Salivate over these 8 stately axes

Axes are incredibly versatile tools, used for everything from chopping firewood, to woodworking, to butchering. But our fascination with them extends far beyond their practical uses. We admire the craftsmanship behind the forged metal and carved handles. We associate them with strength, skill and survival. And boy do they look good! Check out this gallery filled with awesome axes you’ll be dying to wield.