Ax Review: Harbor Freight Fireman’s Hatchet

Short Story: The Harbor Freight Fireman’s Hatchet is a “fixer upper”. Long Story: Here it goes. This tool has the potential to be a low dollar high value asset. It definitely gets the low dollar part right. It retails for 20 USD minus 20% with the Harbor Freight coupon that is so common it is […]

The history of the American Axe…

There are dozens of styles of axe-head, with variations based both on function and region of manufacture. Many of these styles have stories behind them, as does the American axe-industry as a whole. Timber booms were numerous and often the only source of hard-currency for the frontier regions of the United States. I came across […]

Obscure Machete Martial-Art form

  I have been sitting on this for awhile. I am not entirely sure what to make of it. I do know there are many obscure martial arts like this one around the world. I also know that for many around around said world, a machete is about all a man can afford. What I […]