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  Topic: Username
Chainmalien

Replies: 22
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PostForum: Chat   Posted: Sat Sep 07, 2013 6:48 pm   Subject: Username
I was discussing what you would call a person who makes chainmaille. Would it just be chainmailler? It got silly enough that I suggested Chainmalien, which fits perfect with the name I decided to go w ...
  Topic: Why I Hate Aluminum Wire
Chainmalien

Replies: 14
Views: 5614

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:48 pm   Subject: Why I Hate Aluminum Wire
My wife has been wearing an Inverted 4 in 1 bracelet made with 5356 constantly for about a year and a half now, and has yet to have any rings come open in the slightest. The AR is lower in hers, but t ...
  Topic: Wire Supplier
Chainmalien

Replies: 16
Views: 2073

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Dec 27, 2012 7:28 pm   Subject: Wire Supplier
I've tried to buy aluminum wire from aaluminum.com, but the person that responded to emails was rather prickly. I couldn't get an answer to if they serviced small orders, and their website is less tha ...
  Topic: Closing a Rubber Ring?
Chainmalien

Replies: 20
Views: 2794

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 5:02 pm   Subject: Closing a Rubber Ring?
One does not simply make maille out of EPDM rings.

Unless of course you are talking about [url=http://www.mailleartisans.org/articles/articledisplay.php?oldkey=2529]Foxtail.
  Topic: Good weave for a purse strap?
Chainmalien

Replies: 5
Views: 1338

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2012 4:28 pm   Subject: Good weave for a purse strap?
[Weave=Interwoven 4 in 1] would make a really nice strap, and it lays fairly flat. An AR of around 4.2 looks really nice.
  Topic: Persian Dragonscale Trouble.
Chainmalien

Replies: 14
Views: 2226

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 1:07 pm   Subject: Persian Dragonscale Trouble.
Using a chart to convert it from one system to another won't always work. If you don't know what system the wire gauge was labeled in, it could be either 1.22 or 1.02. See [article=SWG - AWG - Metric] ...
  Topic: Cascade-3 Sheet (Mountain Pools)
Chainmalien

Replies: 12
Views: 1892

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2012 9:35 pm   Subject: Cascade-3 Sheet (Mountain Pools)
Cascade is missing rings on the bottom layer in the center. If the weave continued like that, it would 'cascade' down, instead of being filled in completely.
  Topic: Persian Dragonscale
Chainmalien

Replies: 9
Views: 3281

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2012 3:02 pm   Subject: Persian Dragonscale
CGMaille.com has a CG version of it. [url=http://cgmaille.com/tutorials/persiandscale.shtml]Persian Dragonscale. It includes both methods of starting the weave.
  Topic: SOLD: Saw-Cut 18g 3/16 ID Stainless and/or 14g 5/16 ID
Chainmalien

Replies: 4
Views: 2707

PostForum: Trading Room   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 1:58 pm   Subject: SOLD: Saw-Cut 18g 3/16 ID Stainless and/or 14g 5/16 ID
PM sent.
  Topic: An introduction
Chainmalien

Replies: 2
Views: 2418

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Mar 27, 2012 6:10 pm   Subject: An introduction
I can chime in with what I know...

Stainless will require a more beefy cutting setup. Something like a Ringinator with a powered saw is your best bet. Otherwise, you will probably want to buy rings ...
  Topic: Wrapped a cab!
Chainmalien

Replies: 9
Views: 3362

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:11 pm   Subject: Wrapped a cab!
Check out [weave=Alligator Back], I believe it's the same weave used for some cab wrapping.
  Topic: Yule Tide Maille
Chainmalien

Replies: 6
Views: 2362

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 4:43 pm   Subject: Yule Tide Maille
I gave out dodecahedron ornaments to family, as well as a couple pairs of earrings.
  Topic: Gripe with DHL
Chainmalien

Replies: 19
Views: 5581

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 3:04 pm   Subject: Gripe with DHL
However, I don't think ANYONE could be as bad as UPS.

Not even [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKUDTPbDhnA]FedEx?
  Topic: Sword Sheath
Chainmalien

Replies: 10
Views: 3654

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 3:22 pm   Subject: Sword Sheath
Thank you Very Happy
  Topic: Help identifying a maille weave
Chainmalien

Replies: 31
Views: 15159

PostForum: Wire Arts   Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2011 1:00 pm   Subject: Help identifying a maille weave
It looks more like a continuous wire instead of separate links. Sort of like a figure 8, but crosses over at both the top and bottom, so a 3 loop figure 8.
 
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