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Photo Gallery: Ax throwing at AXT in Costa Mesa

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

 (Photo by Mike Mullen)
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Instructor Taylor Swezey helps a customer with ax-throwing basics at AXT in Costa Mesa.

 (Photo by Mike Mullen)
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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)
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“Axperts” Taylor Swezey and Landon Hornbeck help customers with basic throwing instructions at AXT on Placentia Avenue in Costa Mesa.

 (Photo by Mike Mullen)
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Expert thrower Taylor Swezey lets an ax fly at AXT on Placentia Avenue in Costa Mesa.

 (Photo by Mike Mullen)
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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)
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Stumps provide a place to put axes between throws at AXT in Costa Mesa.

 (Photo by Mike Mullen)
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AXT in Costa Mesa is the first ax-throwing facility in Orange County.

 (Photo by Mike Mullen)
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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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