Bringing knives, axes and blades back from the dead can be very rewarding. When you uncover that rusted, dull artifact and return the shine to that piece of metal you are doing something pretty exciting. Restoration is a skill that doesn’t often make its way into the toolkit of most preppers. Instead, we rely on a fantasy that our pretty gear is going to remain pretty from here on out. That is just not the case. If you do not know how to sharpen and how to repair the gear that you have, survival is going to be much more of a task.
This article shows you how a hatchet is restored. The process is very interesting but you can get another take away from this as well. Another important take away from this video are the tools that make the job of restoration easier. Having the right tools is always crucial.