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The Copper Axe opens for business in downtown Calumet


CALUMET, Mich. (WLUC) – At a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning, the Copper Axe was declared open for business.

A family-friendly axe-throwing parlor, the business is owned and operated by Justin High, his wife and their daughter.

“We bought the building for our other business and this side needed a lot more work,” said Copper Axe Co-Owner Justin High. “So we moved our other business onto the smaller side and decided we needed to do something on the bigger side. Somehow axe-throwing popped into our heads and we started running numbers, and decided we’ll give it a go in Calumet.”

There are six lanes and targets, each with three different-sized axes to throw. Lane rental rates depend on how long you stay.

The parlor has a number of safety precautions, but customers are encouraged to think before they throw.

“We do a little safety spiel and get everyone comfortable with throwing the axes, and you have to sign a waiver,” continued High….

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