Hults Bruk was established in the Hult Valley of south-eastern Sweden in 1697. The location was carefully chosen, with forests that could provide wood to fuel the fires and water to power the hammers. The chosen location happened to be a center for stone age axe production. The ground is littered with ancient stone age . . .
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September 13, 2022
My grandfather was brilliant at sharpening, and something he told me three decades ago still goes through my head every time I pick up an edged tool: “Son, if you’re not a little scared of it, it’s not sharp enough.” It took me a while to understand what he meant, but there’s a scar across . . .
June 2, 2022
Both Premium and Agdor axe lines are hand-forged in Sweden and crafted using high-quality materials. The distinction between the two lines of axes is in the details. Agdor axes Suited for heavier tasks, Agdor is one of Hults Bruk’s axe oldest lines. They have thicker handles without the HB logo, a US sourced leather sheath, . . .
July 12, 2021
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.
October 6, 2020
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. . . .
July 2, 2019
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 . . .
June 11, 2019
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 . . .
September 12, 2018
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
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 . . .
December 7, 2017
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 . . .