Best Double Bit Axe

the Best Double Bit Axes Double bit axes are a classic axe design, valued by loggers and frontiersmen alike since it was introduced to America in the 1800s. This article is all about the best double bit axes you can get on the market today. So why a double bit axe, and what is its … Read more

Best Throwing Axes for 2020

Throwing Axes for Everyone Axe throwing is growing in popularity every year. From casual nights out with friends to serious axe-throwing events where people compete according to official rules and regulations, axe throwing has something appealing for all levels of throwers – from absolute beginners to hardcore enthusiasts. Just as important as enthusiasm, though, is … Read more

Best Splitting Axes in 2020

If you’re going to be splitting a lot of wood for burning throughout the winter or year, you’ll be much happier doing it if you have an axe suited for the task. Splitting axes and mauls are made for the task of splitting wood, whether it’s cured, dry rounds of wood for firewood or green, … Read more

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

Best Felling Axes in 2020

Fell Trees with Ease with These 7 Axes If you’re going to be felling trees – not just splitting dried logs or rounds of wood, making kindling for a fire, or cutting off branches – you need to choose the right type of axe for it. Felling axes need to have a thin profile for … Read more

Cold Steel Norse Hawk Review

If you’re looking for a lightweight axe with a traditional Viking design that is good value for the money (affordable), the Cold Steel Norse Hawk is probably one of the top five you should consider. Cold Steel has a wide range of tools and the Norse Hawk is one of their most popular products. This … Read more