USING AN AXE by Lars Fält – your guide to safely using and caring for your axe.
From the books back cover:
The axe is a vitally important tool for every outdoorsman and woman.
Drawing on his own extensive knowledge and experience, Lars Fält guides you through what you can use an axe for. How to safely use one, and how to care for it.
You will learn, amongst other things, how to correctly sharpen an axe, how to replace an axe handle and the right way to chop and split wood. As well as some very clever, practical lessons such as how to make a canoe paddle.
From Stone Age to Space Age, the axe has been ever present. There is a short section in the book on the history of this remarkable tool. Also an interesting insight into how a hand-forged axe is made today.
For anybody using an axe when they are in the great outdoors, this handbook is a must for your library shelf
Lars Fält is a world renowned survival and bushcraft expert. He has written a number of best-selling books on these topics. He has gained vast knowledge and experience as the founder of the Swedish Armed Forces Survival Unit. Together with this and working closely with indigenous peoples the world over, he shares his knowledge in a readable and entertaining way.
Great companion book to USING A KNIFE by Lars Falt