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  • Say welcome to our Gränsfors Leather Wax! Regular lubrication of your axe’s sheath will make the leather smoother and water-repellent, and also extend the life of the axe sheath. Our Leather Wax is manufactured in Sweden using 100 percent natural raw materials. It consists of Lanolin, cold-pressed, unrefined organic sunflower oil, beeswax, and pitch oil…

  • The Blacksmiths mark. Our declaration that the axe has been well made and approved by the smith. Who made your axe? 📸 @isabella.stahl #gransforsbruk #responsiblymadeinsweden 🪓 🪓 🪓 🪓 🪓 #axe #yxor #bushcraft #outdoors #craftmanship #blacksmith

  • Don´t forget to give your axes some love ❤️ Gränsfors Oil is an environment-friendly and completely non-toxic oil manufactured in Sweden. The oil is 100 per cent unsaturated fatty acids sourced from linseed oil. As the oil dries, it forms a protective film of linoxin. We recommend that you treat the axe handle with the…

  • 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…

  • Gränsfors Forest Axes are made to be used in the forest for everything from felling large trees to limbing small logs. The distinguishing feature of Forest Axes is a long, rounded edge, with a flat elongated axe head. Forest Axes are specially designed to cut across the grain of the wood fibres, for example when…

  • 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, which involves keeping the axe heads…

  • The Gränsfors Large Splitting Axe can be used for splitting all types of firewood. It is forged and ground to a concave, quite thin blade at the bit. The axe cuts quickly and easily into the wood and then effectively splits it as the broader section pushes apart the wood. The handle has a protective…

  • A great axe is made by several hands. The blacksmith forges the axe, but the axe head is not done until it´s sharpened, hardened and tempered. Our grinders have special education in grinding to make your axe as sharp and strong as possible. Our axes are made by people and it´s the accumulated skills of…

  • Cold evening and a big fire to keep warm 👌 Is there anything better? #gransforsbruks #gransforsbruk #axes #fire #bushcraft #friluftsliv #uteliv #eld #winter #vinter

  • Our axes are forged in large presses dating from the beginning of the 1900s. When we are changing which axe model is being forged, the tools of the press need to be changed. This process can take between a couple of days to up to two weeks. If a press needs new tooling, our blacksmiths…

  • You know 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…

  • All of our axes come together with the Axe book. All books are carefully attached to the axes by hand. The book is filled with lots of "good to know", tips and tricks about how to take care of your axe and knowledge about axes and Gränsfors Bruk. Have you read the information in the…