by 1442
01 Jan 2018, 15:38
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 3
Views: 123

Happy New Year!

Just wanted to wish y'all a happy new year.

Here's a knife I made for a Christmas present recently.
I been working to much to knap enough lately.
Georgetown blade with antler handle and stand.
by 1442
22 Dec 2017, 14:04
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: PITH Winter Solstice 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 1.2K

Re: PITH Winter Solstice 2017

I'm in
I been working a lot and neglecting to get online much.
have been knapping every chance I get, which is when I should be sleeping mostly, but I  been taking pics and have a bunch to post.
I'll be back!
by 1442
28 Nov 2017, 13:24
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: What Have You Knapped Today........
Replies: 458
Views: 19.2K

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

Then I was just gonna knock off some flakes to make hunting points from a George town nodule, and wound up working the core instead of making the hunting points,
by 1442
28 Nov 2017, 13:19
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: What Have You Knapped Today........
Replies: 458
Views: 19.2K

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

Good stuff.
I stayed up late last night and made a couple pieces.
first one was a hunting point that a edge crushed on near the tip and caused a bad spot on that edge that I couldn't remove.
by 1442
25 Nov 2017, 05:13
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: Flower bed border rocks
Replies: 20
Views: 765

Re: Flower bed border rocks

thanks Matt
tonight I broke another one and practiced notching on one.
by 1442
25 Nov 2017, 00:49
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: Flower bed border rocks
Replies: 20
Views: 765

Re: Flower bed border rocks

here's one more
by 1442
24 Nov 2017, 06:30
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: Flower bed border rocks
Replies: 20
Views: 765

Re: Flower bed border rocks

and one more that I made at work
by 1442
24 Nov 2017, 06:28
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: Flower bed border rocks
Replies: 20
Views: 765

Re: Flower bed border rocks

her's one I broke and an outcropping of material I found on side of the road
by 1442
24 Nov 2017, 06:22
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: Flower bed border rocks
Replies: 20
Views: 765

Re: Flower bed border rocks

this didn't turn out like I planned on the notches
by 1442
24 Nov 2017, 06:20
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: Flower bed border rocks
Replies: 20
Views: 765

Re: Flower bed border rocks

I forget to post the pictures last to first
by 1442
24 Nov 2017, 06:18
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: Flower bed border rocks
Replies: 20
Views: 765

Re: Flower bed border rocks

cont.
by 1442
24 Nov 2017, 06:17
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: Flower bed border rocks
Replies: 20
Views: 765

Re: Flower bed border rocks

I been knapping some but short on time to post.
here's a few from lately
by 1442
18 Nov 2017, 06:15
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: Flower bed border rocks
Replies: 20
Views: 765

Re: Flower bed border rocks

thanks cwilly
you can hijack my thread anytime.
I didn't know lowes had lightning rods, but as long as it's solid copper it will work.
mine is a 3/8" copper rod.
by 1442
17 Nov 2017, 06:14
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: Flower bed border rocks
Replies: 20
Views: 765

Re: Flower bed border rocks

I'll be back...
by 1442
17 Nov 2017, 06:11
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: Flower bed border rocks
Replies: 20
Views: 765

Re: Flower bed border rocks

The base needed thinning on one side so when I got home I took a few flakes with the indirect lightning rod then pressure flaked the edges some.
Now I need to study the notches on the Andice Curtis posted and will try to put some like that on here,
by 1442
17 Nov 2017, 06:04
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: Flower bed border rocks
Replies: 20
Views: 765

Re: Flower bed border rocks

thanks I'm not sure what kind of stone that is. The cortex had sea shells exposed on the surface. Here's a preform I worked on the last two days on lunch break at work and an insitu pic of some knapping material on side of the road on the way home. Most have been picked up already but I've seen hund...
by 1442
15 Nov 2017, 06:17
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: Flower bed border rocks
Replies: 20
Views: 765

Re: Flower bed border rocks

then a pass on each side with indirect lightning rod and pressure flaked
by 1442
15 Nov 2017, 06:13
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: Flower bed border rocks
Replies: 20
Views: 765

Re: Flower bed border rocks

direct percussion with copper bopper
by 1442
15 Nov 2017, 06:11
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: Flower bed border rocks
Replies: 20
Views: 765

Re: Flower bed border rocks

worked this one tonight
by 1442
15 Nov 2017, 06:09
Forum: Flintknapping - General Discussion
Topic: Flower bed border rocks
Replies: 20
Views: 765

Flower bed border rocks

I got a few of these speshull rocks so Ii figgered I'd make a post just for them and add to it as I work on em.