Flint Knapping & Primitive Stone Tools (Lithics)

Have you ever found an arrowhead or a primitive tool and pondered how it was made? Learn the basics of the ancient art of flint knapping and stone tools. Students will be introduced to what makes a rock “knappable” and how and where to source knappable rock in Central Texas. Students will also learn how energy moves through stone and how that energy can be manipulated, through controlled breaking, to produce a desired shape.

Students will learn:

How to find, identify, and source knappable stone

How to use natural abrasive materials to shape primitive tools

How to find or make basic primitive stone working tools

Every student will leave class with a tool that they have made from natural materials. 

Class Cost: $65 per person

Class Dates: October 28, 2017

Class Times: 9:30am-3:30pm

Class Location: Our campus in Bastrop, TX at 137 Woodview Lane (read more about our campus here)

*This is an ADULT class but is open to ages of 15 and up. 


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