Best Splitting Maul

Best Wood Splitting Mauls With the coming of fall and the winter heating season rapidly approaching, plenty of people with fireplaces or wood stoves are thinking about splitting firewood for the winter. Or maybe you work with big logs and need something to split those up into more manageable pieces. In any case, you’re looking … Read more

Fiskars Isocore Maul Review

Fiskars Pro Isocore Splitting Maul Review The Fiskars Pro Isocore splitting maul is a beast of a maul which comes in two models – the 6-pound and the 8-pound one. Design-wise they’re both the same, with 36-inch handles, but one has a lighter head than the other. The Fiskars Isocore maul has a patented shock-absorbing … Read more

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