by swataramike
10 Jan 2018, 22:57
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: PITH Winter Solstice 2017
Replies: 45
Views: 1.2K

Re: PITH Winter Solstice 2017

lol...cool...i didnt know if it was confiscated in the mail
by swataramike
10 Jan 2018, 05:13
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: PITH Winter Solstice 2017
Replies: 45
Views: 1.2K

Re: PITH Winter Solstice 2017

ryan did you get the stick of pine pitch....?
by swataramike
09 Jan 2018, 23:43
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: PITH Winter Solstice 2017
Replies: 45
Views: 1.2K

Re: PITH Winter Solstice 2017

i get that texas rock shipped for 23.50 for 28 pounds...its not all that nice but most is...figured you would like the pickwick since you sent me the piece of rock its made from..
by swataramike
09 Jan 2018, 04:37
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: What Have You Knapped Today........
Replies: 455
Views: 19.2K

Re: What Have You Knapped Today........

cool...you can check a lot of my older copper points in this thread on the first pages...the white burlington hardin... the big pedernales and the burlington hopewell/snyders were prob some of my best or should i say nervous points..luckily i got all of them on my youtube channel from raw rock to fi...
by swataramike
09 Jan 2018, 03:14
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: What Have You Knapped Today........
Replies: 455
Views: 19.2K

Re: What Have You Knapped Today........

thanks matt...those were the last copper points i made before i switched to stone/bone tools..our copper work kinda looks similar in a way...
by swataramike
09 Jan 2018, 01:14
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: PITH Winter Solstice 2017
Replies: 45
Views: 1.2K

Re: PITH Winter Solstice 2017

ryan i hope your package didnt get lost i sent it a day before you sent yours out...
by swataramike
08 Jan 2018, 19:12
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: PITH Winter Solstice 2017
Replies: 45
Views: 1.2K

Re: PITH Winter Solstice 2017

got my package from ryan today...some real nice pieces of burlington some of my favorite rock to knap..cant wait to get into them...and a real nice point from ryan..you do some really clean work bro especially knowing you use stone and bone tools..
by swataramike
08 Jan 2018, 16:34
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: ill have more horse creek chert this weekend. 100 large 75 for medium flat rate box ill post pics
Replies: 6
Views: 188

Re: ill have more horse creek chert this weekend. 100 large 75 for medium flat rate box ill post pics

i think this rock falls into the category of buffalo river sometimes its really chalky and sometimes it slick...like curt said dry pics would be better...looks like a lot of small pieces and judging by the shape it looks like it would be more suited for somebody that is going to slab it out...its pr...
by swataramike
06 Jan 2018, 19:29
Forum: Old-Tool/Aboriginal Knapping
Topic: "Abo" Defined
Replies: 12
Views: 362

Re: "Abo" Defined

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by swataramike
04 Jan 2018, 15:56
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: PITH Winter Solstice 2017
Replies: 45
Views: 1.2K

Re: PITH Winter Solstice 2017

brewer....i sent yours out today bro...
by swataramike
03 Jan 2018, 23:55
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: What Have You Knapped Today........
Replies: 455
Views: 19.2K

Re: What Have You Knapped Today........

i made a lot more but i do not feel like taking all the pics...you get the idea ..
by swataramike
03 Jan 2018, 23:35
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: What Have You Knapped Today........
Replies: 455
Views: 19.2K

Re: What Have You Knapped Today........

here are some copper points i made in the last few months..
by swataramike
03 Jan 2018, 23:07
Forum: Old-Tool/Aboriginal Knapping
Topic: "Abo" Defined
Replies: 12
Views: 362

Re: "Abo" Defined

sorry about all the posts...i couldnt get the pics in order....i thought a lot of people have read this book..it is fairly evident what tools the ancients used..
by swataramike
03 Jan 2018, 22:56
Forum: Old-Tool/Aboriginal Knapping
Topic: "Abo" Defined
Replies: 12
Views: 362

Re: "Abo" Defined

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by swataramike
03 Jan 2018, 22:32
Forum: Old-Tool/Aboriginal Knapping
Topic: "Abo" Defined
Replies: 12
Views: 362

Re: "Abo" Defined

here is the page about the native making the triangle point with antler and hammerstones
by swataramike
03 Jan 2018, 22:27
Forum: Old-Tool/Aboriginal Knapping
Topic: "Abo" Defined
Replies: 12
Views: 362

Re: "Abo" Defined

ok so here is one instance in the book where they were using hammerstone i will post the other pages then if this shows up as a good size pic..
by swataramike
03 Jan 2018, 22:19
Forum: Old-Tool/Aboriginal Knapping
Topic: "Abo" Defined
Replies: 12
Views: 362

Re: "Abo" Defined

jacob my friend is the book title...it will be availible at the lancaster county library when i return it next week....or you can get to e book on google books..it is a very good book...i think jacob was with the natives right down at long level..and might i add they were cannibals to some extent
by swataramike
03 Jan 2018, 03:18
Forum: Old-Tool/Aboriginal Knapping
Topic: "Abo" Defined
Replies: 12
Views: 362

Re: "Abo" Defined

and the man told him this is the way the ancient people made the stone arrowpoints...so that tells me here in pennsylvania the were using antlers and stones to make points....i would bet they did the same elsewhere....if you want to knap like the ancients did and try to reproduce points you will use...
by swataramike
03 Jan 2018, 03:12
Forum: Old-Tool/Aboriginal Knapping
Topic: "Abo" Defined
Replies: 12
Views: 362

Re: "Abo" Defined

...i am currrently reading a journal from 1650 of a man who lived with the susquhanna natives here in pennsylvannia and a part in the journal tells how he watched an old native make a triangle arrowpoint and he used a stone and a piece of deer antler