Knapping Artwork by Richard 'Yukon Dick' Kocan
Paleo Art - Harpoons, Fishhooks, Metates, etc.
August 2020 Update from Dick Kocan
Newest Art from Yukon Dick - 11/08/16
The Australian 'Abo' Series
Following a trip to the Australia Outback in 2015, Yukon Dick created some replicas of some of the Aboriginal tools he saw!
Newest Art from Yukon Dick - 1/21/16
Obsidian Knive - 9" overall length
Birch bark sheath, Doug fir handle, cedar root lashing and pinion pine pitch adhesive.
10 foot salmon spear
Black spruce main shaft, maple fork, deer bone barbs, cedar bark and cedar root wrapping, pitch/charcoal glue, clear pitch waterproofing.
Ulu and Harpoon Points
Texas Flint Blade - Bark Handle
Matched Wolf Jaw Knives
Matched Bear Jaw Knives
Various Media Points Knives
Bent wood (Yew) cod hooks with cedar root lashing. Cordage is Elephant Foot leave Genus/species - Beaucarnea recurvata
Trolling hooks: salt cedar shank, cedar root lashing. Barb (top) deer bone, (bottom) shark fin spine glued with pine pitch. Cordage is Elephant Foot leave
Native Fish Traps
Yukon Dick, along with Jerry '9-Fingers' Calvert, keeping busy while wintering in Arizona!
©2010 J Keffer