141 Small Spalls and Flakes Mix - Medium Flat Rate Box
Graded for beginners and for our own kit material, these
small spalls and flakes range from 2-4 inches in length and include a mix of
keokuk chert, heat treated novaculite, obsidian and/or dacite.
Medium USPS Flat Rate box packed with
12 pounds. Box price includes shipping within the domestic United
This mix of small spalls and flakes is graded
for our own kits for their size and ease for beginners to learn on. Stone
types included in this mix are heat treated Novaculite, heat treated Keokuk
chert, Obsidian, and/or Dacite. Sizes range from flakes to small spalls that
will require some percussion. Mix will include mostly 2-4 inch material. This
size is good for small to medium points and blades. Priority Mail Postage
within the United States is pre-paid and included in the price of this 12
lb box of 2-4 inch mixed small spalls and flakes.
International Customers should contact us for adjusted shipping and other
limitations before purchasing.
The small spalls offer a chance to try your hand at
percussion flaking techniques, while some of the thin flakes allow you to
jump right into pressure flaking methods. This size of stone is
perfect for a small antler or medium copper billet, no large billets required to
Arkansas Novaculite most often is white to off white but can sometimes be
found in shades of black, translucent, red, and purple. Keokuk is a high quality
chert found in parts of Oklahoma and surrounding areas. Keokuk is typically
cream to pink colored when heated, and may contain bands and speckles of bright
red and brown. Obsidian and Dacite are either black or grey, and
are igneous stone types found in areas with past volcanic
WARNING: Flakes can be sharper than
razor blades! Exercise extreme caution! We highly recommend using gloves to work
this material as it will make even the most experienced knapper bleed.
We strive to provide the cleanest, blemish free knapping
material within our means. On some spalls however, blemishes do get past us
because not all defects are evident at first or even second inspection. In
efforts to avoid defects as much as possible, we perform a few thinning blows to
ensure that you do not pay for large amounts of waste, over thick spalls, or
fragile/thin sizes that will shatter with the first strike.
More pieces of stone per pound than our larger 3-6 inch
material, these small spalls and flakes spread out over a class or seminar
particularly well. Also, only one small to medium billet is needed to work
these sizes of stone, rather than a large elaborate tool kit. The mix of stone
types help offer some variety and allows a new knapper to identify a
particular stone type that they may want to try more of in the
Tool pack of some of our most popular modern
flintknapping tools in one cost effective bundle. Features two sizes
of copper bopper billets and supporting supplies, good for small to large
spalls. The copper bopper billet design features a lead core that
provides a comfortable weight forward strike and soft
Traditional Deer Antler flint knapping tool kit featuring some of the most popular historically accurate types of tools. Kit includes: hammerstone, medium antler billet, antler tine pressure flaker, abrader stone, leather hand pad and basic instructions.