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Mike the Carpenter 16-Nov-17
Fella I know does the most incredible work with stone. This head would rip through an animal like butter
Very cool. I've always thought it'd be cool to kill something with 100% self-made equipment. The back end looks a little weak though. Seems that with a little force it'd break and dislodge.
Here’s some more
Very similar to a "Ishi Point" ..... narrow slit and then opens up to make the notch ..... there are a few 'knappers' that have a 'claim to fame' for their various works of art! ..... and a work of art is truly what great flint napping is! .....nice piece in that top picture!! ....jmho
Something to learn for after seasons are over.
In this day and age of havalon knives and replaceable blade heads....its refreshing to see DIY guys doing this.
From: Mike the Carpenter
Here are my “Kidnappers”
Great job Mike.