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Need advice on my first axe or hatchet

Discussion in 'Axe, Tomahawk, & Hatchet Forum' started by minimalist, Oct 24, 2015.

  1. Square_peg

    Square_peg Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 1, 2012
    Get a Tajima G-Saw 240 and an import hatchet from the hardware store - $50 total. The saw will be your wood getter and any little hatchet will serve fine for stripping bark and splitting small firewood. Spend the savings on a 10" or 12" double cut file to keep the hatchet sharp.
     
  2. minimalist

    minimalist

    206
    Jul 3, 2013
    So can anyone recommend some decent boys axes? Does Husqvarna make a good boys axe? I'm looking at one now that looks like a good size.
     
  3. Hacked

    Hacked

    947
    Jun 1, 2010
    Personally I would go with a boys axe from council tools if not doing a restore of an old axe. Husqvarna doesn't produce axes, they contract them out. I believe hults bruk produces their current line.
     
  4. Square_peg

    Square_peg Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 1, 2012

    Sounds right to me.

    And even though Husqy doesn't make their own axes they are pretty decent value for a good axe.
     

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