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Offline triggerfinger

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More help....
« on: July 19, 2011, 01:15:21 am »
I spent this afternoon workin on my tonnage.  I was able to get 3 points in 4 attempts,They are all very primitive but  2 are very usable the third is kinda....rough.   Anyhow I mostly got lucky in the spall and ended up with a failry flat piece on 2 and used glass on the third.  My problem is I cannot thin woth a darn, especially with a PF.  The flakes are short and thin.  Im knapping right on the leather on my leg.  Should i get a notched pad like PMJ has on youtube.
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Offline triggerfinger

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Re: More help....
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2011, 01:16:58 am »
if not a notched pad what should I try.  Also any Knappers in S georgia.  I think I need lessons.

Dan
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Offline Tower

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Re: More help....
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2011, 10:12:02 am »
If your pressure flaking on your lap your angle could be wrong. Also if your holding the piece firmly on your leg your flakes could be terminated short & not allowed to travel.
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