The Titanis axe is inspired by big bit racing axes used around the world in major competition. Handmade for BCX in New Zealand, these beasts are built to do much of the work for you. The Titanis is no ordinary axe and it is definitely not for the beginner. Designed for felling and bucking logs with big powerful swings – the bit of this axe is wider and more flared than more conventional pieces. The 7″ bit length will have you peeling plates out of trunks in no time. This is a v…

The Titanis axe is inspired by big bit racing axes used around the world in major competition. Handmade for BCX in New Zealand, these beasts are built to do much of the work for you. The Titanis is no ordinary axe and it is definitely not for the beginner. Designed for felling and bucking logs with big powerful swings – the bit of this axe is wider and more flared than more conventional pieces. The 7″ bit length will have you peeling plates out of trunks in no time. This is a v…

Estimate the Felling Zone Trees are taller than you think and reach farther on the ground than you'd expect. You can estimate where a tree will fall by using the “ax handle trick.” Hold an ax handle at arm's length, close one eye, and back away from or move toward the tree until the top of the ax is even with the treetop and the bottom is even with the base. Your feet should be about where the treetop will rest after falling. It's just an estimate, though, so allow extra room if there's…

Cut Down a Tree Safely

Estimate the Felling Zone Trees are taller than you think and reach farther on the ground than you'd expect. You can estimate where a tree will fall by using the “ax handle trick.” Hold an ax handle at arm's length, close one eye, and back away from or move toward the tree until the top of the ax is even with the treetop and the bottom is even with the base. Your feet should be about where the treetop will rest after falling. It's just an estimate, though, so allow extra room if there's…

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Wood Trekker: A Brief Look at the Gransfors Bruks American Felling Axe

Wood Trekker: A Brief Look at the Gransfors Bruks American Felling Axe

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