Flint Knapping - Learn the ancient art of making prehistoric knives


Duration: One day - 10am to 4pm

Price: £150

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About the Course

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.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

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.

- - #6887

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

- - #6886

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

- - #6885

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

- - #6884

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

- - #6883

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.

- - #6882

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


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