Designed to create smaller chunks by splitting wood fibres apart, Estwing Fireside Friend Axe forged in one piece is ideal for splitting logs along its grain.
The 35.6cm handle length and weight give leverage and power for easy wood splitting, offering unsurpassed balance and temper. You get two tools in one, a maul which then wedges out to a sharp axe.
It's patented Shock Reduction Grip reduces impact vibration by 70%.
Features & Benefits
I use for firewood, mostly to split the fatter pieces so they burn faster with less smoldering. Also use to make kindling from the straight grain pieces. Sometimes I can get free firewood when someone has a tree taken down, and this works well with green wood. I've split white oak and black walnut 10" round and 2 feet long. It's too soon to know about durability and value, but it looks like it'll last the rest of my life.---DJ
This is the best wood splitting device ever conceived by man. I have been trying all winter to find the right tool for the job, and this is it. Here’s why:
I can hold wood with lefty and swing the fireside fiend with righty, dramatically speeding the process along because I don’t have to find the balance point for the wood, pick it up after every swing, rebalance, etc. Doing this with a hatchet is more dangerous, and hatchets just get stuck in the log and need to get hit on the back to finish the job.
It never gets stuck.---Aaron Smiley
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|€0 - 150||€15||€17,35|
|€150 - €250||Free||€17,35|
|€250 - €800||Free||€32|
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