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    I'm home! I have been extremely busy this past week. I was prevented from doing anything for a day or two because of the polar vortex, but when that cleared up, we had beautiful weather up there! Stories will be told in other topics. I found about 50-60 lbs. of rock to make axes, hammerstones, celts etc. up there. I carried a backpack, and while I roamed the hills and rail lines, I would put rocks in the pack. Now I can officially say I walked for miles, uphill both ways, with rocks in my pack, lol! This axe is 100% primitively made. I even polished it a little. I pecked it into shape, ground it to an edge, pecked the groove, and polished the blade. It took me about three hours. I made two, but I traded the other one for furs.

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    The other axe I made is in the vendors case, soon after being traded for furs. Also seen is that Archaic stemmed point I made a week ago. I have no idea what skulls those are.


    Y'all can expect more axes, celts etc. from me in the future!
    "The education of a man is never completed until he dies." Robert E. Lee

  • #2
    That came out nice KP

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    • #3
      Good to see you back in action KP. Hope you enjoyed the show (and I'm sure you did).

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      • #4
        Hey Ethan, Nice work on the Axe. I would like to see your furs and I believe you made a good trade. I made three Buckskins this year and it took me a lot longer than the hair-on pelts that I tanned. I still need to smoke the Buckskins.
        Michigan Yooper
        If You Don’t Stand for Something, You’ll Fall for Anything

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        • Kentucky point
          Kentucky point commented
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          Pics of the show will probably be put up in two parts. Part one showing the layout of the place, and part two showing what I have bought. I will start tomorrow.

      • #5
        Great job bud!
        call me Jay, i live in R.I.

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        • #6
          good job Ethan
          TN formerly CT Visit our store http://stores.arrowheads.com/store.p...m-Trading-Post

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          • #7
            Nice work there, Ethan. I wouldn't have been able to resist buying those skulls.
            Stagger Lee/ SE Missouri

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