Welcome to the Old-Tool/Abo Knapping Forum

A forum for discussion by and for knappers who utilize stone, bone, antler, horn, ivory, wood or other natural materials - as our ancestors used.

Welcome to the Old-Tool/Abo Knapping Forum

PaleoAleo
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November 30th, 2010, 2:47 am #1

Hi folks.   As many of you are interested in knapping only with natural materials (stone, bone, antler, horn, ivory, wood, and yes...probably even naturally occurring copper prepared as our aboriginal ancestors could have used), I thought to create a forum specifically for this purpose.

The PaleoPlanet Flintknapping forums have grown beyond our wildest dreams and it has become very difficult to find certain types of discussions among the hundreds of pages of old discussions.   It's time we did another round of separating out certain areas of discussion and this should be a good one to set aside for ease of reference.

I'm going to go to the main forum and search out "abo" knapping discussions and move some over here.  There's far too many pages for me to go all the way back, but I'll try to capture as many as possible - even if it takes some months to do it.

Shout if I can adjust the name of the forum or provide some other sort of feature you might like (I'm constrained a bit by what the Yuku host offers, but I'll try my best to please!).

Tom Mills
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CherokeeKC
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November 30th, 2010, 2:50 am #2

Awesome! i love the idea Tom. wow im the first person to view this new forum! lol
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PaleoAleo
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November 30th, 2010, 3:27 am #3

Great! Happy to hear it.

Got to take a break from searching out and moving old discussions here... my wife is home with some take-out and I'm starving!

Tom
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PaleoAleo
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November 30th, 2010, 4:48 pm #4

As of today, I've gone back about 60 pages in the general forum and copied relevant discussions here (this info is mainly for me so I remember where I was at!).

Tom
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December 1st, 2010, 10:10 pm #5

Thanks for taking the time and going to the trouble, Tom. I do mostly abo knapping, so I'm hoping to learn some things here.

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June 24th, 2014, 5:58 am #6

Sweet.
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May 17th, 2017, 7:50 pm #7

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June 16th, 2017, 8:25 am #8

My 3rd point ive ever knapped. Needs improvement and have so much more to learn. But defnietly love doing tgis as much as finding them.

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June 20th, 2017, 10:23 pm #9

MissouriKnapper wrote:
My 3rd point ive ever knapped. Needs improvement and have so much more to learn. But defnietly love doing tgis as much as finding them. 
Welcome aboard!  Looks way better than my 3rd or 30th point  But looks aren't what matters, it's the functionality, whether it be to hang around your neck or to stick in an ancestral enemy.  This looks like it's serving its purpose quite well.
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[/font]Where I live, you're as likely to see a rock of any sort (let alone knappable) lying there for the taking as you are to see Elvis and Bigfoot making out in the backseat of a UFO .
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