Thanks to its pin-straight, 28-inch handle, this ax is easy to aim. Mis-hits, however, sting. No matter: The head's wedge made quick work of splitting oak into firewood and almost never stuck. The ax is designed for splitting, though, so don't expect to clear-cut the backyard with it. [$50; fiskars.com]
This Year's Best Gear
From toys and tools to gadgets and four-wheel fun, we give you the rundown of the most exciting new goods.
Plus: A Look Inside the Global Ivory Trade
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.