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!
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.
- Satefy While Flintknapping
- Materials & Tools
- About Knappable Rock
- 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