not all the same, … 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 Axe: A Guide to Proper and Safe Chopping