Pioneer Axe (1965)

About the Film

This is a short film made by Peter Vogt in 1965 about axe making in Oakland, Maine. It documents the process of creating fine axes in the Emerson Stevens shop -- the last axe factory to operate in Oakland. Oakland was once a world-famous center of quality blade-making.


For licensing, film rights and permissions, contact Peter Vogt, the distributor, or Folkstreams.