Resources

Axe Manufacturing

Books

American Axes, Henry J. Kauffman, Masthof Press (2007)
Axe Makers of North America, Allen Klenman, Copy Factory LLC (2nd Edition 2006)
The Axe and Man, Charles A. Heavrin, Astragal Press (1998).
A Museum of Early American Tools, Eric Sloane, Dover (2002)

 

Websites

Yesteryears Tools

Organizations

               Early American Industries Association

Axe Manufacturing in Maine

Books

Axe Makers of Maine, Donald G. Yeaton and Art Gaffer (self-published)
Oakland, Maine, Oakland Area Historical Society (Arcadia, Portsmouth, NH 2004)
Split, Rive and Whittle:  The Story of Lemuel Cotton's Axe Handle Shop, Raymond C. Cotton, Hiram Historical Society (1989)
Registry of Maine Toolmakers, H.G. Brack, Davistown Museum (2010)

 

Articles

“Oakland, Maine Axes and Other Edge Tools,” The Chronicle of the Early American Industries Association, September, 1981.

"The Old Axe Shop in Oakland,"  Down East, June, 1969

Websites

               Mainely Tools

Videos

 

Museums

              Maine Forest and Logging Museum, Bradley, Maine

Patten Lumbermen’s Museum, Patten, Maine

Maine Forestry Museum, Rangeley, Maine

              Davistown Museum, Liberty, Maine

Organizations

               Maine Historical Society

Axe Collecting, Use and Care

Books

The Axe Book, S. Lawrence Whipple, Allan C. Hood & Co. (1999)
An Ax To Grind, USDA Forest Service Technology and Development Program (1999)
Axe Manual of Peter McLaren, Fayette R. Plumb (1929)
The Axe Wielders Book, Michael Beaudry (2002)
Norwegian Wood:  Chopping, Stacking and Drying Wood The Scandinavian Way, Lars Myttig (2015)
Sharpening, Thomas Lies-Nielson, Taunton Press: Newtown, CT (2004)
Woodsmanship, Bernard S. Mason, A.S. Barnes and Company, New York, NY (1954)

 

Videos

Organizations

               Facebook Groups

                              Axe-O-Holics

                              Axe Junkies

                              Axe and Woodworking Appreciation