Basic Flint Knapping

In this class we will go through the basic steps needed to produce a lethal hunting point. We will first start with percussion knapping, and how and where to start in on a stone blank. Once we had a suitable blank we will go through the steps, and presser flaking strategies necessary to finish with a suitable hunting point. Read More…

Basic Flint Knapping

Next Scheduled: Saturday, April 20th, 2019

PRICE: $129

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The cutting edge is what flint knapping is all about. In its purest form, a silica rich rock, broken cleanly, can produce an edge much sharper then steel.

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When you attach an well crafted stone point to the end of a stick, it transforms all the kinetic energy from the motion of a thrown spear or shot arrow into a cutting force.

The sharper and more streamline the point, the better the penetration and effectiveness of the spear or arrow.

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In this class we will go through the basic steps needed to produce a lethal hunting point. We will first start with percussion knapping, and how and where to start in on a stone blank. Once we had a suitable blank we will go through the steps, and presser flaking strategies necessary to finish with a suitable hunting point.

Next Scheduled: Saturday, April 20th, 2019

PRICE: $129

BUY NOW:    


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