How to Make an Arrowhead from a Glass Bottle

May 13, 2018 at 12:36 pm

Make a beautiful but deadly arrowhead from the bottom of a glass bottle… it’s easier to learn on than flint!

If you’re interested in learning the art of arrowhead making, primitive skills teacher Billy Berger recommends starting with glass, rather than flint.

“If you want to learn flintknapping but don’t have the right type of stone, don’t despair,” Berger says. “Glass is plentiful, free, and it flakes much easier than flint.”

Learning the basics of arrow-making on glass makes it easier to transfer those skills to flint, he says.