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September 12, 2018

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The History of Hults Bruk

The Royal Adviser Who Established Hults Bruk In 1697, the Dutchman Jacob Reenstierna established Hult’s iron and steel factory in the inner part of the valley below Ågelsjön located close to the six waterfalls, also known as the ”Bråviken ögonvrå”. The site was protected by the wooded hills of Kolmården. The purpose was to start […]

June 14, 2018

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Q&A with Social Axe Throwing

As the popularity of axe throwing grows, a number of indoor facilities are starting to offer the activity. We asked Mark Floyd the owner of  Social Axe Throwing in Salt Lake City, Utah for his take on the sport. Who’s a typical axe thrower or is there such a thing? Most of the throwers are middle aged 25 […]

May 2, 2018

 

Axe Maintenance & Care

How to sharpen an axe the tools you need

4 simple tips to maintain & care for your Hults Bruk axe or hatchet An axe is a simple tool, yet like any tool requires basic care. The more you love and use your Hults Bruk axe, the more care it requires. Below are some common axe maintenance problems, solutions and prevention tips to keep your […]

March 8, 2018

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2018 Hults Bruk #AxeHeads Ambassador Team

Hults Bruk Axe Heads

  We are thrilled to welcome a new brand ambassador to our team of axe and outdoor enthusiasts. The #AxeHeads help maintain our brand’s 300-year-old tradition by sharing their experiences using Hults Bruk’s legendary Swedish steel axes. Individuals are selected based on their knowledge and expertise using axes for a variety of applications, ranging from woodcraft […]

January 12, 2018

 

Hults Bruk Arvika 5 Star Racing Axe Now Available in North America

Hults Bruk is proud to introduce the historic Arvika 5 Star Racing Axe to North America. One of the most robust chopping axes available, the Arvika 5-Star boasts a 4.5-pound, hand-forged Swedish steel axe head. Designed for use on Australian hardwood, the wide 5.5-inch blade profile makes large V-shaped cuts in hard, knotty or frozen […]

December 7, 2017

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Hults Bruk x Duluth Pack Axe Holder Bundle

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Duluth Pack, the US-based company with a 135-year-old history making quality leather packs and goods, to bring you the perfect accessory for your Hults Bruk axe. Crafted and sewn in the U.S.A. using full grain leather, the Duluth Axe Holder fits most belt sizes and has a single snap […]

September 11, 2017

 

How to Sharpen an Axe

How to sharpen an axe

How to Sharpen an Axe “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” -Abraham Lincoln If you have ever used an axe, then it’s safe to assume that you have sharpened one as well. A sharp axe is a safe axe, and let’s face […]

June 18, 2017

 

Hults Bruk Historic Swedish Axe Pattern Poster

Hults Bruk Historic Swedish Axe Patterns - different axe patterns through out the last hundred years

Hults Bruk Historic Swedish Axe Patterns Hults Bruk has created thousands of different axe patterns over the years and sold throughout the world. At one time each region had a specific axe for the type of trees found and the type of work being performed. Old carpenter’s patterns like the WesterGotlands and Norrbottens axes have […]

May 11, 2017

 

How to Replace An Axe Handle – Part 2 Handle Installation

How to Replace an Axe Handle Part 2: Installation Now that we have laid out how to select the right axe handle, it’s time to move on to the installation. In the second part of this series on how to replace an axe handle, I will describe how I personally install a new handle. Before […]

April 27, 2017

 

DIY Leather Axe Mask

Red Nose Leather makes custom leather axe masks to help protect and beautify your axe. They specialize in leather but also enjoy restorations of vintage tools, especially axes. We checked in with Colton, Hults Bruk ambassador and owner of Red Nose Leather to break down the basics on how to get started making your own […]

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