Husqvarna Carpenter’s Axe Review 2019

Husqvarna Carpenter's axe

The 19-inch Husqvarna Carpenter’s axe is a popular axe among outdoorsmen and carpenters alike. Made in Sweden by the same company that makes the highly-regarded Hults Bruk axes, Husqvarna’s axes are also high-quality axes at around half the price or less than Hults Bruk axes go for. Is this axe any good though? Read this … 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 Pulaski Axes in 2019 – All-American Firefighting & Forestry Tools

Pulaski axes are versatile and heavy-duty tools used in wildland firefighting, forestry, and even gardening. Invented by a Forest Service ranger after battling and surviving a devastating wildfire, Pulaski axes (also called Pulaski tools) were created to help save the lives of forest rangers and firefighters by helping them in their work. With an axehead consisting … 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

Hults Bruk Kisa Review

Hults Bruk – their parent company being Hultafors Group, which is the name that their axes are sold under in Europe – are legendary axe-makers. They’ve been making axes since the end of the 17th century – over 300 years of experience. We can enjoy the fruits of that experience and Sweden’s long and storied … Read more

Council Tool Hudson Bay Camp axe (18 inch) Review

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 more

Fiskars X11 Small Splitting Axe 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 more