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  • Gränsfors Bruk has committed over 100 years to manufacturing and developing axes. Every axe is specifically designed to meet a particular function, with a tireless focus on high quality and area of use. A considerable amount of effort has also been put into producing axes with sound green credentials, avoiding any unnecessary consumption of natural…

  • It was in the late 1980s, that Gränsfors Bruk took a step back to a more traditional, craft-based system of production again. Something that had been the standard long ago. Knowledge about axes, their function and environmental issues became the guiding light for axe production. The restructuring was based on the insight that when you…

  • Do you take care of your ax regularly? Make it a habit to oil the axe head before putting the axe away for some time, otherwise, it may rust. While you're at it, use leather wax on the axe sheat, to make the leather smoother and water-repellent. #gransforsbruk #responsiblymadeinsweden 🪓 🪓 🪓 🪓 🪓 #axe…

  • Oh, the satisfaction you get when you see the chopping block split into several pieces 🙌 Here are some tips for a successful log splitting. Use a wide, stable chopping block of about knee-height. It is important that the chopping block stands on stable ground with no spring in it. A springy ground will reduce…

  • Tack alla som kom och skapade julkänsla tillsammans med oss! Vi önskar er en mysig 1:a advent!

  • Let´s talk about Black Friday. A day created so that people will shop more by lowering prices. We believe in high-quality products and fair wages for the people who make the products. Together with our sister companies @woolpower_official and Svedbro Smide, we take a stand against Black Friday by closing our webshops tomorrow. Instead, we…

  • A special message to our Swedish followers: Fira Första advent med oss i Gränsfors! Tillsammans med våra grannar Gränsfors Blomkruksfabrik och Restauraung Augustas håller vi öppet den 26/11 mellan 10-15. Smedjan är öppen så du kan få en guidad rundtur. Både vi och Gränsfors Blomkruksfabrik har butikerna öppen, så chanserna att hitta fina julklappar är…

  • We sometimes get questions about how to put the leather sheath on to avoid cutting it on the edge of the axe. In our new film, you will get great instructions as well as tips on how to take care of the leather sheet and how to use our leather wax. You find the film…

  • Who forged your favourite Gransfors Bruk Axe? An axe with the initials AS, like the axe in the picture, is made by Anders Strömstedt. If you don't know, you can find the names and blacksmith marks on our webpage, under the headline Production. #gransforsbruk #responsiblymadeinsweden 🪓 🪓 🪓 🪓 🪓 #axe #yxor #bushcraft #outdoors #craftmanship…

  • All the axes produced by Gränsfors Bruk are forged by hand. Any piecework arrangements have been scrapped so that the smiths can put more time into forging a good axe, removing the need for the excessive post-production work that other manufacturers might use to conceal faults in their forging. This is something that sets Gränsfors…

  • The Gränsfors Large Carving Axe is used for woodworking and shaping wood. The axe has been developed in collaboration with master craftsmen Wille Sundqvist and Onni Linnanheimo, with inspiration from old designs. Does anyone of you have this at home? #gransforsbruk #responsiblymadeinsweden 🪓 🪓 🪓 🪓 🪓 #axe #yxor #bushcraft #outdoors #craftmanship #blacksmith

  • Gränsfors Bruk uses steel that derives entirely from recycled scrap to have as little impact on the environment as possible. The steel has been specially created to produce the perfect axe head. The steel must not be too hard or too soft, and pliable.