nogie1717
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November 16th, 2017, 8:07 pm #361

Nice work King and Matt!  Good to see some posting on here.
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November 16th, 2017, 8:13 pm #362

. Couple of my daltons.
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November 17th, 2017, 11:39 am #363

amazing work king and matt moore! im glad to see some posting too nogie1717.
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November 17th, 2017, 11:49 am #364

they are nowhere close to the quality of yalls but im made twin big sandys that im slightly proud of. P_20171117_064344.jpg
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November 17th, 2017, 12:03 pm #365

Nice set of twins, thanks for the nice complements.


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November 17th, 2017, 2:47 pm #366

Thanks Catfishwilly! That's a pretty nice pair of twin points you got there. Good stuff guys. Man I don't like that the switch to Tapatalk made the thread pages shorter. Used to be 21 posts if I'm not mistaken. Ah well. Does anyone know if swateramike is still on?
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November 17th, 2017, 3:39 pm #367

King wrote: Man I don't like that the switch to Tapatalk made the thread pages shorter. Used to be 21 posts if I'm not mistaken.
Found the setting and changed it 🙂
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November 17th, 2017, 3:42 pm #368

Michael Bootz wrote:
King wrote: Man I don't like that the switch to Tapatalk made the thread pages shorter. Used to be 21 posts if I'm not mistaken.
Found the setting and changed it 🙂
No kidding? Well right on! Thanks Michael. :D
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November 19th, 2017, 3:23 am #369

Nice work all! Dang that was a nice piece of agate King! Sorry for the loss! I have a few pieces like that that i have been holding on to till i get me a saw and get me a bit better at knappin:) Sure was lookin good tho!

Sure is a fine looking GT blade Mr. Moore!

Got flutes: What the heck? Did you tattoo that thing or what? Thats seriously awesome man!
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November 19th, 2017, 4:35 pm #370

Thanks for compliments, here is a set of twins for y'all. Same material out of Hill country TX. One on right is 1 year old and the one on the left is couple 100 or 1000 years old. . Both are translucent.


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November 19th, 2017, 5:32 pm #371

nice work Matt. Those are some big percussion flake scars on the original.
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November 20th, 2017, 9:10 pm #372

Before (horrible at banjos) advice. After (horrible at banjos) advice.
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November 20th, 2017, 10:47 pm #373

Thanks ndoghouse. Yah it sucks, but that's the game right? Aha. Thought I'd post the progression pics I took for that Dalton I posted. Spalled with a solid copper hammer from a large 17 pound piece of Oceanwave agate rough. Cooked. Direct percussion, indirect to finish the faces.

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November 20th, 2017, 11:50 pm #374

Nice blade Matt, is that black oil chert?
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November 21st, 2017, 12:02 am #375

Nope, that is GT black. Got lucky one run and got some killer black, super tough until you cook it. Thanks for the compliment. If you notice the top pick was before I fixed it. I just couldn't get it to look right. So I ask issuk@banjo for some advice, and the second pic was the result. I think he called it a San Gabriel archaic blade.


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November 21st, 2017, 4:30 am #376

This is what I knapped today. Worked pretty hard on keeping the white tip!!!
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November 23rd, 2017, 4:50 pm #377

Finally convinced one not to snap in two. Material is from Big Lake Tx.


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November 24th, 2017, 5:13 am #378

Turkey Day Base Tang. Made from Big Lake TX material.


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November 25th, 2017, 3:17 am #379

First indirect percussion point. Maybe a Marcus? I think I've seen old ones like this. Thin enough that I couldn't really get it to focus on the edge. Surprised myself .


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November 26th, 2017, 11:50 pm #380

Those points are great,still working on this piece of Keokuk.
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