How good are Gransfors Bruks axes?

How good are Gransfors Bruks axes?

The Gransfors Bruks Small Forest Axe makes for a light pack axe. The overall performance is closer to a hatchet than an axe. I find the 19″ handle to be awkward more than anything. Although many people do swear by it.

What kind of steel does Gransfors Bruks use?

Gränsfors Bruk uses steel from Ovako that derives entirely from recycled scrap. The scrap is sorted into different grades and the steelworks uses a mix of these for the steel that it produces.

Why are Swedish axes the best?

Somehow Sweden has managed to carve out a place for itself as the world’s preeminent axe maker — hand-forged axes known for their distinctive style and legendary for their balance and quality, pounded into existence in some of the oldest forges on earth.

What kind of axe does gransfors Bruks make?

Review of a Scandinavian Forest Axe from Gransfors Bruks A review of a traditional limbing axe made by Gransfors Bruks in Sweden. It has a forged spring steel head with a hickory handle. Scandinavian Forest Axe from Gransfors Bruks A picture of the Forest axe (bottom) alongside the Brush axe: Specifications

When did gransfors Bruk offer 20 year guarantee?

Since 1995 Gränsfors Bruk has offered a 20 year guarantee on all of their axes, although it only applies to the axe head itself and not the Hickory handle or the leather sheath.

How big is the handle on a Scandinavian axe?

The Scandinavian Forest Axe from Gransfors Bruks [img]has a 2 lbs head with 3.5 inch face and a 25 inch handle. It is a traditional limbing axe, with enough reach to allow a clean sweep of the limbs off of a felled tree and enough heft for high power without generating excessive fatigue.

Which is better Hults Bruk or gransfors Bruks?

Sure, Hults Bruks comes close with some tools, but Gransfors Bruk is the true peak of axe quality. No one else has the dedication to hand-crafted excellence that this forge has. Believe it or not, 30 years ago it was a different story.