Timber! How to Fell a Tree with an Axe and Saw

Felling a tree (whether with an axe, hand saw, or chainsaw) is something exciting and empowering, for those of you who haven’t done it. It’s a close-up encounter between man and nature, and there’s nothing quite like watching a tree lean and fall right at the angle you wanted it to. You earn the right … Read moreTimber! How to Fell a Tree with an Axe and Saw

Axe Handle: Wood vs Steel vs Fiberglass – Which is Better?

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?

Choosing an Axe: An In-Depth Guide

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 Axe: A Guide to Proper and Safe Chopping

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