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Panacea Single Fireplace Tong
Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, family-owned Panacea Products creates beautifully crafted ornamental metal accessories for homes and gardens.
This tong is durable. It doesn’t bend or wrap. It can be used to maneuver logs of all sizes. It can be used as a poker when left closed and is designed for both indoor and outdoor use.
It can get too hot to handle with bare hands and may be a bit long for small fireplaces. There are isolated complaints about a slight difficulty with getting log out of its jaws.
The Perfect Campfire Grill Log Tweezers
The Perfect Campfire Grill is the brand that brought the world the Raised Edge grills and has continued to raise the bar by creating unique and improved grills.
These are heavy-duty tweezers. It’s a versatile tool. It’s a sturdy pair of tweezers. At the tips, the ends touch so you can grab small twigs as well as logs.
It’s a bit stiff when new. There are a number of complaints about these tweezers being covered in black residue upon unboxing but it washes away.
Scissor style tong
Minuteman International Standard Tongs
Minuteman International creates tastefully designed wrought iron tool sets, and irons, and fireplace screens that are hand-forged by master blacksmiths in Europe.
This is a beautifully made fireplace tong. It’s easy to use and has the right weight. It’s built so users can open and close the tongs easily.
A number of customers have reported that they would prefer if this tong were a bit longer and sturdier.
Rope design tong/poker
Pilgrim Wood Iron Tong
Trusted by countless families, Pilgrim has been a leading designer and distributor of quality hearth and home décor accessories for over six decades.
It is made of strong iron which makes it durable. It has a simple design with just the right weight to be able to move logs easily.
This tool is not designed to lift large logs. Depending upon the size of your fireplace, it may be a bit short. If that’s the case, Pilgrim Home has longer ones.
Homebasix 26” Fireplace Tongs
With its wide range of products, Homebasix is a brand that provides quality solutions for the everyday needs of the American home.
This fireplace tong is designed to hold small coals delicately. It has a light weight and is foldable making it easy to store.
This tong is not designed for large fires and can only handle small logs. There are some reports that the metal is a bit thin and bends easily
Scissor style tong