Has opposable thumbs, walks upright, and makes stone tools.
October 14, 2010 10:22 AM Subscribe
posted by avoision (20 comments total)
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Since 1990, Woody Blackwell
has been seriously flintknapping
: shaping flint, obsidian and other stones into tools, using a process called lithic reduction
section has a lot of beautiful photographs of his work, featuring tools made from a wide range of materials like green obsidian, quartz crystal, and red imperial jasper. Several of the pieces have some incredible textures, and seem almost otherworldly in their color. He's also taken his craft and experimented a bit with sculptural forms