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Hardcore Hatchet

Often, when you’re a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. So good on Hardcore Hammers for busting their own paradigm with the Hardcore Hatchet ($45). The move is a natural one for the hammer makers -- from one artful,

Every Man Needs a Basecamp

30 Minutes With: Graeme Cameron

Few things are more primal than an axe. It's the minimum amount of tool that can come between man and the act of felling a tree. But simple doesn't mean crude -- the perfect axe is a transcendent thing. To find

Give It Hell

Garrett Wade Box Hatchet

Some tools are made for creating, others are destined for destruction. The Garret Wade Box Hatchet ($10) has breaking written all over it. Stare at the head, and you’ll see it's part hatchet, part hammer, part nail remover and part

The Axe George Washington Would Have Used, In 2009

Best Made Company Axes

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The duo behind Best Made Company (designer and author Peter Buchanan-Smith, and outdoorsman and environmental entrepreneur Graeme Cameron) aim to make you rethink the value of a quality axe. The two are men with accomplishments and experiences befitting of men

Gränsfors Bruks Large Splitting Axe

Channel Your Inner Lumberjack

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It's often said that firewood warms you twice – first, when you split it and again when you burn it. Most men have forgotten about the first part. We blame it on too much shrink-wrapped firewood at the gas station and