Flower bed border rocks

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November 15th, 2017, 6:09 am #1

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.
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November 15th, 2017, 6:11 am #2

worked this one tonight
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November 15th, 2017, 6:13 am #3

direct percussion with copper bopper
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November 15th, 2017, 6:17 am #4

then a pass on each side with indirect lightning rod and pressure flaked
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November 15th, 2017, 3:57 pm #5

Holy cow, no question that that was tuff stuff. Hats off to ya, I would have put that down on the first pass and put it in the needs heat bucket. Your a trooper!


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November 16th, 2017, 7:07 pm #6

What is that grey fossiliferous stone in the first few pics and where is it from? Super cool and looks tough to work.
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November 17th, 2017, 6:04 am #7

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 hundreds of toilets on side of the road in the debri piles lately.
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November 17th, 2017, 6:11 am #8

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,
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November 17th, 2017, 6:14 am #9

I'll be back...
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November 17th, 2017, 12:06 pm #10

Nice work oon those flower bed rocks and sweet in situ pick of that johnstone find! sorry too hijack your thread with a random questiion but will any old lightning rod work for inderict? I seen some at lowes for 20 or 25 bucks but wondered if they was only partial copper or copper like.
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November 18th, 2017, 6:15 am #11

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.
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November 19th, 2017, 2:46 am #12

Nice points Terry! I know that stuff aint tuff to you:) and nice johnstone score! Look out for TV glass too! Great notch shots on that Andice.   Keep em coming!

Them lightening or ground rods nowadays are steel with some Zinc maybe and copper plated. Kinda like they make pennies I suppose. Not good if your looking for solid copper.
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November 24th, 2017, 6:17 am #13

I been knapping some but short on time to post.
here's a few from lately
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November 24th, 2017, 6:18 am #14

cont.
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November 24th, 2017, 6:20 am #15

I forget to post the pictures last to first
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November 24th, 2017, 6:22 am #16

this didn't turn out like I planned on the notches
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November 24th, 2017, 6:28 am #17

her's one I broke and an outcropping of material I found on side of the road
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November 24th, 2017, 6:30 am #18

and one more that I made at work
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November 25th, 2017, 12:49 am #19

here's one more
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November 25th, 2017, 3:21 am #20

That dude looks just like an old one. That's awesome work.


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