Gransfors Bruks, along with Hultafors, are the premier traditional axe makers of Sweden. Hultafors may be harboring some anti-Yankee resentment, because they refuse to sell their axes Stateside and prohibit their third-party vendors from shipping here. Gransfors Bruks, OTOH, is happy to sell you their products as long as you’ve got the Krona.
And you’ll need quite a few Krona: small camp hatchets run over $100 (Kr700 if you’re curious) and full-size forest axes are more than twice that.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E89nlVmPeeU
If you’ve got ten minutes or so, CrawlingRoad will take you on a nicely-filmed video tour of the Gransfors Bruks axe forge in Sweden. Hej då!