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Buchanan-Smith's Axe Handbook

Buchanan-Smith's Axe Handbook

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Buchanan-Smith's Axe Handbook by Peter Buchanan-Smith is a valuable addition to any library, providing a comprehensive overview of the world's oldest tool. During his research, Buchanan-Smith visited Brant & Cochran's shop to witness the forging process of the Allagash Cruiser, adding firsthand insights to this insightful book.

Covering the making, use, and care of axes, this hardcover handbook offers a wealth of knowledge for axe enthusiasts. With a blend of color and black-and-white photos, readers are treated to visual depictions that enhance their understanding of the subject matter. 

Spanning 160 pages, this well-crafted handbook combines practical information with captivating storytelling. From the intricacies of axe making to the various techniques and care tips, readers will find a wealth of valuable insights to deepen their understanding and appreciation of their favorite tool.

"Enlightening...very interesting...therein lies what was so inspiring about this book: there's so much joy tied into this simple object for the author, a designer who wanted to reconnect with nature while living in a big city." — Popular Woodworking Magazine

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