Basic Flintknapping Techniques DVD
An introduction to modern flint knapping that includes information on percussion and pressure techniques, stone heating with electricity and campfire, spalling, and knappable stone types. Covers traditional and modern tools and methods. 63 minutes.
We set out to give you a strategy for reducing stone into thin preforms, applying edge retouch, notches or barbs. Spalling and fracture mechanics are explained, and metal and more traditional flintknapping tools are demonstrated for every step.
This DVD is crammed full of information and tips -- too many to be absorbed with just one viewing.
This is a great item for beginners to purchase with our Basic Flintknapping Kit.