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The 11 Best Axes, Hatchets, and Tomahawks
Axes and hatchets give you some decided advantages in any outdoor scenario.
Survival Skills: 5 Safety Tips For Felling Trees with an Ax
Whether you’re at deer camp cutting firewood or you’re dropping timber for a new shelter or cabin, you don’t want … Continued
How to Safely Handle and Care for Axes and Hatchets
Tips for keeping everyone's favorite tool in top shape
The 16 Best Fiction Adventure Books Every Outdoor Kid Should Read
My kids have way too many distractions. It seems they’re never bored enough to pick up a book. But that’s … Continued
Ax Skills: How to Split Firewood
Illustration by Pete Sucheski To split firewood, any ax head will do, but one with a steep bit taper will … Continued
The Anatomy of an Ax
Photo by Adam Levey; Pictured: Council Tools Velvicut Bad Axe Boys Axe Head: Ax heads are made of either low- … Continued
Our 10 Favorite Short Axes, Hatchets, and Tomahawks
We've rounded up the latest and greatest of these versatile tools. So go ahead, chop to it.
How to Throw a Tomahawk
Illustration by Pete Sucheski Grip the handle well to the rear, thumb extended alongside. Point the ‘hawk at the target, … Continued
A Cut Above: Everything You Need to Know About Axes and Hatchets
Axes and hatchets are among man's oldest and most versatile tools. From splitting firewood to breaking down an elk, there isn't much these venerable icons of the outdoors can't do.
Video: Man Uses Hatchet to Free Moose Calf Stuck in Gate
Here’s a great Monday pick-me-up to check out on your next break. This moose calf tried to jump a fence … Continued