Best Lumberjack Axe for Competition and Racing

Best Lumberjack Axe for Competition and Racing While lumberjack axes have mostly been replaced by chainsaws and other heavy machinery in forestry, the lumberjack tradition is still alive and well in competitions. It’s a true test of skill and endurance, as chopping through big pieces of wood as fast as possible is no easy task. … Read more

How to Make a Firebreak with an Axe

Making a firebreak with an axe to stop wildfire

With wildfires getting bigger, meaner, and more destructive, it’s good to be as prepared as possible. If you don’t want your home to go up in the smoke of a raging wildfire, you would do well to create a firebreak around it. It’s hard work, but there’s nothing complicated about it. This article will show … Read more

Best Types of Wood for Outdoor Burning

Best Wood to Burn Outdoors and While Camping  A campsite just doesn’t feel complete without a nice fire. With just an axe or another appropriate, sharp tool, you can cut down green or standing dead wood, split it if necessary, and create a big stack of firewood for a fire. It keeps you safe and … Read more

How to Sharpen an Axe Properly

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 more