Buchanan-Smith’s Axe Handbook

Knowing, Buying, Using, Hanging, Restoring & Adorning


A pocket-sized compendium for the axe-wielding adventurer by one of the industry’s leading tastemakers and experts


ISBN: 9781419747670 Category:

Peter Buchanan-Smith, Ross McCammon, Nick Zdon, Michael Getz


A compendium for the axe-wielding adventurer by one of the industry’s leading tastemakers

Buchanan-Smith’s Axe Handbook is a trusted resource for anyone looking to reconnect with handcraft and wilderness. Beautifully designed and lavishly illustrated, this handbook will inspire readers to rediscover the great outdoors.

Peter Buchanan-Smith founded Best Made Co. in 2009 because he loved making things with his hands and wanted to start a company that would not only celebrate the inherent beauty of timeless, utilitarian tools, but would also inspire people to get out from behind their screens and experience the natural world.

From the basics and fundamentals of handling and owning an axe, to details on how to find the right axe, to information about use and maintenance, this stylish, informative axe guide is ideal for anyone interested in the outdoors.

Additional information

Weight 776 g
Dimensions 15.9 x 23.6 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 11 May 2021
Number of pages 240
Format Hardback
Dimensions 15.9 x 23.6 cm
Weight 776 g


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Peter Buchanan-Smith built a successful career as a designer, writer, and entrepreneur before founding Best Made Co. in 2009. He has been an art director at the New York Times, the author of several books, and a creative collaborator with Isaac Mizrahi, Maira Kalman, Wilco, and David Byrne. He lives in Brooklyn.