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Old 01-14-2018, 01:47 AM
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If there's no where local to hunt, you might look into flingknapping. I bought some tools and rock (obsidian) several years back, but was too afraid to ruin it. Well, a couple months ago I ran across it, and made about 20 pounds of nice sharp chips

It looks easy on video...
You have to make about a 100 pounds of gravel before you get the hang of it.
After that it's easy......just knock off everything that doesn't look like an arrowhead

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Old 01-14-2018, 01:50 AM
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Here's the last few I made
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Check your local river banks and walk creek beds, and plowed crop fields.
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Old 01-14-2018, 11:10 AM
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Originally Posted by TabZilla View post
You have to make about a 100 pounds of gravel before you get the hang of it.
After that it's easy......just knock off everything that doesn't look like an arrowhead
Well.....80 pounds to go

Yours look great!

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Old 01-14-2018, 11:16 AM
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Well.....80 pounds to go

Yours look great!
Thanks. You can also use glass.
The bottoms of older bottles work great.
Lots easier to knapp than natural stone.

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