Flintknapping with Karl Lee

Have you ever wanted to know how early man and prehistoric people made their survival tools? Have you ever wanted to learn about flintknapping? Take part in a flintknapping workshop/course or see a demonstration? Then you are in the right place.

Karl Lee, Flintknapper

Karl Lee, Flintknapper

I’m Karl Lee, a master flintknapper and experiential archaeologist with over 20 years experience of teaching the manufacture and use of stone (“lithic”), bone and wooden tools.

Special Offer for Schools and Museums for 2018

I have an online shop where you can buy my British hand made replicas. These include flint, antler, bone and wood tools all crafted using prehistoric techniques. Please feel free to get in touch with any comments or questions using the form on my contact page, as any feedback is much appreciated.

“Karl’s knowledgeable, but easy style of presentation encouraged lots of participation. … I would have no hesitation in recommending Karl warmly to deliver workshops to other groups.”

With kind permission from John Piprani, of the University of Manchester: ‘a first edit of five days production with experimental archaeologist Karl Lee. Materially it resulted in a series of ‘blade points’, and characteristic debitage for each of four (heuristic) stages that comprise the production process.’


  • Yet another 'sound strategy'. Just awful! ,
  • Spring and summer session 10% off if you book workshops and demonstrations at your museum or university by the end of April. For more information please visit or call 07964318436,
  • Genomes of five late Neandertals provide insights into Neandertal population history ,
  • The penny projectile point ;-) Working on 25 Solutrean points, and fancied a break. Took 11 minutes and is the smallest one I have made. ,
  • The penny projectile point ;-) Bifacially flaked on a nice piece from Norfolk. Working on an order for 25 Solutrean points for an artist, and fancied a break. Took 11 minutes and is the smallest one I have ever made.,