Updated November 30, 2018 by Chase Brush

The 10 Best Wood Splitting Axes

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This wiki has been updated 9 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 choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. If you'd like to contribute your own research to the Wiki, please get started by reviewing this introductory video.

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 on November 30, 2018 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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