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Flint Knapping

Flint Knapping

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Published by: RonLayton on Jun 17, 2011
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Flint Knapping:
Articles, Tips, and Tutorials from theInternet
Photo from Flintknapping, Art of the Ancients, 2009 Calender, used with permission
Edition Compiled/Edited by Michael Lynn 
Photo of Tim Dillard teaching me at theCenter for American Archaeology in Kampsville, IL
Dedicated to all those who have taught someone else aboutthe art of flint knapping, especially to my primary teachers Bruce Boda, Tim Dillard, Mike McGrath and Steve Nissly.This is my attempt to pay forward.
© Michael Lynn, 2010Although the copyrights to the individual articles and tutorials in this e-bookbelong to the authors, I have copyrighted this collection. It may be freely printed,copied, posted on the internet and otherwise distributed as long as saiddistribution is free and appropriate credit is given to me and the authors. This e-book may not be sold for profit.
 TABLE OF CONTENTSSection 1: Basic Concepts
Flintknapping Terminology8by Mark Bracken at www.flintknappingtools.comReduction Sequence 12  by Dan Long at http://knapper_dan.tripod.comThe Anatomy of a Platform 18by Mark Bracken atwww.flintknappingtools.com The Below the Centerline Concept 21by Wyatt R. Knapp atwww.onagocag.com Flakes from Flat Surfaces 23by Jim Winn (aka Paleoknapperjim) at www.flintknappers.comA Theory for Flake Creation 27by Tony Baker atwww.ele.net/algor/flake_creation/SD_text.htm The Ethical Responsibilities of Modern Knappers 46by James Fisher atwww.creeksideartifacts.com Flintknapping and Silicosis 48by J. Kalin at pugetsoundknappers.com
Section 2: Tools
What Do You Really Need to Start Flintknappig? 59by Wyatt R. Knapp atwww.onagocag.com
Pictures of Modern Tools from Primitive Materials 61by Charlie (aka Stonefacescar) at www.paleoplanet.netMaking a Horseshoe Nail Notcher 68by Mark Dellinges at www.paleoplanet.net
Making Boopers 71by Jim Keffer (aka reefera4m) at www.paleoplanet.net

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