West Texas Knappers

   The fifth annual knappin, artifact show and rock sale attracted more than 100 guests in two days at the Community Center in Roaring Springs on January 27-28, 2017.

   The flint-knapping gathering brought new and old knappers, curious on-lookers and learners, anxious to see this ancient art being taught and practiced – flake by flake…

Read the rest of this feature, by Carol Campbell, in this week’s Caprock Courier!

Group, learning from the best

Knappers inside the Community Center gave hands on learning and instruction to interested onlookers. Other knappers worked outside in front of the Center. Stone for sale from quarries all over the US was a big draw for rock hounds and hobbyists.

 

Melinda Jameson and Smiths

Melinda Jameson shows off her art portfolio to Ed D and Betty Smith. For sale was cedar planks decorated with roadrunners and bison; and hand-carved walking sticks and canes.

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