Flint Knapping 101
Learn the ancient art of flint knapping from Primitive Skills Instructor Phillip Liebel. Get ready to learn all the skills necessary to knap your first stone tool from rock such as flint, chert, or obsidian! 75-minutes.
Learn the Art of Flint Knapping!
- with Phillip Liebel -
Who is this course for?
Have you ever wanted to learn how to turn rocks you can find in the wild into stone tools such as arrowheads, knives, drills, scrapers, and axes? Look no further!
Primitive Skills Instructor Phillip Liebel has created this step-by-step introductory flint knapping course to guide you through the paces. From choosing rock to detailed pressure flaking and everything in between, he'll teach you the basic skills you need to know in order to successfully make your first stone tool - no experience required!
Whether as a past-time hobby or for serious survival, flint kanpping is a skill that connects you to the past that still lives inside of you.
Master the art of flint knapping today!
What are other students saying?
I have spent a lot of time learning from Phillip. You will not find a more logical and effective teacher. His grasp of not only the techniques, but the histo...Read More
I have spent a lot of time learning from Phillip. You will not find a more logical and effective teacher. His grasp of not only the techniques, but the history behind their development is amazing. I highly recommend that anyone wanting to learn privative skills sign up for his courses!Read Less
Very informative ! Clear explanations of the process !
Very informative ! Clear explanations of the process !Read Less
Printable Flint Knapping Cone Template
Meet Your Instructor
Owner, Primitive Wilderness Survival School
Phillip Liebel started exploring his Cherokee heritage after hearing stories from his mother and grandmother. It began with learning how the Cherokee made their bows and gradually moved into primitive living skills in general. Phillip specializes in primitive shelters, friction fire, water procurement and purification (specifically without containers), primitive traps and snares, primitive cordage making, primitive archery and hunting, primitive fishing, fish traps, natural fish poisons, wild edible and medicinal plants, flint knapping, and stone age living skills in general. Phillip is the Owner and Instructor at Primitive Wilderness Survival School.
Intro to Flint Knapping
- Terms & Conditions, Disclaimers, and Waiver of Liability
- Satefy While Flintknapping
- Materials & Tools
- About Knappable Rock
Knapping Your First Stone Tool
- Figuring Out Platforms [BONUS DOWNLOAD: KNAPPING CONE TEMPLATE]
- Making Your First Strike & Creating a Quick Stone Tool
- Creating a Biface (Working the Piece on Both Faces)
- How to Thin a Biface
- How to Use an Indirect Percussion Stick
- Introduction to Pressure Flaking
- Pressureflaking Continued: Working Stone Flakes
- Pressure Flaking & Finishing the Piece
- Beyond Tools: Next Steps