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Offline 1442

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three knife blades from slab preforms
« on: January 09, 2019, 08:10:17 pm »
Made thes e three blades tonight from preform shaped slabs. One Georgetown and two cooked gravel.
Spent right at thirty minutes on each one.

Offline Trapper Rob

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Re: three knife blades from slab preforms
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2019, 04:17:58 pm »
Those turned out nice.

Offline Tower

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Re: three knife blades from slab preforms
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2019, 05:02:20 pm »
Outstanding work!
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Offline Hawkdancer

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Re: three knife blades from slab preforms
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2019, 06:51:50 pm »
Real nice work!
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Offline 1442

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Re: three knife blades from slab preforms
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2019, 08:03:14 pm »
thanks
I was able to upload 2 videos of making the Georgetown blade onto youtube for anyone who would like to see the process.
The video and knapping could be better, I'll try to make improvements in future videos'
here's the links

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDv_2C1txbA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZtCWvSjcgU

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Re: three knife blades from slab preforms
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2019, 02:53:02 pm »
Nice blades 1442. I just got done watching both videos. I enjoyed them.
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Offline 1442

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Re: three knife blades from slab preforms
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2019, 09:05:28 pm »
thanks bjrogg
I just uploaded another video on gravel percussion knapping

Offline Zuma

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Re: three knife blades from slab preforms
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2019, 08:32:04 am »
Awesome :KN :KN
You are making blades I dream off :OK
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Offline ohma2

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Re: three knife blades from slab preforms
« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2019, 05:47:28 am »
 :o x2