Join Justin Cook at the Georgia Bushcraft Campground December 1-3, 2017 for a workshop-weekend of stoneage technology.
Justin is a flintknapping artist and is nationally renowned for his replications of stoneage tools. He has made reproductions of artifacts for museums and universities throughout the United States and he is a veteran instructor for Georgia Bushcraft.
Come learn the art of the ancients and camp on the Georgia Bushcraft Farm in Watkinsville, Georgia.
In this weekend class we will explore stoneage technology and learn to make a lethal weapon from a simple rock!
Class information will include: flintknapping, stone tool manufacture, Atl-Atl construction and usage, manufacture of pine pitch glue, manufacture of hide glue, cordage manufacture, discussions on primitive archery. Learn what you need to know to make primitive hunting weapons in this weekend intensive course on primitive bushcraft skills.
Classes prices are divided into two categories: $60 per person for a weekend of camping and observing stone tool making demonstrations, this does not include tools or materials
$100 per person for a weekend of instruction, and a set of your own tools and materials. This option includes everything you’ll need to make an arrowhead; a pressure flaker, a billet (bopper), a leather hand pad, a grinder, and an assortment of flint.
if you choose to purchase tools and stone at the event it will be available for sale.
All students will receive one on one instruction.
Bring food and beverages!! Grilled hotdog lunches will be provided for all, but you are responsible for your breakfast and dinner, (there are a multitude of restaurants and grocery stores 20 minutes away in Athens, Georgia)
arrive Friday after noon for evening knapping
Classes will begin at 8am Saturday and continue until dark, expect lots of one on one instruction as needed. In the evening; enjoy a camp atmosphere, bonfire, hot coffee,cold drinks, music and socializing- come to meet new friends! We encourage a social environment.
The admission costs are for participating students only: purchase of admission for either class includes camping for you significant other (not instruction, materials, or tools)
Space is limited to 20 students so register early!!
for more information email Justin here
By attending this class you agree to our Waiver.
Weekend Flintknapping Class (Tool and Materials)
this includes instruction, a basic flintknapping kit, and high quality flint, two lunches and two nights of camping
Weekend FlintKnapping Class (No Tool kit)
This option is for individuals that would like to camp, watch and learn; but does not include a knapping kit or flint (the knapping kits and stone will be available for purchase at location) Lunches are included