Welcome to the Atelier Paleo
Creation of prehistoric knives with silex or obsidian blades.
Manufacture of facsimiles of archaeological pieces: silex arrowheads, bifaces, axe blades, or any other prehistoric tools.
Animation of children's and adults' workshops to initiate them to prehistory.
Training of trainees in prehistoric techniques such as flintknapping, friction fire, but also in the work of other materials such as deer antler, bone, vegetable wood...
Experimentation of prehistoric techniques is the core of our activity.
Hello to all of you,
Our creation of prehistoric pieces activity is put to sleep for some time. Paleo is still working on other areas like the entertainment one.
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Does it cut?
Does it cut? A question that often comes up... Here is our video report of cutting meat with a flint knife.
Visit of the Pont d'Arc cave
We went to visit the clan of the Pont d'Arc Cave. Seen from the outside, the cave site is beautifully camouflaged by the vegetation and topography of the site...
Family course: Fire - Part 1
Continuation of our Paleo course played by the whole Kepinski clan! Today I taught them the techniques of fire obtaining. My trainees are 7, 12, 15, and 40 years old. It's a very good age group, showing especially that everyone can make their own prehistoric fire.
Family course: Flintknapping - Part 1
Continuation of the prehistoric techniques course of the Kepinski clan. For this act, the whole clan followed in the traces of prehistoric man on the shores of the Haut Allier in order to learn how to make stone tools.
Brain tanning of the skin - Part 2: Working with brain on deer skin
Continuation of our article on brain tanning...
24th Nontron knife festivalAugust 20, 2019
We have been invited for the fourth consecutive time for the 24th edition of Nontron's knife festival.
The first three days were focused on knife, ornament and fire animations.
Yannick presented the flintknapping on the cutlery tray, while the rest of the tribe was in charge of the Atelier Paleo stand.
23rd Nontron knife festivalAugust 25, 2018
Report of our week at the 23rd Nontron Knife Festival: knife, jewelry and fire workshops as well as presentation of our new pieces.
A short history of this knifeFebruary 9, 2018
A brief history of the knife used during our report on cutting meat with a flint knife.
Does it cut?January 13, 2018
A question that often comes up...
We have equipped ourselves with a flint knife and a little boar to introduce you to the cutting power of our prehistoric blades.