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Axes & Hand Tools

Axes & Hand Tools

  • BLAKLADER 4020 Black Hammer Holder (402000009900)

    BLAKLADER 4020 Black Hammer Holder (402000009900)

    Blaklader

    $19.95
    Features of BLAKLADER 4020 Black Hammer Holder 402000009900 To be attached to beltDurable Product Info for BLAKLADER 4020 Black Hammer Holder 402000009900 Practical hammer loop complete with a fabric loop and durable metal hammer holder. ...
    $19.95
  • COLD STEEL Norse Hawk Axe (90N)

    COLD STEEL Norse Hawk Axe (90N)

    Cold Steel

    $32.02
    Features of COLD STEEL Norse Hawk Axe 90N Captures the Viking spiritMade using incredibly durable Drop Forged 1055 CarbonWooden Handle4" blade features a highly curved cutting edge and terminates in two sharp pointsPoints increase the chance of a...
    $32.02
  • COUNCIL TOOL Velvicut 4lb Premium American Felling Axe with Sheath (JP40DV36C)

    COUNCIL TOOL Velvicut 4lb Premium American Felling Axe with Sheath (JP40DV36C)

    Council Tool

    $196.93
    Features of COUNCIL TOOL Velvicut Premium American Axe JP40DV36C 5160 Grade Alloy SteelGrade "A" custom hickory handleHeat treatedTempered to RC 50-54Hand-hones razor sharpPremium Leather Sheath (included)Axe head carries a lifetime guarantee ...
    $196.93
  • COUNCIL TOOL Sport Utility Flying Fox Woodsman Hatchet (SU162FF16C)

    COUNCIL TOOL Sport Utility Flying Fox Woodsman Hatchet (SU162FF16C)

    Council Tool

    $53.69
    Features of COUNCIL TOOL Sport Utility Hatchet SU162FF16C Forged 1060 steel16" hickory handle1.65 lb head weight3 7/8" bit lengthHardened pollLarge hatchet eye Product Info for COUNCIL TOOL Sport Utility Hatchet SU162FF16C The COUNCIL TOOL...
    $53.69
  • COUNCIL TOOL Dayton Miners 26in Straight Handle 3.5lb Axe (35MD26)

    COUNCIL TOOL Dayton Miners 26in Straight Handle 3.5lb Axe (35MD26)

    Council Tool

    $61.34
    Features of COUNCIL TOOL Dayton Miners 35lb Axe 35MD26 3.5# Dayton pattern single bit axe with 26" straight handleHand sharpened, tapered bit for cutting and splittingBody coated with red enamel and the cutting edges in clear lacquer to deter rust26"...
    $61.34
  • COUNCIL TOOL Pulaski 36in Hickory Handle 3.75lb Axe (38PE136-FSS)

    COUNCIL TOOL Pulaski 36in Hickory Handle 3.75lb Axe (38PE136-FSS)

    Council Tool

    $98.33
    Features of COUNCIL TOOL Pulaski 36in Handle Axe 38PE136-FSS 3.75# Pulaski axe with 36" hickory handleHand sharpened, single bit edge and mattock bladeBody coated with black enamel and the cutting edges in clear lacquer to deter rust36" Top grade...
    $98.33
  • COUNCIL TOOL Dayton Miners 20in Straight Handle 3.5lb Axe (35MD20)

    COUNCIL TOOL Dayton Miners 20in Straight Handle 3.5lb Axe (35MD20)

    Council Tool

    $53.93
    Features of COUNCIL TOOL Dayton Miners 20in Handle Axe 35MD20 3.5# Dayton pattern single bit axe with 20" straight handleHand sharpened, tapered bit for cutting and splittingBody coated with red enamel and the cutting edges in clear lacquer to deter...
    $53.93
  • GREAT DAY Tractor Tool Tray (TT400)

    GREAT DAY Tractor Tool Tray (TT400)

    Great Day

    $276.00
    Features of GREAT DAY Tractor Tool Tray TT400 Attaches To The Rops Bar Of Small Tractor Or Zero Turn MowerAllows For Tools Storage During Transport Or MowingFits Rops 25 In. -45 In. Wide Product Info for GREAT DAY Tractor Tool Tray TT400 Anyone...
    $276.00
  • COUNCIL TOOL Double Edge 40in Wooden Handle 16in Ditch Bank Blade (640C)

    COUNCIL TOOL Double Edge 40in Wooden Handle 16in Ditch Bank Blade (640C)

    Council Tool

    $67.16
    Features of COUNCIL TOOL Double Edge 16in Ditch Bank Blade 640C 16" double-edge ditch bank blade features a 3-hole 40" wooden handleDesigned to be used on growth up to 2" in diameter12" and 14" blades are offered for lighter workBlanked from high...
    $67.16

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Garden Tools

Making tools from materials available was one of the giant leaps for humanity on our way to civilization. The moment humans figured out that it’s easier to dig the soil with a stick rather than their own hands is as important as the invention of the wheel and paper. Millenia later, we still can’t get by without tools. Their forms and materials have evolved, of course, as have our ideas of construction and design. We no longer need to sharpen a stone to make a hatchet.

Tools come in many shapes and sizes, depending on their intended purpose. Having a garden implies a lot of manual work with all kinds of things: plants, soil, wood, stone, and anything else you can find on your land. It is a good idea to have an extensive collection of hand tools just in case.

Axes

A good ax can help you chop wood and rescue grandmas from big bad wolves. If the latter is an exceptional case (not impossible, though), the first one is much more common. Whether you need logs to get cozy in front of the fireplace or have a central heating system to run, the ax is your loyal servant in the arduous art of woodcutting.

There are several types of axes according to their blade and handle designs, sizes, and purposes. We won’t elaborate on battle axes, we are not a Viking-dedicated store after all. The axes we are selling are intended for more peaceful purposes.

Felling axes are used for, unexpectedly, felling trees. They come in all shapes and weights and need to be kept sharp to cut through fibers effectively.

Splitting axes have a different blade design, as they are intended for rending the fibers of the wood apart instead of cutting through them and thus are great for wood splitting. 

Hatchets are simply a smaller and lighter variant of their bigger relatives, specifically designed for use in one hand. They make for great camp axes as they are portable and versatile. 

According to the number of blades, axes are divided into single and double bit axes. As evident as it may seem, they respectively have one and two blades. Two blades are positioned on the same head, looking in the opposite directions. 

Hand Tools For Garden

Axes are not the only soldiers in your garden wardens’ army, other tools that will help you with other sorts of tasks.

Hookaroons are great for dragging and lifting big logs. They will make the work easier while saving your back from the consequences of carrying heavy objects.

Wood splitting mauls have a somewhat similar design to regular axes, with one side of the head being a blade. This is where their similarities end, as the other side of splitting maul’s head is adorned with a sledgehammer. Splitting mauls are also heavier and have a long, straight, and round-shaped handle. These instruments use leverage to cut the wood. 

McLeod Tool is a combination tool with a two-sided blade, one being a rake with coarse tines, the other one - a flat sharpened hoe. These tools are great for trail restoration and wildfire suppression, but you can make use of them in any other way.

A ditch bank blade is a tool for cutting brush, briar, and undergrowth. Other common names for it are sling blade and kaiser blade. The main element of this tool is a hooked double-edged blade at the end of the long handle.

Gritr Outdoors has a variety of axes and other garden tools to assist you in your backyard quest.