Do you wear gloves when swinging your Fiskar Axe? Any glove recommendations? I like gloves when stacking and moving wood. When swinging the axe - I usually do not wear gloves. I like a firm grip on the handle that I get without gloves. It does cause my ring finger to get pinched. Perhaps my fingers are fat. I've solved this by removing my wedding band while splitting - being mindful not to lose it. I usually stick it down into my shoe. I am wondering if a batting glove would work?