Tag Archives: Best Made Company

A Practical Axe Manual

For those of you who might have purchased one of those fancy axes from Best Made Co. or Gränsfors and need some tips on how to use it properly, check out this manual written for the USDA Forest Service. It covers axe history, safety, sharpening, and chopping techniques. Continue reading more.

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Weekly Roundup

Some things from last week that you might have missed if you’re not following me on twitter: – Shorpy has put together a fun gallery of digitally colorized black and white photos. Pictured above, Birth of the American Flag – and the original version. – Legion, Coggles, Blackbird, Mohawk, and Stuart & Wright have started [...]

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Hickory, Steel, & Sex Appeal (Axes)

Best Made Company just put up their new line of hatchets for sale (and here I was just recently thinking of how nice it would be if they made some). I’ve ordered one and will post my thoughts on it after I give it some use. I also just skimmed through their owner’s manual [pdf], [...]

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