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.
Well I have been working on my Bushcraft skills, what few I have. Over the last couple oaths I have been scrimping and scraping my budget to get what I thought was the basic tools I would need to start learning this whole Bushcraft… Continue Reading ““My Bushcraft Walkabout Daypack – First go at it.””
Well my bad habit of buying everything shiny and sharp may just have back fired on me. For once I have got one that may just be of no use. Or I am missing the whole point of this. You decide. Knowledge is a… Continue Reading “Watch “BuckShot Knives – Hand Axe. It’s an Odd one!” on YouTube”
Although in a pinch I can sharpen (Kinda) a dull blade when in the outdoors, I am in no way good at it. In fact I am terrible at it. Free hand sharpening is something I have never mastered , truth be told not… Continue Reading “I’M REALLY BAD AT SHARPENING BLADES”
Joy. Finally got to get out and trudge thru the snow.
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: