Flintknapping: Making and Understanding Stone Tools

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University of Texas Press #ad - University of Texas Press. In this new guide, John C. Whittaker starts at the beginner level and progresses to discussion of a wide range of techniques. Numerous diagrams allow the reader to visualize the flintknapping process, and drawings of many stone tools illustrate the discussions and serve as models for beginning knappers.

Written for a wide amateur and professional audience, Flintknapping will be essential for practicing knappers as well as for teachers of the history of technology, experimental archaeology, and stone tool analysis. Whittaker offers the most detailed handbook on flintknapping currently available and the only one written from the archaeological perspective of interpreting stone tools as well as making them.

Flintknapping: Making and Understanding Stone Tools #ad - Flintknapping contains detailed, practical information on making stone tools. Flintknapping is an ancient craft enjoying a resurgence of interest among both amateur and professional students of prehistoric cultures. He includes information on necessary tools and materials, as well as step-by-step instructions for making several basic stone tool types.

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Flint Knapping

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The History Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. A guide to an essential skill of our prehistoric ancestorsFlint knapping was one of the primary survival skills of our prehistoric ancestors. The expert author guides the reader on a journey of discovery, Mesolithic, Neolithic, passing on ancient knowledge of how flint tools from the Palaeolithic, and Bronze age were made and used.

. This highly original guide will enable the reader, with practice, to manufacture their own Stone Age tool kit.

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Primitive Technology: A Book of Earth Skills

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Gibbs Smith #ad - Practicing these primitive methods will lead the seeker towards a tangible, with nature's resources and, raw connection with the ancient past, ultimately, with the creative forces that constructed the foundation of man's survival on the planet. We long to feel a sense of connection with our ancient roots.

. Used book in Good Condition. Included are instructions for creating fire and tools of wood, as well as fiber adhesives, projectiles, art, and bone, stone, and music. Gibbs Smith. Living in modern society, we have become increasingly disassociated from the earth, from the essence of ourselves, and the need is awakened in us to return to the wilderness--physically and emotionally.

Primitive Technology: A Book of Earth Skills #ad - Primitive technology: a book of earth skills is a sharing of ideas--the philosophies, the history, and the personal stories by the authorities on primitive technology from teh pages of The Bulletin of Primitive Technology. This urge is what has prompted man's fascination with primitive skills: producing objects from natural materials using methods similar to prehistoric cultures.

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Lithics: Macroscopic Approaches to Analysis Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology

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Cambridge University Press #ad - This fully updated and revised edition of William Andrefsky Jr's ground-breaking manual on lithic analysis is designed for students and professional archaeologists. Gibbs Smith. Used book in Good Condition. It explains the fundamental principles of the measurement, recording and analysis of stone tools and stone tool production debris.

. It also examines new emerging techniques and includes a new section on stone tool functional studies. Used book in Good Condition. Introducing the reader to lithic raw materials, the volume comprehensively explores methods and techniques, classification, terminology and key concepts, presenting detailed case studies of lithic analysis from around the world.

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From the Society of Primitive Technology - Primitive Technology II: Ancestral Skill

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Gibbs Smith #ad - Gibbs Smith Publishers. He lives with his wife in Rexburg, Idaho. In this collection, drawn from the pages of the Bulletin of Primitive Technology, learn to create tools to fabricate more complex technologies; master the arts of the bow and arrow; build a shelter or fashion clothing from fibers or buckskin.

Used book in Good Condition. P> primitive technology ii: ancestral Skills provides the guide to rediscovery of the skills and crafts that bind us all into this great human family. Used book in Good Condition. P> david wescott is author of camping in the Old Style and editor of Primitive Technology: A Book of Earth Skills.

From the Society of Primitive Technology - Primitive Technology II: Ancestral Skill #ad - The stone age is the common denominator of mankind, and through experimental archeology―the relearning and replication of ancient skills―we take a step of discovery and understanding into this rich past. Gibbs Smith. Formerly education director for the Boulder Outdoor School, he has been a leading figure in wilderness education for more than thirty years.

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Bows and Arrows of the Native Americans: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Wooden Bows, Sinew-backed Bows, Composite Bows, Strings, Arrows, and Quivers

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Independently published #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Enlightening and entertaining, this book has easy-to-follow instructions for readers who plan to make and shoot their own bows and arrows. It's a must-have text for outdoorsmen, bowhunters, traditional craftsmen, and historians. Gibbs Smith Publishers. Gibbs Smith. Used book in Good Condition.

