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Bushcraft Guide to Choosing and Using an Axe [VIDEO]

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 An important part of becoming an accomplished outdoors person is knowing which axe to use.

Each axe style has its benefits and best use in the woods. These Gränsfors Bruk Axes are some of the highest quality axes around.

Check out the video below to see if you know how to choose and use an axe.

Especially useful was the suggestion to split small logs by simultaneously swinging the axe and log together against a wood chopping block to accurately split into kindling.

However, to split kindling into 128ths is pretty time-consuming and honestly a little on the OCD side. Do we often make toothpicks in the woods?

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Bushcraft Guide to Choosing and Using an Axe [VIDEO]