Flintknapping-Techniques to Toolkits

March 25th

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Flintknapping-Techniques to Toolkits

March 25th

125.00

Early humans perfected the techniques of rock working to craft beautifully shaped and functional arrowheads, projectile points, spear points, and knife blades. Join this class and learn the techniques of making these extraordinary tools.

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Early humans perfected the techniques of rock working to craft beautifully shaped and functional arrowheads, projectile points, spear points, and knife blades. Join thisclass and learn the techniques of making these extraordinary tools.

We demonstrate the entire process, beginning with material selection, spalling, and direct and indirect percussion flaking. In addition to learning the fine art of knapping stone, each student makes a tool kit including leather hand pad, "Ishi" stick, and flake tarp. These are yours so you can continue to refine your flintknapping techniques at home.