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  Topic: Cutting Galvy
Ironband

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:46 pm   Subject: Cutting Galvy
The big suppliers don't offer saw cut galvy because the demand is not there to support the product line and the overall market would rather have a different material.

Well, I do...and will continu ...
  Topic: Fake maille?
Ironband

Replies: 4
Views: 1207

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 3:05 pm   Subject: Fake maille?
King Arthur was the only character whose chain mail armour was authentic. The "armour" worn by his various knights was silver-painted wool, which absorbed moisture in the cold and wet condit ...
  Topic: Lubrication for Power Cutting
Ironband

Replies: 12
Views: 2816

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Oct 20, 2013 7:22 am   Subject: Lubrication for Power Cutting
Hey Pfieffer,

Did you solve your diagonal cut issues? I'm finding that in my revised set up I'm having some similar issues. In my case, it looks like the blade may be dulling on one side faster t ...
  Topic: Help with ring cutting
Ironband

Replies: 2
Views: 1015

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2013 9:25 pm   Subject: Help with ring cutting
Hi Newbie

What are you using for lubricant? I would say if you are getting chips taken out of the material at the cut then you might have a dull-ish blade or insufficient lubricant.

As for th ...
  Topic: SOLD: 0.010" saw blades and arbors
Ironband

Replies: 0
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PostForum: Trading Room   Posted: Sun Sep 22, 2013 6:03 am   Subject: SOLD: 0.010" saw blades and arbors
I recently did a retrofit on my saw to upgrade the motor, and it now uses a different blade size...so I have these blades I can no longer use.

There are 10 Thurston #322 blades - 0.375" hole ...
  Topic: A humble request for close-ups of cut rings.
Ironband

Replies: 6
Views: 1707

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2013 3:02 pm   Subject: A humble request for close-ups of cut rings.
http://www.chainmaildude.com/ringcomp.html

Feel free to use any of these, with photo credit, of course
  Topic: Lubrication for Power Cutting
Ironband

Replies: 12
Views: 2816

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:32 pm   Subject: Lubrication for Power Cutting
Thanks for the report, Pfeiffer!

I find that my saw also occassionally cuts a bit more on the diagonal. Usually it isn't that big a deal since as long as the faces are parallel, the ring closes ok ...
  Topic: Lubrication for Power Cutting
Ironband

Replies: 12
Views: 2816

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 2:21 pm   Subject: Lubrication for Power Cutting
Looking forward to your full report Very Happy
  Topic: Lubrication for Power Cutting
Ironband

Replies: 12
Views: 2816

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:03 am   Subject: Lubrication for Power Cutting
Oh, and if you do go with the TOM, make sure you have secondary containment because at some point the seals will fail, and when that happens you just might find yourself cleaning up lubricant from you ...
  Topic: Lubrication for Power Cutting
Ironband

Replies: 12
Views: 2816

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2013 10:35 pm   Subject: Lubrication for Power Cutting
That looks pretty slick - I might try that for the new saw I'm building. It's nice because it looks like you can really direct the stream...

In the meantime, though, I've found that coupling a TOM ...
  Topic: FOR SALE - Custom sized Anodized Aluminum - Black
Ironband

Replies: 0
Views: 3138

PostForum: Trading Room   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2013 5:04 pm   Subject: FOR SALE - Custom sized Anodized Aluminum - Black
Hi all,

We're piloting a new program whereby we will sell relatively small quantities of custom sized anodized aluminum. Basically, you select your desired wire size and mandrel size, we wind it u ...
  Topic: Question on teaching chainmaille to adults
Ironband

Replies: 17
Views: 2616

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 5:48 pm   Subject: Question on teaching chainmaille to adults
In a four hour class you should definitely be able to get them to Euro 4-1. I do 1.5 hour seminar at varoius conventions and I am able to get 99% of my students through a patch of 4-1, and that inclu ...
  Topic: Need help. Looking for supplier
Ironband

Replies: 6
Views: 1565

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat May 11, 2013 7:44 pm   Subject: Need help. Looking for supplier
Full Disclosure - Calling out my own site:

West Coast Chainmail - we're pretty competitive price-wise, have good quality, and sell in units of 100 rings. See my sig for the web site.

You may al ...
  Topic: Want to make a dress for my wife.
Ironband

Replies: 11
Views: 3127

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu May 02, 2013 4:07 pm   Subject: Want to make a dress for my wife.
Lorenzo's company sells the mesh - click the link in his sig!
  Topic: Working with stainless, need help
Ironband

Replies: 19
Views: 2970

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu May 02, 2013 4:01 pm   Subject: Re: temper
Wire comes in dead soft, half-hard and hard temper basically. The dead soft is not usable for chainmaille as it doesn't have the strength to stay closed. The hard is so hard you can't close it witho ...
 
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