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Last Post: 04/23/14 2:16 PM

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St Thomas Rocks! (topic)
Hello all,Since the relocation I have done a little exploring.  The types of rock and mineral here has amazed me.  This afternoon I decided to do a little hike on a rocky edge of the Caribbean Sea and took a few photos.This sandstone is...
Flintknapping - General Discussion

ShoalHunter

03/27/14 4:28 AM
Re: Been away a while (reply)
Pimp, Get on down here. I have two chairs, a tarp and a cooler on that balcony so I think its set up right. Steve, I have found quite a bit of knappable rock. Its not the greatest stuff and works alot like low grade basalt. But I...
Flintknapping - General Discussion

ShoalHunter

03/15/14 2:34 PM
Re: Spring Equinox PITH 2014 registration! (reply)
Count me in too. Been away too long
Flintknapping - General Discussion

ShoalHunter

03/15/14 3:53 AM
Been away a while (topic)
Hello all,I have not been on the planet much the last few months.  Back in August my wife and I relocated and the new job has kept me busy.  Here the last couple months I have found a little time to do some chipping.  A couple days ago a...
Flintknapping - General Discussion

ShoalHunter

03/14/14 6:41 PM
Re: Air Travel with Points in Carry-on Luggage (reply)
Put them in the Check luggage. I just got back from St Thomas in the Virgin Islands and took some knives with me to give away. I have transported knives and points several times in my checked luggage and always find the little note...
Flintknapping - General Discussion

ShoalHunter

09/14/13 12:32 AM
Re: PITH Results! (reply)
Budmenchaca; PM sent.
Flintknapping - General Discussion

ShoalHunter

03/21/13 1:07 PM
Re: Big Andice Blade (reply)
That is awesome!! I havnt been successful making a deep notched point yet (but still trying)
Flintknapping - General Discussion

ShoalHunter

03/14/13 9:41 PM
Re: Spring Equinox PITH/Sign up here! (reply)
Oh. what the heck. I'm in this time.
Flintknapping - General Discussion

ShoalHunter

03/09/13 2:20 PM
Re: PRIMITIVE AXES, CELTS, AND TOMAHAWKS (reply)
Devilfishship Pretty stone! Thanks for sharing the photos. I want to try my hand grinding a celt or axe head if I can make the time. I like the handle. It has a rugged look.
Misc Primitive Weapons

ShoalHunter

03/09/13 1:40 AM
Re: Pre Cahokia (reply)
Thats a good looking point!! I have a couple like that I havnt been able to bring myself to notch due to the possible "snap factor"!!
Flintknapping - General Discussion

ShoalHunter

03/08/13 10:36 PM
Re: PRIMITIVE AXES, CELTS, AND TOMAHAWKS (reply)
Thanks guys! Paleoarts, It flint Ridge flint. Not the best quality but it worked great for a hawk head.
Misc Primitive Weapons

ShoalHunter

03/05/13 12:15 AM
Re: Waxing a stone point (photos added) (reply)
Thanks everyone! Sounds like a ton of methods to try.
Flintknapping - General Discussion

ShoalHunter

03/05/13 12:11 AM
Re: Waxing a stone point (photos added) (reply)
LOL Thanks. I am in Florida so when it comes to plants, They either shade ya, feed ya, or poke ya..!! In this case I trained a poking plant to stand still for a photo. Thanks again for the good info.
Flintknapping - General Discussion

ShoalHunter

03/04/13 1:47 AM
Re: PRIMITIVE AXES, CELTS, AND TOMAHAWKS (reply)
I am loving those copper axe heads guys.  I have some copper slabs you all have given me some ideas for.  I wanted to post my first stone whacker.  My wife named it the noggin knocker so I figure I better get rid of it quick.
Misc Primitive Weapons

ShoalHunter

03/03/13 8:24 PM
Re: Waxing a stone point (photos added) (reply)
Thanks Matt and Freeze Cracked for the response.  All these remedies could be useful.  I went with the bees wax method because I used natural material for the handle and haft.I think I will try Steve's method again because the...
Flintknapping - General Discussion

ShoalHunter

03/03/13 7:33 PM
Re: Waxing a stone point (photos added) (reply)
Thanks Steve. I'll give it a whirl. This is some of the most grainy stuff I have knapped from (flint ridge). Its pretty stuff, but not what you usually see. I'll post pics when its done and hafted.
Flintknapping - General Discussion

ShoalHunter

02/27/13 2:11 AM
Waxing a stone point (photos added) (topic)
Hello allI seem to remember seeing a post a while back on how to bring out the color in a finished point.  It seems that (if I remember right) the point was slightly heated and beeswax was used..??  I have a hawk blade I...
Flintknapping - General Discussion

ShoalHunter

02/27/13 12:01 AM
Re: Silver River Fla. Knapp-in (reply)
Bonpile, Dad and I are gonna make this one. Sorry I missed Dade this year.
Flintknapping - General Discussion

ShoalHunter

02/21/13 9:47 PM
Re: First 2013 blade (reply)
Thanks all! I really like the way this one came out.
Flintknapping - General Discussion

ShoalHunter

02/20/13 9:46 PM
First 2013 blade (topic)
Hey all,I have not posted in a while, but wanted to show my first finished blade of 2013.  Its rainbow obsidian with a antler handle and a soapstone pommel.I really enjoyed working on the handle of this one.  Thanks for...
Flintknapping - General Discussion

ShoalHunter

02/20/13 2:14 AM
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