Best Felling Axe

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  1. Stone

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    For me, axe and saw are not either/or, but both; just a matter of which ones.

    For three seasons where I live, I could do well with my folding saw and a tomahawk or GB WH, even spending a lot of time ( weeks or even months) in the woods.

    For winter up here -- late November through early March -- I'll take my larger triangular saw (blade folds into handle, attaches with thumbscrew -- spacing its name right now) plus a GB SFA. Building a decent long fire (6' logs stacked up pretty high against a backframe) is much easier with a larger axe than a hatchet. (In the taiga in serious winter, when temps dip into the double negative digits F, a long fire may use an entire spruce tree in one night.)

    Of course, that's me the hiker talking. If I had a cabin like you, I'd have one set that works for all seasons, like your Trento and a larger saw.
     
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    Funny you should mention the Taiga. I just watched "Happy People: A Year in the Taiga" on Netflix last night, haha. I had seen it some time ago, but decided to watch it again last night when I saw it show up on Netflix.
     
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    ^ One of the best -- and most relevant -- films of our time.

    Too bad that most in suburbia can't see it for what it is:
    survival outside of the infrastructure,
    where nature is in control and
    .gov has little influence.
     
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    Man, I hear that. A hard life, but the only life they know.

    There was another program where a couple lived somewhere in the Arctic circle, and lived off the land. Wish I could remember the name of it. He had to kill bears to keep them from eating there food stores, etc. I remember they had an emergency structure built, in case anything happened to theirs, otherwise, they would freeze to death.

    EDIT: Found it, called Heimo's Arctic Refuge:

     
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    Yeah, that one, too.
     
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    The Trentos come in today Ben?
     
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    The Trentos etc. are up on the site. Landed today and passed through inspection.
     
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    Good deal man, I'll let momma know. Trento, with the special grade coming soon.
     
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    Just ordered the Trento, special grade. I should say, my wife just ordered it for me birthday. Looking forward to getting it in. I tried to order the edge protector stuff, but it wasn't in stock. I need to get a sheath for this thang.
     
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    I was using mine earlier today to cut a stump a bit closer to the ground. It was lopped off too short by the guy who felled the tree for the trunk to be used for leverage, so I went and just made it less of a tripping hazard. :)

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    Yeah, yeah, get off the forum, sharpen my axe, and ship it dammit, haha. :D
     
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    Yes Sir! :D
     
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    Jokes on you. That IS your axe.
     
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    Not.
     
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    Lol
     
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    Stalking the mailman like a housecat on a cricket?
     
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    Send me your address on the Conversation side and I will get you a strip of the green stuff, you saw in my pic, sent out tomorrow. Give me a bit length while you're at it. Or at least an approximation.
     
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    I appreciate the offer, but it's not necessary. Thinking of giving leather a go.
     

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