M Hofferber Books



Making Native American Hunting, Fighting, and Survival Tools
The Complete Guide to Making and Using Traditional Tools

by Monte Burch 
 
A valuable reference for these ancient arts, Making Native American Hunting, Fighting, and Survival Tools takes you through the steps of the basic flint-knapping of arrowheads and scrapers to the most complex decorating and finishing techniques of painting and fletching. Also included are chapters on materials, tools, and the workplace.
Along with information on the history of each implement, the construction directions also cover:
  • digging tools 
  • axes 
  • knives  
  • hide scrapers 
  • spear points 
  • shields  
  • baskets and packs 
  • chisels 
  • harpoons  
  • hooks and line 
  • fish traps 
  • fish nets  
  • spear throwers
  • slings
  • blow guns  
  • bolas 
  • rabbit sticks 
  • game clubs  
  • trap and snare decoys 
  • calls 
  • spears  
  • darts 
  • bows 
  • arrows  
  • tomahawks  
  • clubs 
  • daggers 
  • lances 

Richly illustrated with photographs and line illustrations, Making Native American Hunting, Fighting, and Survival Tools is perfect for the historian, student, survivalist, or Native American enthusiast.
Making Native American Hunting, Fighting, and Survival Tools
Making Native American Hunting, Fighting, and Survival Tools
The Complete Guide to Making and Using Traditional Tools
by Monte Burch
The Lyons Press, 2007.
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