Native American Tools and Flint Knapping Workshop

Native American Tools and Flint Knapping Workshop
Native American Tools and Flint Knapping Workshop
Venue
The Marine Science Consortium
Address
34001 Mill Dam Road
Wallops Island, VA 23337
Region Eastern Shore
Locality Accomack
Date(s)/Time:
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Phone: (757) 824-5636
Fax: (757) 824-5638
Email mscva@msconsortium.org
Website www.cbfieldstation.org

During the flint knapping workshop students will take a voyage back in time, learning the ancient skill of stone tool making.The flint knapping class will begin by looking into how rocks break. We will address the major rules for reduction. Working with Glass and Flint class participants will focus on the proper form and early stages of reduction which include percussion flaking, and bi-facing. The more advanced techniques including; pressure flaking and notching will be demonstrated by instructor and used depending on participant’s previous experience.Tools and materials will be provided and each student will receive a flint knapping tool kit to take home.


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Admission Fee: $125/person

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