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Eye of the bone needle

Aussie123

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This is part 3 of the needle saga. The story so far:
I split the bone, then realised I needed a way to make a hole for the thread, so I built a flint drill bit

http://bushcraftoz.com/forums/showthread.php?9586-Making-a-bone-needle

http://bushcraftoz.com/forums/showthread.php?9592-Flint-drill-bit

Starting to drill:
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In progress:
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And Drill:
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Making progress:
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Snapped the flint. I'll need to re-haft a new chip:
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Finally a break through. I drilled from both sides and met up in the middle:
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Ready for the next stage ...
 
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