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Flint Knapping - Learn the ancient art of making prehistoric knives

Flint Knapping - Learn the ancient art of making prehistoric knives

Course Provider: The Black Smith Company

Contact Name: steven

Telephone: 07810046563

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Course Length: One day - 10am to 4pm

Price: £150

5 star rating, 6 reviewers.

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Spend the day learning how to flint knapp like our ancestors during the Stone Age. On this course you will learn to shape a knife blade or arrowhead using the pressure flake method. The arrowheads are preformed so no need to learn how to percussion knapp. You will also learn how to attach the handle to the blade. Handles can be made from wood or antler.

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials are provided. Please bring your own lunch - tea, coffee and biscuits provided.

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A grand day out and I came away with a great little knife. A friendly guy who lets you go at your own pace. Highly recommended.


Really enjoyed this course, nice to see something emerging from a basic shape. Great tutor.


A friendly and easy to get on with tutor, he is very easygoing and friendly. Impressed with what I had achieved.


Enjoyable and easy paced course. Good to come away with a real tool at the end! Recommended.


Just the right length of time and very enjoyable and informative. Stuart is easygoing and friendly. Great tutor!


An enjoyable day in the company of a very good tutor who is friendly and informative. Lets you go at your own pace, highly recommended.


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