Location: Earth Native Campus, 137 Woodview Lane, Bastrop, TX
Ages: This is an adult class but open to ages 15+.
This course requires that participants either have already taken the Earth Native Flint Knapping and Primitive Stone Tools (Lithics) class or another similar introductory course with another outdoor school, OR have some basic experience, understanding, and knowledge of Flint Knapping prior to class.
INTERMEDIATE FLINT KNAPPING
Join Earth Native for some flint knapping magic!
Have some experience but need some help working through the kinks? Flint knapping is an incredibly rewarding skill but it is also a super challenging skill to master. Having good teachers to help you on your journey is a must and it can help you make major leaps forward in your skill and ability to. This class is designed for those who already have had an introduction to flint knapping and have at least some basic experience under their belt.
Topics that we’ll cover in this class include:
Quick review of the basics and proper techniques
Exploring common problems that people run into while knapping
Addressing specific issues each student is having
Direct percussion techniques
Indirect percussion techniques
Finishing skills such as final thinning, pre-forming, notching, hafting
Materials acquisition and preparation (i.e. soaking, heat treating, etc.)
Purchase an Earth Native Klean Kanteen Bottle
Available to buy during registration - pick up at class!
27 oz, Stainless Steel Water Bottle with Sports Top $25
16 oz, TKWide Insulated Hot/Cold Beverage Bottle with Leak-Proof Cafe Cap $25
32 oz, Insulated Wide Mouth Water Bottle with Chug Cap $45