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2022 Flint Knapping - weekend

2022 Flint Knapping - weekend

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Learning to make cutting tools and projectile points from rock is a craft that goes back thousands of years. Flint Knapping is one of the most ancient human skills which ultimately evolved to where humans are today.

Technologies covered:

  • History
  • Herzian cone and angles
  • Theories
  • Hard and soft Hammer percussion
  • Pressure flaking
  • Iindirect percussion
  • Flake and spall removal
  • Uniface and biface
  • Blade Core
  • Notching, and Hafting.

Course starts: 09.00 Saturday

Course location:- Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road, Augusta, ME 04330  Tel: +1 207-623-7298