Archive for the ‘Axe reviews’ Category

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Cordless Chainsaw Review – Oregon CS250 40-volt

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.

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Cordless Chainsaw Review – Makita HCU02C1 LXT 36 Volt

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.

MFE01 Tactical Tomahawk

What is a Tactical Tomahawk?

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 […]

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Gransfors Bruks Splitting Maul Review

 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 […]

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Condor German Splitting Axe Review

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

Fiskars X7 Hatchet Review

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 Sportsman's Hatchet

Estwing E24A Sportsman’s Hatchet Review

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 […]

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Gransfors Bruks Wildlife Hatchet Review

Gransfors Bruks Wildlife Hatchet 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 […]

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How to Choose the Best Hatchet

Which Hatchet is the Best for you? The hatchet is essentially a short axe and has been around for thousands of years. In fact, the word hatchet is taken form the French word hache, a word of Germanic origin meaning axe. The hatchet has a half-length or shorter handle than an axe, making it easy […]

RMJ Shrike Tomahawk

RMJ Tactical Shrike Tomahawk Review

Is the RMJ Tactical Shrike the Best Tomahawk available? RMJ Tactical hails from the great southern city of Chattanooga, TN and they have been at this tomahawk business for decades. In the past they made more historical versions of hawks and reproductions for camping and such, but they have changed with the times and now are […]