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Project by foxcrafts posted 1589 days ago 3216 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Having always been fascinated by Indian culture and their tools, I found that I was able to simulate those tools by using various wood and a dremel tool. I don’t think there are many wooden examples of Indian artifacts.
I am having a good deal of fun creating these replica pieces and wondered if there might be a market for such items.





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woodsmithshop

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#1 posted 1589 days ago

very unique, they look real, great work.

-- Smitty!!!

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#2 posted 1589 days ago

Those are really cool. To me (the untrained eye) they are a great representation of flint or stone artifacts.

Is there a market? There is a market for everything, you just have to find out where that market is.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Richard

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#3 posted 1589 days ago

I thought about doing the same thing, not selling, but just creating the flint/stone artifacts out of wood. Sometimes I run across a board with some crotch pattern in it, which makes the wood look like stone. I trace out an arrowhead or Clovis point and cut out and use a dremel on it like you did.

I think it woul be neat to make a glass top display case and put one’s collection under glass and pass it on to a grandchild or nephew. But I like how your artifacts came out. They look like the real thing.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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DaddyZ

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#4 posted 1589 days ago

Very Cool, Nice Touch!!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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jm82435

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#5 posted 1589 days ago

Interesting look. I have made similar from stone and steel, hadn’t considered wood. Welcome to LJs.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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jm82435

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#6 posted 1589 days ago

The handle on the knife is interesting too.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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