I haven't done much axe work in awhile. Most of the trail maintenance I've done lately has been on part of a sawyer team (chainsaw work in the Geological Area) as well as bucking with my trusty Silky Bigboy. So when I heard about this month's volunteer trail outing on the 11th, I couldn't pass … Continue reading Trail Axe-tion!
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
For quite awhile now I've been on the search for a lightweight alternative to my Gränsfors Bruks Small Forest Axe. I did purchase a Wetterlings Wildlife axe two years ago, but I found it rather tiresome to use because the head seemed to be too heavy for the length of helve. Instead of acquiring a … Continue reading Cold Steel Frontier Tomahawk Mods