I have my own small axe which I use to chop the kindling for our log burning stove in our real house. I am in charge of the kindling and enjoy chopping it. I have wanted to use Daddy’s axe for a while now, and this summer seemed a good opportunity to try, with Daddy’s guidance. First he taught me to sharpen it. I used an axe stone in a forward and across motion, using controlled strokes:
Then how to chop the wood into smaller pieces:
I then stacked it beside the Little House for the winter.