Give me 6 hours to cut down a tree, and I’ll spend the first four sharpening my axe.” – Abe Lincoln
Survival axes are awesome.
They are a shining example of how a single primitive tool can serve a wide variety of survival functions.
If you’ve ever read Gary Paulson’s novel “Hatchet’, you understand how a good bladed tool can make the difference between life and death.
A survival axe allows you to:
- defend yourself
- fashion new tools and weapons
- start fires
- build shelters
- process game
- fell trees
Heck, you can even shave with a sharp survival axe! [Read more…]