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this tells you how to make an axe handle the next post tells you how to fit it quickly and easily.

A tutorial on the paracord axe handle wrap. (Really for paracord handle wraps on hiking sticks)


My Adirondack lumberjack forebears would have been able to read these handles and all their various trade-offs instantly. At the forestry college some of my cousins went to, there's still a required course called Axe. Not Axe Maintenance, not Axe Design, just Axe. I'll probably never in this lifetime learn what that class teaches.


Make Your Own Axe Handle | Autumn 2011 | Knots and Bolts | October 5th 2011


How to make an axe handle


O'Dell Studios Craft & Design: Hanging Your First Axe; Let's Talk About Handles and House Handle

Idea...make with braided twine attach to end of handle and make a cap for bladed part that only stays on by weight when on back but twine attaches to hole in cap so its easy to pull off

from The Art of Manliness

DIY Axe Handle

Making an axe handle is an old skill from long before you could purchase a pre-finished handle from the hardware store. Use this guide to master this old skill.