Replicating The Type 1C
Neolithic Danish Dagger with Greg Nunn
This 98 minute DVD
demonstrates advanced techniques that unlock the secrets to
replicating the Type 1C Danish Dagger.
Here is a beginner's video
introduction to this ancient skill. Bill Metcalfe has been actively
teaching the art of flint knapping for several years. Here he gives an
introduction to the tools and methods he uses to produce flint
arrowheads. Teaching methods are clear, simple and with great close
ups. Bill Explains every move in detail so you can understand it.
Included are: Using copper billets, spalling large nodules to produce
flakes, free-hand percussion flaking, pressure flaking using the Ishi
stick, and notching.
Flintknapping by Bruce
As a Prehistoric hunter,
how would you go about providing tools needed for daily survival? This
film demonstrates the fundamentals of the art of Flintknapping. Bruce
Bradley explains and shows the process of stone tool manufacture.
Watch as each piece is skillfully produced duplication this ancient
skill as you reach a better understanding of our past. An
internationally renowned expert, Bruce Bradley is an active
professional archaeologist and educator. His lectures are in constant
demand in the United States and abroad. 45 minutes
$23.00 - Order
Caught Knapping -
takes you through the fundamentals of flintknapping as a reduction
process. Craig begins with quarrying and leads you through spalling,
percussion bifacing, pressure flaking, and notching. This visual guide
will help you learn the basics of flint knapping and may hasten
skill-building as you proceed from pit to point.
$20.00 - Order
Lap Knapping -
introduces you to the techniques of pressure flaking slabs to produce
authentic looking arrowheads and blades. In the video, Craig uses
lapidary equipment to preshape rock slabs which conserves material
costs. Craig leads you through pressure flaking, notching, and
grinding rock slabs into quality finished points.
$22.00 - Order
The Art of Flintknapping
Video Companion with D. C. Waldorf
Geared for beginner, but
informative for the advanced knapper. Covers raw material processing.
Bi-face reduction by percussion. Holding positions. Pressure flaking.
1 hour 43 minutes.
$25.00 - Order
Working Obsidian with D.
C. Waldorf, Adventures in the Pacific Northwest
Collection of material at
Glass Buttes, Oregon. Demonstration of making a large point out of
obsidian. Discussion on rock saws and slabbing material. Instructions
on how to use small chips and irregular chunks for making points. 2
$25.00 - Order
Roasting Rocks The Art
and Science of Heat Treating
Make flint knapping easier!
D.C. Waldorf shows you how to improve the workability of flint and
chert through the magic of heat treating.
First he demonstrates the
ancient art of heat treating in the ground. The he takes us to his
shop to load and fire a modern electric kiln. He demonstrates the use
of "The Poor Man's Kiln," the common roaster oven. Methods
are compared and results are shown. Comes with a 20 page "recipe
book". VHS, 50 minutes
$20.00 - Order
"How to pressure flake a
This 58 minute video goes
into complete detail on how Bill grinds stones and pressure flakes
them into an exceptionally thin blades. This type of flake over
grinding is derived from the Egyptian culture and is shown using
today's technology. Bill also does percussion, but has developed his
own style of pressure flaking. Link to order is: http://www.modern-flintknapping.com/flintknapping-DVD-video.html
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