Presentation on theme: "Stone Age wood working with stone, bone and antler tools"— Presentation transcript:
1 Stone Age wood working with stone, bone and antler tools. 18-21. 5 Stone Age wood working with stone, bone and antler tools in Kierikkikeskus, Yli-Ii, Finland-Kierikki Stone Age Center is renovating and building new Stone Age style houses. This experiment was planned to get information on how long does it take to prepare wood material with Stone Age tools for a timber framed Stone Age style house. The experiment took place between 18th and 21th of May 2012.-The experiment was designed and conducted by Kuttelo members Hanni Haapaniemi, Mikke Reinikainen, Jasse Tiilikkala, Matias Toivanen and Miika Vanhapiha. The tools used were made by Miika Vanhapiha. Pictures were taken by Jasse Tiilikkala and Hanni Haapaniemi.-Tools in use; Two sets of bone and stone chisels, two stone axes, three moose antler axes, small stone adze and reindeer antler for debarking.
7 Working with Stone Age tools Few estimated average results for different working phases with different sized timber (pine, pinus sylvestris) d=diameter, l=lengthd: 6-10cm, l: 8-10mfelling, cutting, and pruning: 4minutesdebarking: 16minutesd: 13-16cm, l: 13-14mfelling, cutting and pruning: 30minutesdebarking: 22minutesd: 19-24cm, l: 6mfelling, cutting and pruning: 1h25minutesdebarking: 1hconcave notching both ends of the log: 1h30minutes