The VIPUKIRVES Axe ($260) may be the best fire wood splitting axe on the planet. The VIPUKIRVES was developed over a period of fifteen years and is manufactured in Finland. The key is the use of leverage so that each strike forces the wood to break away. Each component of the axes is made to the highest standards. The birchwood handle is made at a Finnish workshop and the blade is precision-cast. Here’s a [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=9jDR_2Zsr40 width=640 height=480 anchor=video] that shows the speed at which a large diameter block of wood can be split.
The 5.11 Operator Axe ($160) might have axe in the name but this glorious tool is much more, hidden amongst that striking and strong 435 stainless steel black oxide finished frame is a tool box fit to burst. Because this is actually 24 tools in one including a ruler, a wrench, a crowbar, a hammer […]