Gränsfors Forest Axes are made to be used in the forest for everything from felling large trees to limbing small logs.
While I’m reviewing products with a Nordic origin and/or ethos, I thought I would mention what I consider to be the gold standard in axes, Gränsfors Bruk. Of themselves they say,
“Throughout history, the axe has helped us source wood for our fires, build our houses and protect ourselves against enemies, and that’s just scratching the surface. For much of human history, the axe has meant the difference between life and death.
“Here at Gränsfors Bruk, we feel a keen responsibility to ensure that knowledge of axes and axe making is preserved for future generations. We strive to make the best possible axes, based on three different perspectives:
• We make axes with the best possible function for their particular area of use
• We make axes that have as little impact on our environment as possible
• We make axes with respect for the people who create them
“Making a good product based on the perspectives above is our way of showing responsibility towards everyone who buys and uses our products, towards our environment and towards our staff.” Continue reading “Review: Gränsfors Bruk Forest Axes”