The classic axe shape, characterized by its long, rounded edge with a flat head. Forestry axes have been specifically designed to cut transversely to wood fibres to make felling and branch cutting easier.
Our all-round talent. Through its universal form you can use this type of axe for felling, branch cutting and also for splitting wood. This versatility saves you an annoying change of axes for smaller tasks, though it does not replace specially to its task optimized axe shapes.
These special axe and hammer heads have a particularly broad blade perfect for splitting wood. Splitting hammers are additionally equipped with a turning nose and an extra large striking face for driving in wedges.
Blunted cutting edges can be re-sharpened by using a whetstone.
Follow the form
When sharpening, it is important to ensure that the original geometry of the cutting edge is retained. First of all run the coarse side of the stone over the cutting edge with circular movements. Then use the fine-grain side to achieve the final sharpening.
Choose a lubricant
Different sharpening results can be achieved by use of lubricants, e.g. oil or water.