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The Art of Flint Knapping

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D.C. Waldorf #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Gibbs Smith Publishers. Flint knapping Used book in Good Condition. Gibbs Smith.

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The Official Overstreet Indian Arrowheads Identification and Price Guide Official Overstreet Indian Arrowhead Identification and Price Guide

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Krause Publications #ad - Gibbs Smith Publishers. Gibbs Smith. A substantial and massive reference unmatched in the marketplace, The Official Overstreet Indian Arrowheads Identification and Price Guide is the most respected book on the subject. Hands-on reference to everything arrowheads all in one book: arrowhead types, manufacturing, values   • 12, grading materials, 000 actual size photographs covering hundreds of point types   • Special sections on how to grade, identify and catalog your points   • Covers arrowheads found from throughout the United States including Alaska Used book in Good Condition.

The ultimate guide to indian arrowheads! long considered the Bible of arrowhead collecting, The Official Overstreet Indian Arrowheads Identification and Price Guide is an encyclopedic guide to projectile points found in the contiguous United States, as well as Alaska. Featuring more than 12, 000 images of points from 10 distinct geographical regions, readers gain an understanding of arrowhead types, manufacturing, grading, materials and values.

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Primitive Technology: A Survivalist's Guide to Building Tools, Shelters, and More in the Wild

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Clarkson Potter #ad - Gibbs Smith. Now for the first time, fans will get a detailed, behind-the-scenes look into John's process. Each project is accompanied by illustrations as well as mini-sidebars with the history behind each item, material sourcing, plus helpful tips for building, and so forth. Gibbs Smith Publishers. From the craftsman behind the popular YouTube channel Primitive Technology comes a practical guide to building huts and tools using only natural materials from the wild.

Used book in Good Condition. Featuring 50 projects with step-by-step instructions on how to make tools, and more, shelters, clothing, weapons, pottery,  Primitive Technology is the ultimate guide to the craft. With almost 10 million subscribers and an average of 5 million views per video, John's channel is beloved by a wide-ranging fan base, from campers and preppers to hipster woodworkers and craftsmen.

Primitive Technology: A Survivalist's Guide to Building Tools, Shelters, and More in the Wild #ad - Used book in Good Condition. John plant,  primitive technology, the man behind the channel, is a bonafide YouTube star. Whether you're a wilderness aficionado or just eager to spend more time outdoors,  Primitive Technology has something for everyone's inner nature lover.

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Lithic Debitage

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University of Utah Press #ad - It presents stone tool production experiments and offers detailed archaeological investigations for interpreting variability at the individual and collective levels. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Although there are a number of volumes that focus on general analysis of lithic artifacts, this is the first volume to address debitage and should be of use to a wide range of archaeological researchers.

Gibbs Smith Publishers. Debitage, the by-product flakes and chips from stone tool production, is the most abundant artifact type in prehistoric archaeological sites. Used book in Good Condition. Now archaeologists have begun to recognize its potential to provide information about the kinds of tools produced and the characteristics of the technology being employed.

Lithic Debitage #ad - For much of the period in which archaeology has employed scientific methodology, debitage has been discarded or ignored as debris. Debitage can even provide clues regarding human organizational systems such as settlement mobility and site functions. This volume brings together some of the most recent research on debitage analysis and interpretation.

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The Space Age Kid's Guide To The Stone Age Skill Of Flint Knapping: Making Arrowheads Out Of Rock

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - These are the same processes which people used for thousands of years, in all regions of the world, before the discovery of metals and the various ways to make metal tools. By trying out these skills, you will learn how to break rock so you really can make stone arrowheads yourself. First, we will look at examples of ancient stone artifacts, for reference and for inspiration.

Then, you will be introduced to the ancient and modern tools of flint knapping and resources for getting or making those tools. We will also discuss readily available and workable alternative tools which can be used to do the work for a new stone knapper. We will look at some different kinds of stone and rock which can be used for making arrowheads.

The Space Age Kid's Guide To The Stone Age Skill Of Flint Knapping: Making Arrowheads Out Of Rock #ad - You'll see stone breaking processes: first, percussion activities which are useful for making chips and blades. Then, pressure flaking techniques which are used to shape chips and blades of stone into a variety of planned arrow points. Some ancient technical secrets of the skill will be disclosed and illustrated, including specific ways to prepare the stone for pressure flaking, trimming the thin edges and using grind stones to abrade the edge so your flaking tool gets a good grip and does not slip off when you apply pressure at the edge.

And we will talk about the attitude and intent which is needed to break stone.

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