What Are the Best Multi-tools? Outdoor Magazine recently ran a test of the top 5 multi tools of the year. We have come to trust their opinion on all things ‘outdoors’ so we were pleased that they mentioned some that we also endorse. Multi-tools, or ‘Leatherman’ tools as they are sometimes referred to, have become […]
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Leatherman Signal Multitool Leatherman essentially invented the multi-tool as we know it today and are still the heavyweight in the industry. Established in Orgeon in 1983, they filled a niche that was long ignored, the need to combine multi-tool capability in a compact, easy to carry design, that was tough enough to take the kind of […]
How does the GreenWorks G-MAX 40V stack up in the cordless chainsaw class? Check out this review before you shop and find out the best cordless chainsaw for the money.
How does the Oregon CS250 stack up in the cordless chainsaw class? Check out this review before you shop and find out the best cordless chainsaw for the money.
Is this Makita the top dog in the cordless chainsaw class? Check out this review before you shop and find out the best cordless chainsaw for the money.
What is a tactical tomahawk? The term tomahawk conjures up images of Native Americans with their adopted specialty tool in hand ready for anything. And the correlation isn’t wrong, originally a striking tool made from stone or bone, they were later adapted from small European axes or forged from scrap metal, into lightweight and thin […]
Gransfors Bruks Splitting Maul Located in the Swedish village of Gränsfors, the Gransfors Bruks Forge has been making axes for over 100 years and their reputation is worldwide. All the axes produced by Gränsfors Bruk are hand forged and they are so proud of the workmanship of their smiths that each axe head is marked with the identity […]
Condor Tool German Splitting Axe Founded in 1787 in Solingen, Germany the Condor Tool & Knife Company are legendary sword makers and have a long heritage in creating superior steel products. Some of the companies manufacturing has since been relocated some to Santa Ana, El Salvadore (including this axe) but Condor has maintained a good reputation with their current products. It’s a […]
Fiskars X7 Hatchet – 14-Inch Fiskars is a Finnish company with over 350 years of tool making history. It’s hard to argue with a heritage like. Although an old company, Fiskars prides themselves on innovation and have developed what they consider a cutting edge axe. The Fiskars X7 uses advanced blade geometry, a wedge shaped head, […]
Estwing E24A Review Photos by Robert S Donovan Estwing is a well-known axe and tool manufacturer located in the Chicago area. They have been manufacturing tools since 1923 and if you are a carpenter or tradesman, you have probably owned and appreciated an Estwing hammer. Their American made hatchets are also great and maybe […]