Friday, June 12, 2009

Flintknapping at the GEO CENTRE

June 21st, 2009 - Father's Day Flintknapping Demonstration

I'll be demonstrating how stone tools were made using traditional stone and antler knapping tools. I'll be using Ramah Chert for this demo! Drop in anytime.

Free with Admission to the GEO CENTRE -- Dad's get in free!

June 28th, 2009 - Flintknapping Workshop

Johnson GEO CENTRE, St. John's, NL
1-4 PM

This is a Beer Bottle to Arrowhead workshop - learn the fundementals of flintknapping and take home a flintknapping kit and any arrowheads you make during the afternoon. The workshop starts with a demonstration of the complete flintknapping process, from obsidian core to finished point. Then you'll have the opportunity to make your own beer bottle point!

Band-aids supplied.

Workshop Fee: $40/person

Contact the Keith Moore at the Johnson GEO CENTRE to register ((709) 737-7886) - the workshop is limited to 15 people, so please register early. Ages 12 and up.

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