American Axes


Henry J. Kauffman – This is an in-depth study of the history of the American axe. This book is rich in pictures, and even a novice will understand the clear explanations of how early axes were made and evolved into the axes we know today. Learn how axes helped shape American history during the westward migration when much forest clearing was needed. The blacksmith was a valuable craftsman who formed the axheads and fitted them into the handles. Many different methods were used, and many types of axes produced. Not all axes were created to work with wood. Read about some interesting uses of the axe, as well as conventional tree felling and trimming.


Youth to Adult


Pages: 152

ISBN: 9781883294120