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Skinning a Rabbit Using Flint Tools including Flint Knapping & Bushcraft Skills

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This is my first attempt at skinning a Rabbit using flint, I thought I would share my experience with you and show you how I like to skin Rabbits. This video includes general Bushcraft Skills and a short peice of Flint Knapping that I recorded at BushcraftUK Bushmoot, thanks to John & Will Lord for doing the Flint Knapping course there.





Comments (3)
3 Thursday, 11 March 2010 19:54
Mark Atkinson
Hi Ashley
Yes flint a plenty in Lincolnshire, never tried napping but have mucked about breaking bits and just experimenting cutting with shards, will let you know when I have ago.
2 Sunday, 28 February 2010 23:09
Ashley Cawley
Thanks Mark, I have tried since and it went well also. Im confident a lot smaller flint-tool could be used than shown in this video, that would be more convenient for you to carry. Hope you give it a go sometime, have you got access to flint?
1 Sunday, 28 February 2010 18:23
Mark Atkinson
Ashley that was great! Thanks for shareing your expirence of the first use of flint, its made me want to have ago, i skin a number of rabbits a year from gun or mainly my hawk or ferres, so I am going to have ago with flint, amazing how easy it made the first cuts both into pelt and then the skin, have you had ago since? I am thinking playing around with size of flint will be great also it would be great to try and make an axe to do the foot and head removal. thanks again. Mark

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