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Wilderness Canoe Tripping with the Akka Forester Axe

Living in Ontario, Canada means we have an abundance of two key resources: freshwater and hardwood, which require the proper tools to travel efficiently and survive sustainably in the wilderness. A canoe is the best (and most fun!) way to get around with all that freshwater. Almost 160,000 square kilometers (62,000 square miles) or 11% . . .

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American Felling Axe by Dave Canterbury

Created by acclaimed wilderness skills instructor, blacksmith and New York Times bestselling author, Dave Canterbury, the new design is based on professional felling axes made popular during the 19th century American forestry industry boom. Felling large trees the traditional way is an art requiring skill and a proper axe. Good felling axes are often expensive . . .

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Introducing Hults Bruk #AxeHeads Brand Ambassadors

Hults Bruk Axe Heads

We are thrilled to welcome (3) new brand ambassadors to our team of axe and outdoor enthusiasts. After an exhaustive search and poring through dozens of qualified applicants, we finally landed on three individuals to represent Hults Bruk in North America. The #AxeHeads will help maintain our brand’s 300-year-old tradition by sharing their own experiences . . .

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Introducing the New Akka Forester’s Axe

Introducing the highly anticipated Akka Forester’s axe, just in time for summer camping season. Inspired by customer demand for a multipurpose wilderness axe, the new Akka is a workhorse capable of limbing, chopping, fine carving and carpentry tasks. In order to balance packability, weight and effectiveness for splitting and chopping power, we paired a lighter . . .

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Hults Bruk Sponsors Lumberjack World Championships

Hults Bruk Sponsors the Underhand Block Chop competition at the 57th Annual Lumberjack World Championships Every year since 1960, small-town Hayward, Wisconsin hosts the Lumberjack World Championships. Also known as the Olympics of the Forest, thousands of spectators watch more than 100 contestants from around the world compete in 21 events ranging from logrolling, chopping, . . .

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Win a Set of Hand-forged Agdor Axes

Hults Bruk’s legendary Agdor axes are now available in the United States! In celebration, we are giving away a set of two Agdor axes. Giveaway ends Friday, July 30th, 2021. One winner will be chosen at random and announced via email and on social media by Monday, Aug. 2nd, 2021.

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2021 Father’s Day Axe Giveaway

This contest is now closed. Thanks for entering, winner announced Monday 6/7. This Father’s Day, honor the outdoor tradition with a gift Dad will love, and keep one for yourself! Hults Bruk Swedish axes transcend generations, rugged enough to be used daily, yet last a lifetime. Enter to win a pair of Hults Bruk Almike . . .

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