flintknapping - techniques to tool kits
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.
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.
Length: 1 day
Location: Issaquah, WA