Machete vs Hatchet

The machete vs hatchet debate is a highly contested one – survivalists and outdoor adventurers from all parts of the world have their own preference in this regard, and vouch for it quite forcefully. It is indeed true that both hatchets and machetes are impressive, essential tools, and both wouldn’t look out of place in … Read more

Finding the Best Kukri Machete

The kukri (or khukhuri) machete is a renowned cutting tool originating in the mountains of Nepal. Enjoying a mythical status in that country, this incredibly versatile machete has been used as a deadly weapon in times of war and as a reliable farm implement in times of peace. The British Indian forces first felt its … Read more

Machete vs Sword

A machete or a sword – which is better? This question will have crossed the minds of anyone who has seen flicks such as The Lord of the Rings trilogy or the Machete film series. Seriously speaking though, the machete vs sword debate is made all the more complicated because the two look quite similar … Read more

How To Sharpen a Machete

Machetes are probably some of the most commonly used blades in the world – anyone who’s had to clear bush at their farm, travel through forested expanses, or cut off unwanted branches from their hedges/trees will attest to that. You can get one on the cheap nowadays from both online and physical retailers, but it … Read more

Machete vs Katana

The katana, a Japanese sword popularized in the West by the legend of the Samurai, and by depictions portraying the stoic Japanese warrior taking on foes much stronger than him, has become a coveted item for any martial arts fan’s collection. The same goes for a machete, which has enjoyed a globally popular status through … Read more

The Best Machete For Clearing Brush

Owning a fairly large amount of untamed land and a husband who loves DIY gardening means a huge chunk of free time spent clearing underbrush. Surely I tried to persuade him to hire a gardener to do the labor, but he just seemed to take brush clearing as a hobby. I always remained supportive and … Read more

The Best Survival Machete

My husband and I love adventure so much; it could easily be our middle name. Being nature and adventure lovers, we make sure to spend any time that we get free from work exploring and admiring the wilderness. But the tricky thing about wilderness is that sometimes, in unoccupied places, it’s possible for you to … Read more