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Buchanan-Smith’s Axe Handbook:Knowing, Buying, Using, Hanging, Restoring & Adorning

A must-have compendium for the axe-wielding adventurer by one of the
industry’s leading tastemakers
Buchanan-Smith’s Axe Handbook is a trusted resource for anyone looking to
reconnect with handcraft and the outdoors. Beautifully designed and lavishly
illustrated, this handbook will inspire readers to rediscover the great outdoors.
Peter Buchanan-Smith founded Best Made Co. in 2009 because he loved making
things with his hands and wanted to start a company that would not only celebrate
the inherent beauty of timeless, utilitarian tools, but would also inspire people to get
out from behind their screens and experience the natural world.
From the basics and fundamentals of handling and owning an axe to the details on
how to find the right axe to everything a reader must know about use and
maintenance, this stylish, informative axe guide is ideal for anyone interested in the

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