I recently purchased a Ludell axe from HD and the blade bent on the FIRST blow. No, I didn't miss and hit a rock or something else equally hard-it was steel on wood and the wood (a ligustrum stump) won. I have had it with cheap, light duty garden tools! Shame on me for buying from a home improvement mega store! Here's my wish list: axe, pick mattock, sledge hammer, plastic grain shovel (I think you call them snow shovels up north) and a maul that will stand up to heavy duty commercial use. I need commercial grade stuff, the heavier, the better. I need to be able to look at the stuff online and have it shipped to me. Thanks!