Buchanan-Smith’s Axe Handbook

Peter Buchanan-Smith, Ross McCammon, Ross Zdon


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.

Creator Bio

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

Price £17.99
Format Hardback
Publication Date 13 May 2021
Pages 240
Height 152mm
Width 152mm
ISBN-13 9781419747670