To be honest two get more use than the others
And thats the Wetterlings mini it’s compact but fairly heavy ( more like a lump hammer ) used for splitting weathered Oak on my canoe camping trips mostly.
And my Gransfors mini it’s so small and compact and light that I take that for when I’m...
In a recent post about someone looking for a
Wetterlings Hudson Bay axe.
I commented saying that I had quite a few Gränsfors Bruks axes over the years and sold most of them off again.
I was asked which ones that I had decided to keep so thought it was a good opportunity to round up my axes and...
Ive noticed there prices have shot up a lot since they stopped making them.
And they have become fairly collectible
Such a shame because they were excellent axes. My advice would be keep an eye on eBay I was lucky and managed to pick one up last year.
Good luck and I hope you can find one Russ
I didn’t use it much the way it came from the factory really didn’t get on with the unusual shaped handle.
And like most axes it needed a bit of work on the the cutting edge didn’t take much to get it usable.
I decided to go with putting another short handle on it because I really do like...
The mods were the following
I removed the old handle by carefully drilling out the old the old wedge.
I reduced the size of the head by cutting it down with an angle grinder and some thin cutting discs. I kept the head cool but constantly cooling it down with a water soaked cloth.