While the big fiberglass handle is easy to swing and forgiving on mis-hits, this ax was the most uncomfortable to wield, and full-swing aims proved inaccurate. The steel head is sharp, but its thin taper can get it stuck in the lumber you're splitting. Still, it's the most affordable of the ones we tested. [$30; sears.com]
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