Now available in the United States. Agdor axes made at Hults Bruk represent dependable, affordable craftsmanship from Sweden’s oldest axe maker. Each Agdor axe is expertly hand-forged from premium Swedish steel at the historic Hults Bruk and undergoes three stages of grinding before being mounted on an American hickory handle.
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 . . .
Part 1: Axe Handle Selection Replacing an axe handle (a.k.a. haft, helve) can be very frustrating for axe users and enthusiasts. However, it is a skill that can really come in handy! When you think about it, an axe is a hunk of steel driven onto a wooden stick. Wood is a natural material, and . . .
The Legendary Agdor 28 Felling Axe: Montreal Pattern Now available at speciality retailers and select axe-throwing venues throughout the United States, the Agdor 28 Axe is an excellent all-around camping and expedition axe. A well-made and versatile tool, it features a 2.5 lb Montreal axe head with a curved 28-inch American hickory handle for superb balance. . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .