It is important that you take care of your axe. If you take good care of your axe and maintain it, it can last your entire life.
Below you can read a little more about how you should store your axe and care for it. As an axe wears continuously as you use it, we also offer you some tips on what you should bear in mind when using it to make it last longer.
We also offer some tips on what you should bear in mind when sharpening your axe, as well as various grinding methods that can be used, and what to do if you ever need to fit a new handle to your axe.
If you buy a quality axe that has been properly manufactured, which you then care for on an ongoing basis, it will very probably be passed on down the generations.