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  • Would you like to learn the fundamentals of traditional blacksmithing and delve into the craft of forging? In our basic course, you will learn to use the anvil and work the hot iron with the help of a hammer and tongs. Blacksmithing Basics Course - 5 days May 13-17 - limited spots available All courses…

  • Right now in Gransfors! The Blacksmithing Courses ”Forge your own Axe” is on its second day. Would you like to go an blacksmithing course? Read more about this years courses at Gransfors.com/en/courses All courses are held in collaboration with @visitsagaliden

  • We manufacture axes in Sweden, for you to use all over the world. We are shipping directly from gransforsbruk.com to Germany, Sweden, Finland, France, Denmark, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, and Estonia. However, we also have retailers in several other countries. Find your nearest retailer at gransforsbruk.com/en/retailers. 🪓 #gransforsbruk #responsiblymadeinsweden #axe #yxor #bushcraft #outdoors #craftmanship #blacksmith…

  • Hola. Hallo. Tere! We're happy to say that axes from the North are making their way South: www.gransforsbruk.com is now shipping to Estonia, Spain, Belgium and the Netherlands. Join our journey and become part of the Gränsfors Bruk family. 🪓 #gransforsbruk #responsiblymadeinsweden #axe #yxor #bushcraft #outdoors #craftmanship #blacksmith

  • Gränsfors Splitting Axes! 💪🪓 As all of our axes, these are crafted with a clear purpose - their large, heavy heads and thin edges are designed to chop along the grain of the wood fibres. The concave shape of the Splitting Axes ensures that the edge goes quickly and easily into the wood and then…

  • All axes undergo several quality control checks before leaving the factory to be absolutely sure that the piece is free from flaws. When the axe passes our quality control, we add a sheath of vegetable-tanned leather to protect the edge and pack it together with the Axe Book. All Gränsfors Bruk’s axes also carry a…

  • Finally, the axe is sharpened and polished to an extremely keen edge. #gransforsbruk #responsiblymadeinsweden 🪓 🪓 🪓 🪓 🪓 #axe #yxor #bushcraft #outdoors #craftmanship #blacksmith

  • WELCOME TO GRÄNSFORS BRUKS AXE FORGE After the grinding, tempering and annealing we tumble the axe head with small ceramic balls to remove any scale left from forging. This tumbling also makes the axe’s surface more rust-resistant. After tumbling, the steel’s hardness is tested to be sure it is neither too hard nor too soft.…

  • WELCOME TO GRÄNSFORS BRUKS AXE FORGE After coarse grinding, the edge is hardened by heating it to 820°C and then rapidly cooling it in water. The hardening makes the steel much harder, but also rather brittle. To remove the stresses in the steel caused by the forging and hardening, the steel needs to be tempered,…

  • WELCOME TO GRANSFORS BRUKS AXE FORGE After forging, the focus turns to grinding and sharpening. The axe edge is processed by rough grinding with a 50-grit belt, while the rest of the axe head is left as is. Achieving the correct grinding angle on the axe's edge is crucial, and our experienced sharpeners manually adjust…

  • WELCOME TO GRÄNSFORS BRUK AXE FORGE Our axes are made of a special alloy recycled steel with high carbon content. We heat the steel to approximately 1200° C before the blacksmith takes it out of the heat and works it in a large press. With 80 strikes per minute, the press has a force of…

  • The Gränsfors Wildlife Hatchet is a traditional camping and scouting axe that comes in a practical size for easy carrying in your rucksack. This powerful axe can easily lop off large branches or split small logs for the campfire. The leather sheath is designed to cover the edge and top of the poll, preventing the…