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  Topic: square copper wire.
chainge_maker

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 6:09 am   Subject: square copper wire.
does know of a good supplier of copper wire?
thanks in advance
  Topic: your favorite mailler stretch?
chainge_maker

Replies: 19
Views: 2326

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Oct 10, 2011 4:27 pm   Subject: your favorite mailler stretch?
palms pressed against each other with fingers pointing up. rotate palms in opposite directions while keeping palms pressed together until fingers point to the ground. then rotate opposite directions u ...
  Topic: Need a bit of advice about joining metal pieces
chainge_maker

Replies: 14
Views: 1702

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:35 am   Subject: Need a bit of advice about joining metal pieces
drill holes and make brass wire tacks. hammer them in and mushroom the tops.
  Topic: brass patinas
chainge_maker

Replies: 3
Views: 973

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:29 am   Subject: brass patinas
does anyone know about bluing salts? i know that heat-less bluers exist but i think that molten salt sounds more fun and maybe less toxic than the heatless bluers.

also, what is a good way to give ...
  Topic: cp grade 1 ti wire bulk buy
chainge_maker

Replies: 4
Views: 3224

PostForum: Trading Room   Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 6:04 pm   Subject: cp grade 1 ti wire bulk buy
within the next couple of months i plan on buying a bunch of ti wire, mostly thicker gauges. this company even does square wire. anyway i don't have any of the specifics - pricing ect. I am waiting o ...
  Topic: I just realized..
chainge_maker

Replies: 15
Views: 3542

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2011 6:32 pm   Subject: I just realized..
I've had the idea of signing my pieces for a while now. Rather than a small tag- i was thinking the way of the chao. first, i need some scril to purchase a combination rolling mill then i'll make cust ...
  Topic: I just realized..
chainge_maker

Replies: 15
Views: 3542

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2011 3:05 am   Subject: I just realized..
Most of the maille that I create will be around longer than me.
  Topic: WANTED: Rolling mill
chainge_maker

Replies: 0
Views: 2662

PostForum: Trading Room   Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2011 4:35 pm   Subject: WANTED: Rolling mill
just checking to see if anyone has a rolling mill that they don't use and want some rings or dollars.
  Topic: spin
chainge_maker

Replies: 24
Views: 5391

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2011 5:49 pm   Subject: spin
it really is on how the ring is closed. an exercise to do is to close a ring as you normally would and then set it on a flat surface. if you can't see that well just give it a little poke to see if it ...
  Topic: variacs
chainge_maker

Replies: 15
Views: 2478

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2011 5:20 pm   Subject: variacs
I'd get a variable speed pedal for the job that you are talking about. I use a variac (brand name) for anodizing Ti which I know you like to work with.
fun fun. As far as good vs. bottom of the line ...
  Topic: Some resent projects!
chainge_maker

Replies: 9
Views: 3386

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 27, 2011 5:21 am   Subject: Some resent projects!
haven't seen you at the rock sale. are you going this week? i think that it might be the last one. and trust me- there is still plenty of good stuff
  Topic: Bulk wire in coils... what no spools?
chainge_maker

Replies: 17
Views: 2380

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jul 27, 2011 5:01 am   Subject: Bulk wire in coils... what no spools?
what i have done before is put three or so carabiners spaced out evenly on the coil and then let the roll unwind slowly. the coil/roll will eventually reach a neutral point where you can unwind it wit ...
  Topic: Signature rings - couple of questions
chainge_maker

Replies: 4
Views: 1387

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jul 27, 2011 4:47 am   Subject: Signature rings - couple of questions
Nickle Silver is closer to the temper of brass. Indian Jewelery Supply will make custom stamps.
  Topic: You want to use my transfer punches for WHAT?
chainge_maker

Replies: 5
Views: 1872

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2011 6:33 pm   Subject: You want to use my transfer punches for WHAT?
Don't you need some longer mandrels? Here is a secret- actually probably deserves its own post.
Go to MSCdirect.com (can't recomend this company enough), search drill stock, sort by price, and ta d ...
  Topic: So Resently Got Into ROCKS!!!
chainge_maker

Replies: 9
Views: 2974

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 5:18 pm   Subject: So Resently Got Into ROCKS!!!
haha cool man!
Ya, I think that I willl show up for the bbq. Hopefully there is still some stuff left after you went through it. I scored one really nice piece of fire agate (i'll post pics for you ...
 
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