The 10 Best Wood Splitting Axes

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This wiki has been updated 19 times since it was first published in November of 2018. Whether you're out camping or building a fire in your own cozy home, you're going to need a way to cut all that fuel down to a manageable size. These wood splitting axes, which are specifically designed to chop up logs quickly and cleanly, are just the right tools for the job. Our selection includes a range of sizes and styles, from multipurpose blade models to heavy-duty mauls. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Fiskars x27 Super 36-Inch

2. Estwing Camper's E45A

3. Husqvarna S2800 27" Composite

Editor's Notes

November 23, 2018:

Made sure to include in varied range of axe styles, including portable hatchets and heavy-duty mauls. Also made sure to include both composite and wood models, such as the Fiskars x27 Super 36-Inch (which features a fiberglass handle) and the Helko Werk Vario 2000 (which as a hickory handle).

4. Helko Werk Vario 2000

5. Gransfors Bruk 450 Maul

6. Hultafors Classic Hunting 850G

7. Estwing Fireside Friend

8. Gerber 36-Inch Power

9. Cold Steel CS90TA-BRK Trail Boss

10. Mintcraft Pro 34004

Chase Brush
Last updated by Chase Brush

Chase is a writer and freelance reporter with experience covering a wide range of subjects, from politics to technology. At Ezvid Wiki, he applies his journalistic expertise to a similarly diverse assortment of products, but he tends to focus on travel and adventure gear, drawing his knowledge from a lifetime spent outdoors. He’s an avid biker, hiker, climber, skier, and budget backpacker -- basically, anything that allows him a reprieve from his keyboard. His most recent rovings took him to Peru, where he trekked throughout the Cordillera Blanca. Chase holds a bachelor's in philosophy from Rutgers University in New Jersey (where he's from), and is working toward a master's at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism in New York City (where he now lives).

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