The Art of Flint Knapping, by D.C. Waldorf has been in print since 1975. It's come to be known as the Flint Knapper's Bible. 


If you are interested in learning how to work flint in the same manner as Prehistoric Man, this book is for you. It covers the basics such as tools, raw materials, percussion, pressure and indirect percussion flaking, as well as advanced theory. The new Fifth Edition has been updated with appendices covering the use of modern tools such as copper billets as well as more on antler pressure flakers. 80 pages, 8 1/2 X 11", softbound.


Over 100 illustrations by Val Waldorf.  

Art of Flintknapping