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  Topic: wire?!
AmadeusMaxwell

Replies: 7
Views: 1838

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 28, 2007 3:28 pm   Subject: wire?!
Yes! Fence wire is usually another name for galvanized steel, or "galvy". That's the prefered beginning material to use since it's strong, cheap, and doesn't rust.

Needlenose Pliers Happy maillin ...
  Topic: *Tip* When wanting to open masses of rings
AmadeusMaxwell

Replies: 13
Views: 2135

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 7:04 pm   Subject: *Tip* When wanting to open masses of rings
Hmmm, that's an interesting thought. I'll have to give that a go. Needlenose Pliers
  Topic: Runescapes dragon chainmaille armour ( not mine obviously)
AmadeusMaxwell

Replies: 9
Views: 2509

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2007 3:06 pm   Subject: Runescapes dragon chainmaille armour ( not mine obviously)
Wow that shirt is t3h awesome.

A bit off topic: I especially like your sapphire wrap on DA; what weave is being used to wrap it?
  Topic: Newbie Questions
AmadeusMaxwell

Replies: 4
Views: 1327

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 7:15 pm   Subject: Newbie Questions
There are a few things to take into consideration when trying to weave faster. What kind of pliers is the mailler using, and what are the sizes? What kind of metal is being used? What gauge/I.D. are t ...
  Topic: Dragonscale
AmadeusMaxwell

Replies: 8
Views: 1914

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2007 4:52 am   Subject: Dragonscale
Wow, that's beautiful. Rather than reading your post first my eyes jumped straight to the picture. At first I thought the purple tint was an ambient light in the background. Then I read the stats...ve ...
  Topic: Theme Contest: Alpha Project Quilt Patch
AmadeusMaxwell

Replies: 83
Views: 17472

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2007 4:47 am   Subject: Theme Contest: Alpha Project Quilt Patch
Heh, okay. I kind of doubt I'll get any useable ideas, but in some wierd off-chance that someone does give me an idea that makes me say "Brilliant! Why didn't I think of that?" I wanted to m ...
  Topic: Theme Contest: Alpha Project Quilt Patch
AmadeusMaxwell

Replies: 83
Views: 17472

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2007 4:18 am   Subject: Theme Contest: Alpha Project Quilt Patch
*sigh* I like cake.*Nod*nod* I like cake too. I've always wanted to make a maille covering for a cake pan and give it to my friend's mom whom I refer to as my own mother as she bakes us cakes all the ...
  Topic: finally
AmadeusMaxwell

Replies: 13
Views: 2154

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 1:42 pm   Subject: finally
Have you made any coils yet?

I just noticed that the opposite side of the crank doesn't have a hole for the rod to go through. I was wondering if you have to push in while coiling to keep the rod i ...
  Topic: Cuff Mod (Images)
AmadeusMaxwell

Replies: 7
Views: 4940

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 1:31 pm   Subject: Cuff Mod (Images)
*nod*nod*

Looks good. Coif Smiley
  Topic: Bigger Pilers for stronger metal?
AmadeusMaxwell

Replies: 5
Views: 1445

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 1:24 pm   Subject: Bigger Pilers for stronger metal?
Yup, the longer your pliers, the more leverage you get making it much easier to bend rings. Also I'd like to add that the padding on the pliers make a huge difference as well. I have a pair of pliers ...
  Topic: Theme Contest: Alpha Project Quilt Patch
AmadeusMaxwell

Replies: 83
Views: 17472

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 1:11 pm   Subject: Theme Contest: Alpha Project Quilt Patch
I'm gonna do my best to make sure I submit for both the contest and project.

*Scurries away to scheme*
  Topic: finally
AmadeusMaxwell

Replies: 13
Views: 2154

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2007 12:49 am   Subject: finally
Sweeeet. How long did it take you to make?
  Topic: Some stainless and rubber
AmadeusMaxwell

Replies: 5
Views: 2318

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 1:58 pm   Subject: Some stainless and rubber
Surprised

Wow, I was expecting that a single ring could only stretch to about 1.5 it's size before warping/breaking; so I figured a maille piece would stratch just barely.

In a weave though, with that ...
  Topic: I'm a newbie
AmadeusMaxwell

Replies: 11
Views: 3760

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 1:48 pm   Subject: I'm a newbie
I first found MAIL when I was doing research for ideas to make money. Steel wire is easy and cheap to come by, so with minimum material and tools you can get started and sale pieces for far more than ...
  Topic: Some stainless and rubber
AmadeusMaxwell

Replies: 5
Views: 2318

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2007 1:02 pm   Subject: Some stainless and rubber
Cooooool.

I've been wondering, just how much do rubber/neoprene rings stretch? Any approximations?
 
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