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    Quote Originally Posted by Cangooner View Post
    He's a freakin' wizard with an angle grinder, but apart from a ton of respect for that, I wonder about making an axe with welds in the bits that you need to be strongest. Not sure I'd want to be swinging that for very long at the woodpile.
    As it was said--This was to be a 'Display Piece'. But I do wonder what would happen with some Pro Welding and some heat treating.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cangooner View Post
    He's a freakin' wizard with an angle grinder,
    What is the deal with a 4" angle grinder? I agree it is a useful tool but if I watch almost any DIY video it seems that a 4" grinder and a hot glue gun is all you need to make anything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 32t View Post
    What is the deal with a 4" angle grinder? I agree it is a useful tool but if I watch almost any DIY video it seems that a 4" grinder and a hot glue gun is all you need to make anything.
    About the 4" Angle Grinder--Maybe it's because the discs are only about 1/16" thick so the don't waste a lot of material?

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    Here is my humble collection.
    I recently got several double bits to play with. The painted ones need clean up and all are getting new handles eventually.
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    Got distracted by some very nice knives and came across the well-respected Winkler brand. High end axes / tomahawks are another specialty of theirs as evidently variants of these are very popular with the military:

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    Don't really know axes but I came across this one and thought it was.cool. C. M. McClung & Co. I think it's a carving axe.
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    I love the handle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulFLUS View Post
    Don't really know axes but I came across this one and thought it was.cool. C. M. McClung & Co. I think it's a carving axe.
    I love the handle.
    It's a side axe or a hewing axe... For cutting flat sides . I've got a similar True Temper one.
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