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  Topic: How large do you make your dice bags?
Tedronai

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:41 pm   Subject: How large do you make your dice bags?
The following is based solely on my own opinions, ymmv, as may that of your customer base:

Assuming those '20 assorted dice' are mostly made up of the industry standard '16mm' dice, that sounds to ...
  Topic: What weave is this?
Tedronai

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PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:16 am   Subject: What weave is this?
Looks like [url=http://www.mailleartisans.org/weaves/weavedisplay.php?key=819]Alligator Back to me


Correction: NVM, just noticed a pile of extra rings in there
possibly some alligator-back-like ...
  Topic: Maille skirt?
Tedronai

Replies: 5
Views: 1006

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue May 02, 2017 11:34 pm   Subject: Maille skirt?
Remember that this AR is a balancing act, as higher values will also allow (relatively) larger objects to pass through the sheet, or similarly sized objects to pass through with less hindrance.
  Topic: Cutters for 20g stainless?
Tedronai

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:57 pm   Subject: Cutters for 20g stainless?
Be mindful that selecting a tool that cuts your wire too readily will do you no favours when attempting score&break

In addition, a quality sidecutter can be used not just to score the ring, but ...
  Topic: Forums Warning Messages and Errors
Tedronai

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PostForum: M.A.I.L. Help   Posted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:00 pm   Subject: Forums Warning Messages and Errors
yeah, the weirdness does seem to have resolved itself
  Topic: Forums Warning Messages and Errors
Tedronai

Replies: 4
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PostForum: M.A.I.L. Help   Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:29 pm   Subject: Forums Warning Messages and Errors
I'm seeing several warning messages at the top of (so far all) MAIL forums (but not on any other sections of the site I have visited, including a few just to test this point) pages today.

I'm hesit ...
  Topic: Knipex Cobolt disappointment
Tedronai

Replies: 17
Views: 2190

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 6:36 pm   Subject: Knipex Cobolt disappointment
Sounds like your wire is fairly soft
No, it's TRL's regular stainless 1/4 hard, 125 ksi.

TRL's regular stainless is strong, and relatively hard, but it is not particularly brittle, which is the me ...
  Topic: Knipex Cobolt disappointment
Tedronai

Replies: 17
Views: 2190

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:28 pm   Subject: Knipex Cobolt disappointment
Even for >< cuts I see significant room for improvement through technique.

For instance, if you look at the cuts of the ring prominently visible second from the bottom-left corner, I note two ...
  Topic: Byzantine chain by other names?
Tedronai

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:56 pm   Subject: Byzantine chain by other names?
If you look at the
Clearly, that's a reference to the doubled connector rings between the box chain units. Or just someone's attempt to make their work sell. Definitely one of those two. Probably ...
  Topic: Byzantine chain by other names?
Tedronai

Replies: 5
Views: 1710

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:30 am   Subject: Byzantine chain by other names?
There is no definitive Naming Authority for weaves, only social conventions and (usually, hopefully) mutual respect between artists.

When dealing with potential customers, use the names that get yo ...
  Topic: Hello from UK
Tedronai

Replies: 6
Views: 1121

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:19 am   Subject: Hello from UK
http://www.cadceptual.co.uk/images/uploaded/guides/awg-swg-tables-download-original.pdf
  Topic: Making steel wire by hand (no machines/modern tech)
Tedronai

Replies: 22
Views: 4533

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 5:18 am   Subject: Making steel wire by hand (no machines/modern tech)
I would think the simplest method would be:
Ingot forged into rod, then repeatedly pulled through a draw plate until it reaches the desired gauge.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wire_drawing
  Topic: Request- Different time periods and styles of rings
Tedronai

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PostForum: Articles Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:23 pm   Subject: Request- Different time periods and styles of rings
So far as I am aware, for most of the maille-wearing world, across most of maille-wearing history, the weave we refer to as 'European 4-in-1' has been overwhelmingly dominant with only minor variation ...
  Topic: Hello!
Tedronai

Replies: 3
Views: 1380

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Dec 10, 2016 7:26 pm   Subject: Hello!
Wire size and ring diameter combine together to determine Aspect Ratio, which determines whether a weave will be 'close knitted' or not.

For instance, using 1mm wire, a 'close knitted' byzantine mi ...
  Topic: Chainmaille Tie Bar
Tedronai

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Nov 01, 2016 6:14 pm   Subject: Chainmaille Tie Bar
If you truly want to make a tie bar, I would search on barrettes, as I think that you'll need to affix the maille to a rigid backing on the clasp in much the same way as a barrette.

That, or use a ...
 
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