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Spear Thrower Follow Up

A quick follow-up on yesterday’s post in the wee hours of the morning.

Based on a question that came in yesterday it seems appropriate to show the thrower in use.  151 more words

Primitive Technology

More Paleolithic Technology in the Shop

I recently finished another Paleolithic inspired spear thrower (a.k.a. atlatl).  This came about due to some throwing over the past year that re-energized my feelings about this technology and it’s sporting aspects.  254 more words

Craftsmanship

Spear Throwing Time

I recently got around to repairing my partner’s atlatl for an upcoming throw at the Landmark.  It’s been in use for seven years now and suffered some dings as well as losing it’s wooden hook.  255 more words

Primitive Technology

Atlatls Gone Wild

For the past twenty or more years the technology of the spear-thrower has become more and more well-known as a sport.  Popularly called an atlatl… 124 more words

Primitive Technology