Percussion flaking - March 19th or 20th
|Bandaids and leather are supplied, but |
you should where shoes and pants
to protect your legs.
Pressure flaking - March 26th or 27th
|Some pretty pressure flaked points from te 2012 workshop|
Hafting - April 2nd or 3rd
|Hafting makes the tool|
A stone tool is rarely a completed tool until its hafted into a handle. This is the first hafting workshop that I've ever offered in St. John's and this is where you really get to see how stone tools were made and used. You'll work with stone, wood, sinew, and natural glues to haft one or more of the pieces that you produced in the Percussion and Pressure Flaking workshops. Here is a link to a similar workshop that I led in Calgary:
If you are interested in participating in any of these flint knapping sessions, please contact MUNArch by email and let them know which workshops and which days you wish to attend. Each workshop is scheduled for 6:00 pm in QC 4028 in Queen's College on the MUN Campus (next to Bitters). The costs are:
$25 for 1
$40 for 2
$50 for 3
|Percussion knapped biface|
If you have any other questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org!
Photo Credits: Tim Rast