Sometimes you just have to get one. So I did. My first hatchet or packaxe or camp axe. And gave it a test run. Marbles came through with this guy. Does the job.
Summer is coming, take time to check your outdoor kits and prep for the season. What ever the reason. The Novice Survivalist
Joy. Finally got to get out and trudge thru the snow.
Over the last month or so I have been looking into axes. Mainly the Cold steel Trail Boss and the CRKT Woods Chogan T Hawk. The main reason was I owned both. The Woods Chogan for About 5 years and the Trail Boss I… Continue Reading “Learning about Axes and things”
Finally got to work on the wood handle slipping issue. It was worse when wearing gloves. So scrapped off the coating on the handle that it came with. And added Linseed oil. What a difference in the grip factor now. Not just a saftey… Continue Reading ““T HAWK” WOOD HANDLE UPGRADE”
Always keeping safety in mind when doing axe work or anything requiring a sharp tool. Needed to enhance thesafety aspect of my axe work. Not just reading about it but practicing it. Here is how I started doing that with my new Trail Boss… Continue Reading “Protecting me from my axe and the axe from me.”
I have owned this T hawk for almost 4 years. Initially bought it for camping in California. The first time I used it was disappointing. But now having done some research in the past week or 2 I finally sharpened it. What a difference.… Continue Reading “CRTK Woods Chogan T-Hawk.”
Been doing some research to help with camping chores. This guy will certainly do the trick. COLD STEEL Trail Boss small forrest axe. A thing of beauty. Got to figure out the whole axe skills thing now. Joy.
“The felling axe is also often referred to as the camp axe and it is used to cut down trees and branches.This type of axe has two main features: