Axes are a type of tool/weapon that are very important to surviving on the peninsula in The Forest. Axes are used to cut down trees for logs and smaller trees for sticks. They are also used in combat to not only attack the cannibals, but to block and defend from attacks as well.
All axes can be combined with cloth so as to light the axe on fire, serving as a more deadly weapon but also a light source. Booze can be added in order to lengthen the amount of time that the axe is burning.