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  Topic: Chainmail Machine
_christoff_

Replies: 34
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2007 11:44 pm   Subject: Chainmail Machine
Pff. I had the "stapler" idea a couple of years ago, but couldn't figure out how to make it work. It is immensely amusing to me that somebody is actually using (and has been for some time) a ...
  Topic: New Years Resolutions!
_christoff_

Replies: 26
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Jan 04, 2007 6:10 am   Subject: New Years Resolutions!
cheers, tesserex, to a gf & a higher gpa. & to vanquish this particularly deadly, steep, & narrow switchback trail in a nearby park on my new mtn bike!(unfortunately i dont think maille ca ...
  Topic: Happy Christmahanukwanzaka!
_christoff_

Replies: 6
Views: 1347

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2006 9:58 pm   Subject: Happy Christmahanukwanzaka!
hope your all having happy holidays! i sure am- ordering split rings w/ my TRL gift certificate as i weave my last supply to some brilliant new mailing music. anyone else know Thriving Ivory? They're ...
  Topic: 20ga 5/32 stainless
_christoff_

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Dec 16, 2006 1:48 am   Subject: 20ga 5/32 stainless
sorry i've got nothing new, but wanted to say i LOVE HP4-1 with those rings! its my favorite necklace, and i'm hoping to remake it in silver after Christmas!
  Topic: necklace
_christoff_

Replies: 12
Views: 2482

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2006 9:32 pm   Subject: necklace
Surprised that's a nice 1. i'll have to try it soon. the pic looks between 6 & 6.5 AR, but i'm no expert.
i've already made my necklace(HP4-1 20g 5/32") and its exactly what i wanted; the point wh ...
  Topic: maille + ripped jeans
_christoff_

Replies: 4
Views: 874

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2006 9:19 pm   Subject: maille + ripped jeans
i bike A LOT & it seems with every pair of pants i forget my anklet thing at least once so the loose bottom of the right pant leg gets torn up. never thought of mailing it back together, but maybe ...
  Topic: weakening reeeaaally strong stainless?
_christoff_

Replies: 7
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2006 1:32 am   Subject: weakening reeeaaally strong stainless?
i'm glad you mentioned that Tesserex, b/c "ill-informed tempering" would b an understatement. but even better, i should just get a drill bit lik Matt mentioned, b/c i forgot about the whole ...
  Topic: weakening reeeaaally strong stainless?
_christoff_

Replies: 7
Views: 3106

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 3:59 am   Subject: weakening reeeaaally strong stainless?
thanks & dont worry bout the handle i've got it worked out.
  Topic: weakening reeeaaally strong stainless?
_christoff_

Replies: 7
Views: 3106

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 3:36 am   Subject: weakening reeeaaally strong stainless?
hey all. This isn't neccessarily for chainmaille, but it could be useful to maillers & i'm sure this is the best place to ask.
How can i drastically weaken stainless steel? I seem to remember s ...
  Topic: necklace
_christoff_

Replies: 12
Views: 2482

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2006 3:48 am   Subject: necklace
alex-
yea, the minimum would be so blissfully easy, but it would also be easy for my parents to send me to public school, & to go to a community college on my way to a very dull future. ppl say ...
  Topic: necklace
_christoff_

Replies: 12
Views: 2482

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Oct 30, 2006 12:31 am   Subject: necklace
yea, FP would be amazing, but i've got some 20g 5/32" that i've been making rings with, so i'm going to use them, making HP4-1.

yea it can look like curb chain, & i wouldn't do it in 1/8&q ...
  Topic: necklace
_christoff_

Replies: 12
Views: 2482

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Oct 29, 2006 6:25 am   Subject: necklace
hey everyone. i havn't made maille for a while(school's killing me), but the next thing i want to make is a necklace, with really small Ti or SS rings.
but the question is... to be or not to be? and ...
  Topic: making holes in pennies [is making me angry!]
_christoff_

Replies: 11
Views: 1943

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Oct 29, 2006 5:06 am   Subject: making holes in pennies [is making me angry!]
hmmm sounds like too much work for me. but i don't use pennies in maille, i've just made a few necklaces with penny pendents(of the recipient's birthyear). & for that i use my trusty swiss army kn ...
  Topic: finger rings
_christoff_

Replies: 21
Views: 2942

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2006 4:22 pm   Subject: finger rings
i use 20g 5/32" in HP4-1. makes brilliant rings in either stainless or silver.
  Topic: wedding gifts...oh no, i should have done this weeks ago!
_christoff_

Replies: 9
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Aug 23, 2006 7:01 am   Subject: wedding gifts...oh no, i should have done this weeks ago!
a small-ring silver necklace would be spectacular.
butterfly's good... byzantine would be nicer(i don't mean to sound critical, this is just what i'd do).
i agree w/ dazed&confused about the AA: don ...
 
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