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While cutting and splitting wood in the back yard, with well cut wood, a nice stump and all the benefits of modern life to fall back on, can be easy, this wont always be the case. You could find yourself in a real pickle trying to survive and having to also process wood. Do you know how to process wood in the wild. Do you have the tools and the skills to do it? Do you know how to look for standing dead trees for the best firewood?
This article is all about how you should use your axe in order not to get yourself crucially injured. You see, the axe can do all sorts of crazy things if you are not trained and not operating it safely. You cannot afford to take a chunk out of your leg or your foot in a survival scenario.