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Re: deep thots on indirect percussion and abo and such (reply)
PS... The indirect percusser and piece or chert have to look like a letter T if not if the percusser is off angled your flake is affected. You could send a conchoidial flake cracking though your point and youll have two half points and a...
Flintknapping - General Discussion

mohawkwoodman

08/29/14 1:57 AM
Re: deep thots on indirect percussion and abo and such (reply)
See the point is on the side of my thigh only the lower face is contacting my lower palm and thigh. The angle is less then 90 degrees. This is how i hold my cylinder which is whitetail im using a natural oval shape that really helps mate...
Flintknapping - General Discussion

mohawkwoodman

08/29/14 1:49 AM
Re: deep thots on indirect percussion and abo and such (reply)
Fog abo and antler wing conspiracy are some good uns. Got a good laugh. Some good scars on your piece i think you punched it too much and scarred it for life! Your cylinder punch is that a beam? It doesnt look like the base i got one...
Flintknapping - General Discussion

mohawkwoodman

08/28/14 2:16 AM
What does the fox say (topic)
Some fox ears or susquehannas i like how they look with no symmetry. Got this nice slab of coral at the letchworth knap in i was going for a lost lake but blew an ear off so i figured good enough for a NEast point. Then the normanskill...
Flintknapping - General Discussion

mohawkwoodman

08/28/14 1:50 AM
Re: punch notching pratice (reply)
My moose antler punch is thicker on the bottom and above it is thinner so it doesnt bind up. Its like a peg flathead screwdriver shape with most of the inner antler rind still attached for hammering on. Im new at it too its kind of...
Flintknapping - General Discussion

mohawkwoodman

08/28/14 1:39 AM
Re: Independence Day (2014) PITH Photos - post them here (reply)
mike ill send you a point. i messed up a pith a while back when my old laptop got fried in a storm and didnt have internet access for months. i felt bad about it and left someone's pith hanging.
Flintknapping - General Discussion

mohawkwoodman

08/27/14 4:45 PM
Re: Made at Letchworth - post your pics (reply)
I got one i didnt finish yet a argillite ovate. The wood crew broke me in though pretty good my thigh remembers that day.
Flintknapping - General Discussion

mohawkwoodman

08/27/14 2:27 AM
Re: Pressure Flaking Problem (reply)
When i leather knap i dont use anything under it. Thats one too many things in my palm other then the rock and leather. I like leather because i can feel the points and if im using toooooo much pressure. I no longer knap into the groove...
Flintknapping - Beginners

mohawkwoodman

08/27/14 2:19 AM
Re: Message for indian guide (reply)
Yes more indirect fans! But i do it with a whitetail cylinder its really fun. Takes some practice to catch on.
Flintknapping - General Discussion

mohawkwoodman

08/27/14 1:14 AM
Re: Any Rock On the Way to Phoenix, Arizona From So Cal? (reply)
I remember rock dealors set up on most exits towards phoenix mostly turquois and quartz items. There was always more coming from flagstaff heading south to phoenix i think thats the 17. Flagstaff has obsidian cant remember where though....
Flintknapping - General Discussion

mohawkwoodman

08/19/14 3:55 AM
Re: Pressure Flaking Problem (reply)
Have you tried zig zagging? If you zig zag from both ends of an edge they meet somewhere and make a diamond but thats what i think of from what your describing. Or are you just pressure flaking the square edge and going in to the...
Flintknapping - Beginners

mohawkwoodman

08/18/14 2:43 AM
Re: Loaded and ready to head to Letchworth in New York (reply)
Bringing any coastal plains?
Flintknapping - General Discussion

mohawkwoodman

08/16/14 8:20 PM
Re: spalling quartzite (reply)
Has anyone tried using the volcanic rocks like gneiss or granites for spalling. Very limited in finding some up here unless i drive a hour to the adirondacks.
Old-Tool/Aboriginal Knapping

mohawkwoodman

08/15/14 10:44 PM
Re: spalling quartzite (reply)
Found some color here. Still looking for a good hammerstone sufficient enough for the job. Its hard looking in the summer for rocks too much foliage and mosquitos. Besides practicing using a split crotch of a dead elm tree( not the...
Old-Tool/Aboriginal Knapping

mohawkwoodman

08/13/14 2:30 AM
Re: Fish caught on stone hook updated 8-24 new report (reply)
That is awesome. I might have to try that out here on the st lawrence.
Flintknapping - General Discussion

mohawkwoodman

08/11/14 11:03 PM
Re: spalling quartzite (reply)
Some quartzite or sansstone i think this stuff doesnt get all sandy when breaking. The plain white stuff here is kind of weak. This is the local blue shale i think, ive found flakes along side flakes of onondaga in the past so the...
Old-Tool/Aboriginal Knapping

mohawkwoodman

08/07/14 12:38 AM
Re: spalling quartzite (reply)
thier pretty much all cobbles found here from glacial and some outcrops. some is really good but others are gritty and sand fall out. some flakes can be snapped in have by hand and some are translucent and hard. pretty much a variety...
Old-Tool/Aboriginal Knapping

mohawkwoodman

08/06/14 9:32 PM
spalling quartzite (topic)
hey guys how are you spalling your quartzite i kind of wanna bring some down for you guys at letchworth. tips i also have this blue shale thats pretty much the most common rock here  ive been having a lil luck working maybe ill bring some
Old-Tool/Aboriginal Knapping

mohawkwoodman

08/06/14 4:26 PM
preform (topic)
jusgot my inter net back on. check this out clovis...
Flintknapping - General Discussion

mohawkwoodman

07/15/14 4:11 PM
Re: Shale Knapping (reply)
Is that a soft shale? Or silicified like esopus. The reason i ask is theres shale that seems to soft for copper but can be softhammered with a stone. If the soft shales were used before why not try it myself.
Old-Tool/Aboriginal Knapping

mohawkwoodman

05/31/14 5:35 PM
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