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No discussion of axe manufacturing in Maine can take place without reviewing the important role of Oakland, Maine.  This town of about 2,000 people in 1900 could boast of a dozen axe and edge tool companies – some of which are...
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One of the questions that we are frequently asked is “why doesn’t my axe have any maker’s mark or other manufacturer’s ID engraved into it?” The answer is simple. Many manufacturers glued paper labels to the axe head.  These labels...
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