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Photo Gallery: Ax throwing at AXT in Costa Mesa

Landon Hornbeck, an “axpert” at AXT in Costa Mesa, sends an ax toward a target.

 (Photo by Mike Mullen)

Instructor Taylor Swezey helps a customer with ax-throwing basics at AXT in Costa Mesa.

 (Photo by Mike Mullen)

Julia Cummings, Jesse Fowler, Matt Lovejoy and Kendal Lovejoy, from left, are co-owners of AXT, an ax-throwing facility on Placentia Avenue in Costa Mesa.

 (Photo by Mike Mullen)

“Axperts” Taylor Swezey and Landon Hornbeck help customers with basic throwing instructions at AXT on Placentia Avenue in Costa Mesa.

 (Photo by Mike Mullen)

Expert thrower Taylor Swezey lets an ax fly at AXT on Placentia Avenue in Costa Mesa.

 (Photo by Mike Mullen)

Visitors try their hand at ax throwing during an opening party last weekend at AXT on Placentia Avenue in Costa Mesa.

 (Photo by Mike Mullen)

Stumps provide a place to put axes between throws at AXT in Costa Mesa.

 (Photo by Mike Mullen)

AXT in Costa Mesa is the first ax-throwing facility in Orange County.

 (Photo by Mike Mullen)

Guests at AXT’s opening party visit the bar at the Costa Mesa ax-throwing venue. Customers must provide their own alcohol.

 (Photo by Mike Mullen)
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