We stock a wide range of different hand axes for you to use with your tiny wood burner. If you already own a small stove, or if you're thinking of getting one, then a hand axe is one of the most important accessories to go with your small wood burner! Hand axes have been used for thousands of years, and they're an essential tool when it comes to making kindling that you can use in your small wood stove. Hand axes are also incredibly useful if you need to break up your logs or briquettes into smaller pieces. This gives you even greater control of your fire, as you'll be able to burn smaller pieces of fuel at a time. A hand axe enables you to produce kindling quickly and efficiently out of some sticks or an old pallet, and there's also something incredibly satisfying about having a tidy pile of kindling that you can use at a moment's notice! A small axe is perfect if you're looking to chop your logs in a shepherd's hut, tiny home, a caravan or a canal boat, and their compact nature makes them incredibly easy to store when they're not in use.
You can spend anything between £20 to £200 on a small hand axe, but the quality and sharpness of the tool will inevitably be reflected in the price. Whilst you could argue that £20 is more than enough to spend on accomplishing a seemingly mundane task, you could equally argue that a more expensive axe warrants its price, due to the craftsmanship that's involved in creating this product, and the fact that this tool can be enjoyed and cherished for a very long time. Holding a well-made tool that's a joy to use is a timeless pleasure, and we have a carefully selected range of the best small hand axes that are available.
"We had a Hobbit stove fitted this week by Alex Reay from Flues and Fires, and I just wanted to get in touch to say it is AMAZING and we love it!
We have a lovely cast iron tiled fireplace which I was desperate not to lose when we installed a small wood burning stove, but until I found the Hobbit on Google, everyone told me it would be impossible to keep the fire surround. The Hobbit is perfect - not only does it fit very snugly, but it looks fantastic and the blue door complements the tiles very nicely.
We are sitting enjoying a fire now and absolutely loving it! Thanks for creating such an amazing product."
The Best Stove Ever!
"It’s the best stove ever! It’s easy to light, very efficient, burns anthracite and stays in overnight (ours has been in for three weeks now). It even keeps a kettle of water at the ready for a cuppa! What more can I say, we love it! Just the thing to make our Yorkshire home cosy, and the cat loves it too!"
Lynn and Andrew, West Yorkshire
First Small Stove Installation
Was looking for a small stove for my first self-install. Found Mark very helpful. Knowledgeable, friendly service. Stove burns well and generates lots more heat than the previous open fire. What is not to like?
A Huge Thank You!
"Dear Mark and Gill, a huge thank you for designing and making the Hobbit stove! We had two different London-based fireplace companies tell us that we simply had to knock out the old cast iron and tile fireplace to fit in a woodburning stove, and that there was no other option! Then we found you online.
We are delighted with our little Hobbit, which swallows up logs and kicks out a good amount of heat. Perfect for the winter!
I will also be writing to the London-based fireplace companies to put the Hobbit on their radar. Best wishes."
Delighted With Our Hobbit Stove!
thank you for your assistance, we are delighted with our Hobbit!
I fired it up this evening after taking all afternoon making a register plate to fit the opening."
"Hi Mark, here's a photo of the Hobbit installed in my Yorkist grate. It’s brilliant! It also throws out a lot more heat than the grate did."
Just to Say Thank You!
"I just had a chat with Gill saying how delighted we are with our little Hobbit stove, and to also thank you both for your attention to detail and excellent customer service!"
The Little Hobbit Has Stepped Up To The Challenge!
"We just wanted to say how impressed and how much of a life saver our little Hobbit has been! It was fitted a few months ago in our holiday home in Rhu, Scotland, which is a large open plan conversion in a Victorian house. This weekend our boiler decided it was not going to play ball. The little Hobbit has stepped up to the challenge, providing heat to a very large area, about twenty eight foot by twenty four foot with a high ceiling of about eighteen foot, keeping the room reasonably warm, warm enough for us not to use cardigans!”
Very Pleased With Our Hobbit!
"We are very pleased with the stove and think it looks great! We restored our fireplace (it was hidden under plaster!) and the whole look is better than we hoped!"
"Just had our Hobbit SE installed in our Victorian fireplace and we are absolutely delighted with the end result. We felt passionate about preserving our lovely fireplace!"
Our Pride And Joy!
"What a fantastic fireplace with the beautiful Hobbit stove. It fits perfectly into the small space and throws out a lot of heat. Here's a photo of our little stove, now our pride and joy and much admired by all who see and feel the warmth."
Chris and C
"Just to bid you all a Happy New Year and to say how much we’re enjoying having our Hobbit stove!
It was easy to fit with the help of your excellent ‘how to’ videos and we’re just awaiting our inspection by building control for the certification.
The Hobbit has fitted neatly into the hearth vacated by the old gas back boiler (with a little cosmetic rendering) and never ceases to surprise us how much heat it can deliver to the point that the new condenser boiler is having an easy life, thereby saving us on gas bills too!
Everyone loves having a ‘real fire’ in the living room."
A Brilliant Little Wood Burner!
"The stove we bought from you is really starting to come into its own as the weather cools down. Here is a photo showing how much one of our dogs is enjoying it!"
"Just wanted to share a picture of our newly installed Hobbit. Absolutely delighted with it, and so pleased we were able to retain our existing fireplace as well. Brilliant product, thank you!"
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