This wood working tool was used to shape objects such as bowls, masks, and carvings. If the prehistoric people had good hard rocks around, shell would not have been their first choice – but they did great things with what was available. Shell tools are used on the...
Prehistoric people had lots of things to build – like houses and walls around the village. They used this wood working tool to cut lengths of logs and cut down small trees. This tool is amazing – it cuts wood better than you could ever imagine – try it and find out!...
Used for cutting down trees. Celts were a technological improvement over the old style grooved axe. Small-$190.00 Medium-$235.00 Large-$290.00
Shells were plentiful for prehistoric people living along the coast. They ate the snails that lived in the shells and then made tools, like this celt, from the shell. It was a great tool for cutting down small trees and cutting wood pieces to length. $180.00
Shell Chisel and Mallet
Prehistoric people hit the top of the chisel with a mallet to carve out wood. It was ideal to cut intricate designs into wood. Small-$195.00 Medium-$225 Large-$300.00 Limited quantity - while supply lasts!
Occasionally, chert axes were made when igneous rocks, the preferred axe material, or marine shell was not available.$180.00
Adzes were used to shape wood into bowls, tool handles, stakes and large woodcarvings. They came in many sizes depending on the size of the job. Small-$200.00 Medium-$235.00 Large-$280.00
Grooved Stone Axe
The first stone axes had a groove all around the stone. The handle wrapped completely around the groove. Later, people in the eastern United States changed the style to a partial groove on the top and sides, but full grooved axes continued to be used in much of the...
Shark Tooth Knife
The long handle gives leverage and control. The prehistoric woodworker held the tool firmly with both hands to scrape, dig and carve wooden objects. Some well-preserved wooden boards were found with striations in them that matched those of shark teeth. The shark tooth...