At Gränsfors Bruks, the forging craft is allowed
to take its time.
The Gränsfors smiths are not paid by the
piece, but are rewarded for taking the necessary time
and care to forge the best axe possible.
You will see from the axe-heads that no supplementary
work, such as grinding or painting, is necessary,
because no forging mistakes will make it through to a
The Gränsfors smiths have nothing to hide,
and are rightly proud of their professional
standards. When they are satisfied with their work,
they stamp their own initials on the axe head,
alongside the Gränsfors Crown