The Best Felling Axes of 2019

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Not all axes are built the same. If you want to fell trees or chop logs into smaller pieces you will need a felling axe. We reviewed the most popular axes from big name companies like Fiskars, Husqvarna and Gransfors Bruks to help you pick the right one!

Fiskars 378841-1002 X27 Super Splitting Axe (36"), Inch, Black
  • Ideal for taller users splitting medium- to large-sized logs
  • Designed for maximum efficiency to give you more one-strike splits. Textured non-slip grip reduces hand strain and improves control
  • Perfected balance and power-to-weight ratio increases swing speed to multiply power, much like an aluminum baseball bat
  • Advanced bevel convex blade geometry adds power and makes the blade easier to remove from wood
  • Lifetime warranty. Item weight: 5.85 pounds
Fiskars 378571-1002 X15 Chopping Axe 23.5", 23.5 Inch, Yellow/Black
  • Ideal for felling trees
  • Chops deeper with each swing to get more done faster
  • Perfected balance and power-to-weight ratio increases swing speed to multiply power, much like an aluminum baseball bat
  • Shock-absorbing FiberComp handle is lightweight yet stronger than steel to prevent overstrike damage
  • Lifetime warranty
Gransfors Bruks Scandinavian Forest Axe 25 Inch, 430
  • Length with handle: 25 inch, Item-ID: 430
  • Weight: 2.6 lbs
  • Sheath in vegetable tanned leather
  • Comes with Original Gransfors Axebook
  • Made in Sweden
Husqvarna 26" Wooden Multi-Purpose Axe
  • Multi-purpose axe is a single-bit axe in traditional style
  • Head is attached to the hickory shaft using both a wooden and Steel Wedge to secure fastening
  • Versatile axe used for tree felling, wood chopping, and other jobs
  • The long handle provides power to the cut
  • Includes a leather edge cover
1844 Helko Werk Germany Classic Scandinavian Splitting Axe - 5.5 lb
  • Handmade in Wuppertal, Germany
  • German C50 high grade carbon steel, 53-56 HRC
  • Linseed oiled handle - Made in Switzerland, Grade A American hickory
  • Includes vegetable tanned leather sheath
  • Head Weight: 5.5 lb / Length: 31 in. / Total Weight: 7.5lb
Estwing Double Bit Axe - 38 oz Wood Spitting Tool with Forged Steel Construction & Shock Reduction Grip - EBDBA
  • FORGED STEEL CONSTRUCTION - Maximum strength and durability for a lifetime of hard work
  • OUTDOOR VERSITILITY - Perfect for chopping logs, small trees & branches or splitting firewood & kindling
  • HEAVY DUTY SHEATH - Includes ballistic nylon sheath to protect hand sharpened cutting edge
  • PATENTED SHOCK REDUCTION GRIP - Comfortable, durable & reduces impact vibration by 70%
  • MADE IN THE USA - Our tools are proudly crafted in Rockford, IL using the finest American steel
Helko Werk Vario 2000 Heavy Log Splitter (Splitting Axe)
  • Made in Wuppertal, Germany
  • German C50 high grade carbon steel, 53-56 HRC
  • Switzerland made handle, Grade A American hickory
  • Includes vegetable tanned leather sheath and 1 oz bottle of Axe Guard protective oil
  • Head Weight: 6.7 lb / Length: 36 in. / Total Weight: 8.5 lb

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How We Pick

Our readers often ask, How do you choose your list? While choosing leverage AI and Machine Learning – then put ourselves in your shoes and ask:

  • What is the best felling axe of 2019, 2018 as well as previous makes and models?
  • Which felling axe is the best value?
  • Which is the most affordable for people on a budget?
  • Which felling axe is the most expensive?

Trying to answer these questions alone (without our expert help) can be rough. Luckily we made an easy to understand list of the top 10 felling axes to help you pick the right one.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a felling axe used for?
Felling axes are used to fell trees and chop large logs. The axe head is angled with the handle built to produce powerful swings.

What is the best felling axe?
There many good axes and hatchets. We recommend Fiskars or Husqvarna for first time buyers because they are easy to use and affordable.

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