Upcoming Winter Projects

Howdy folks! With the winter season in full swing here in Kentucky, I'll be working in the field on a less frequent basis due to the conditions of the roads and trails. We've already had two work days called-off by the District Ranger because of adverse weather conditions. Driving is the riskiest activity we do … Continue reading Upcoming Winter Projects

New Life For An Old Double Bit

Back in December, after scanning ebay for quality, inexpensive axe heads, I landed a great deal with a gentleman from Idaho. He was selling an unmarked Michigan pattern double-bit for $20.80 with free shipping. Aside from some minor pitting and surface rust, a few chips on one of the blades, and some dings from a … Continue reading New Life For An Old Double Bit

Rambling About Vintage Axes

"Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe." ~ Abraham Lincoln This post has been "in the works" for awhile, mainly to address the frustration some people have expressed in buying old axes. I hope that the suggestions and tips mentioned here will be … Continue reading Rambling About Vintage Axes