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For My Father

July 2, 2019

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Father’s Day comes once a year. Its arrival is imminent. It’s a day of recognition that I have 364 days to plan for, and somehow, I still feel as though I’m in a scramble to decide on what to gift him. How do you find something for someone who’d never ask for anything? What do . . .

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Easy Axe Handle Finishes

June 11, 2019

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The axe is one of those tools that looks better with use. The more you use and maintain an axe, the better it looks. Today we’re looking at easy and simple handle treatments for your Hults Bruk axe. Handle treatments not only help preserve and protect your handle but also will enhance its appearance over . . .

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2019 Hults Bruk Ambassador Team

March 8, 2019

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Hults Bruk Axe Heads

The Hunter: Hannah Kycek Hannah Kycek, or “Hatchet Jane,” is an outdoorswoman based out of the Pacific Northwest. She has been hunting since she was 11 years old, and endlessly yearns for the solitude and self-reliance found within the backcountry. You’d be hard pressed to find her without a rifle or hatchet in tow. The unpredictability . . .

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Hults Bruk Axe Maintenance and Modifications

February 25, 2019

Our resident axe restoration expert Lane (aka Bushcraft Sisyphus), has a love for collecting and restoring old axes. Below are a few videos on how to modify and maintain Hults Bruk axes. You can follow Lane’s axe adventures on his YouTube Channel. Warning: It’s for true axe nerds only! Maintaining and Resetting the Grind Bevel In this . . .

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Hults Bruk Swedish Splitting Axes

November 15, 2018

Legendary Splitting Axes These are not the largest splitting axes, but they make up for any lack of size with superior efficiency thanks to a proven Scandinavian design. With the rising popularity of wood burning stoves and outdoor fireplaces, many home owners are splitting their own firewood. In North America, mauls are a common tool . . .

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The History of Hults Bruk

September 12, 2018

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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 . . .

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Q&A with Social Axe Throwing

June 14, 2018

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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 . . .

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Axe Maintenance & Care

May 2, 2018

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 . . .

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

January 12, 2018

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 . . .

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Hults Bruk x Duluth Pack Axe Holder Bundle

December 7, 2017

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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 . . .

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