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Old 10-12-2017, 11:26 PM
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Originally Posted by gorn5150 View Post
When I was young you could still find obsidian on Mt. Diablo. Some of the pieces had been chipped and were so sharp it was scary. We were always very cautious when we found some. I would love to have a hunk of it now and try to knap it.
Bingo. Also as a kid we would find obsidian on MD. I tried when I was 8-9 to make an arrowhead, chipping away like the illustrations in a library book.
Man I cut my hand bad. This stuff was like a scalpel.
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