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  Topic: Spiral Chain
BlueLizard

Replies: 8
Views: 1242

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2006 9:32 pm   Subject: Spiral Chain
According to The Ring Lord site, 1 oz. of 22ga sterling silver should be about 27.5 feet.
http://theringlord.com/cart/shopdisplayproducts.asp?id=124&cat=Silver+Wire
  Topic: Spiral Chain
BlueLizard

Replies: 8
Views: 1242

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2006 3:37 pm   Subject: Spiral Chain
Jens Pind Linkage is also a spiral that won't unlock. http://www.mailleartisans.org/articles/articledisplay.cgi?key=9008
  Topic: Can't find a metal dowel!
BlueLizard

Replies: 40
Views: 3420

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2006 3:25 pm   Subject: Can't find a metal dowel!
Try asking for round bar stock and see if the lights come on. That's what I did, and they knew exactly what I was talking about.
  Topic: wallet chain weave suggestions
BlueLizard

Replies: 12
Views: 1565

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2006 3:43 am   Subject: wallet chain weave suggestions
Half Persian 4 in 1 also makes for a nice looking chain.
  Topic: varnish
BlueLizard

Replies: 13
Views: 1340

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2006 1:28 am   Subject: varnish
I just looked this up in the Complete Metalsmith by Tim McCreight and he also suggests lacquer. It says that clear nail polish thinned down is a reasonable substitue, and that with heavy wear, it can ...
  Topic: varnish
BlueLizard

Replies: 13
Views: 1340

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2006 1:12 am   Subject: varnish
Like I said, try it on a test piece to be sure, I'm not sure if the varnish will flake off over time. Lacquer may also work, but you must consult with greater minds than mine alone to be sure Razz
Of ...
  Topic: Can anyone identify this weave?
BlueLizard

Replies: 36
Views: 5242

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2006 9:18 pm   Subject: Can anyone identify this weave?
Got it, I'm not sure where I picked that up. Must be the old mind going Laughing
  Topic: Can anyone identify this weave?
BlueLizard

Replies: 36
Views: 5242

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2006 9:10 pm   Subject: Can anyone identify this weave?
Tesserex, I have been a long time lurker so you are well known. Wink I did see the Japanese elements here, however I was under the impression that Japanese weaves used two different ring sizes. ...
  Topic: Can anyone identify this weave?
BlueLizard

Replies: 36
Views: 5242

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2006 3:06 pm   Subject: Can anyone identify this weave?
It was so simple, I would be suprised if it doesn't already exist.
It does have some byzantine influence, but mostly it's 2 in 2 chains
  Topic: varnish
BlueLizard

Replies: 13
Views: 1340

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2006 2:54 pm   Subject: varnish
I am not an expert, but I do recall reading somewhere that varnish will indeed stop copper from tarnishing. Try a test piece to be sure, and use several light coats instead of one thick coat.
  Topic: Can anyone identify this weave?
BlueLizard

Replies: 36
Views: 5242

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2006 1:03 pm   Subject: Can anyone identify this weave?
Sorry about the pic. Here it is again with labels added.

http://www.freewebs.com/bluelizardjewelry/img007.JPG[/img]
  Topic: Can anyone identify this weave?
BlueLizard

Replies: 36
Views: 5242

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2006 5:12 am   Subject: Can anyone identify this weave?
Hello all, I have been a long time lurker, who has decided to come out of the shadows so to speak. While working with some spare rings, I made this pattern, and need to know if it has already been sub ...
  Topic: Avatar testing
BlueLizard

Replies: 30
Views: 16365

PostForum: M.A.I.L. Help   Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2006 5:05 am   Subject: Avatar testing
add my test too
 
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