Club House - Flint Knapping
Instructor: - Craig Oda
Cost: - There is no charge for this class
Materials: - Please bring your own materials or materials can be purchased from
Required Tools: - Instructor has required tools but you can bring any of your own tools and supplies. Recommended you bring Gloves and Protective Eyewear.
Availability: - see Club House Schedule for specific date and time. You can also
look at Puget Sound Knapper's website if you are interested in attending their
classes every Friday.
Description: - Flint Knapping is one of the oldest skills known to man.
Archeological records show that primitive man was creating his own tools
through the process of flint knapping and the practice is still used for survival
in many places on the earth today. The instructor of this course will teach you
how to select usable materials, find a good striking stone or such implement,
and how to manipulate the materials so you don't hurt yourself.