crump lake point by jim winn Free Flint Knapping Library

jim winns toolkit Free Flint Knapping Library

skillbuilder natural 158x1581 Free Flint Knapping LibraryThe flint knapping community is as generous with its time and expertise as any enthusiast group I know. Case in point, this excellent resource from knapper Mike Lynn, who has compiled more than 340 pages (from many contributors) of very well-written and -photographed know-how touching on all aspects of their art, published as freely-downloadable PDFs:

  1. Basic Concepts
  2. Tools
  3. Finding & Treating Knappable Stone
  4. Percussion
  5. Pressure Flaking
  6. Fluting & Notching
  7. Displaying & Making Things with Your Points

The entire series is also available as a single document. Thanks to Mike and all the books’ contributing authors for sharing with us.

Flint Knapping Info – Free eBooks

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.


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