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Council Tool

It all began with one person… John Pickett Council—farmer, avid outdoorsman, and tool inventor. In 1886, he founded the business that today still bears his family’s name.

Today, Council Tool offers a premier line of heavy-duty, American-made tools for forestry applications and for fighting wildfires.

Times have changed. Manufacturing methods have changed, and equipment has been modernized. But some things have remained constant. Namely, Council Tool’s dedication to making professional-grade tools for people to use, work with, and enjoy.

Woodsmith is not an official Council Tools dealer but from time-to-time we are able to source a few interesting models that are different to other axes that we sell.

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