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  Topic: ***Entries for Theme Contest 18 - Sculpture***

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PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 12:42 pm   Subject: ***Entries for Theme Contest 18 - Sculpture***
You're nuts. Absolutely bonkers.

  Topic: ***Brainstorming for the Theme of Contest #18***

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PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2012 5:26 pm   Subject: ***Brainstorming for the Theme of Contest #18***
Macromaille. ID greater than or equal to 2".
  Topic: ***Brainstorming ideas for Theme Contest 17***

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PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2011 4:16 pm   Subject: ***Brainstorming ideas for Theme Contest 17***
MacroMaille. Maille with an ID of larger than 2 inches/5.08 cm.
  Topic: Top Secret Feature

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PostForum: Chat   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2011 2:25 pm   Subject: Top Secret Feature
I think I found it. Kewlbeans!
  Topic: ***ENTER Theme Contest 14 - Armor***

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PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 9:03 pm   Subject: ***ENTER Theme Contest 14 - Armor***
Well, if one looks at any fantasy game, you'll find that female armor usually doesn't protect all that much. I can think of a few where feminine armor isn't much more than a steel bikini.

The won ...
  Topic: Brainstorming for Theme Contest 14

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PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:06 pm   Subject: Brainstorming for Theme Contest 14
Religious symbols in maille.
  Topic: Brainstorming for Theme Contest 14

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PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 3:02 pm   Subject: Brainstorming for Theme Contest 14
Headgear. Could be functional armor, or decorative headdresses.
  Topic: The Ultimate Chainmailler Laziness

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:47 pm   Subject: The Ultimate Chainmailler Laziness
Why bother pre-closing your rings? I just leave them all open from cutting, and go from there.

True, there are people who insist that pre-closing your rings will result in "speedweaving" ...
  Topic: First work ever (not mine actually)

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PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 8:19 pm   Subject: First work ever (not mine actually)
There are times when I look at a photo of maille and take a couple seconds out of my day to marvel at people's beautiful creations. This is one of those times.
  Topic: Sleep Mailing

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PostForum: Chat   Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2011 8:39 pm   Subject: Sleep Mailing
So I'm dead asleep this summer, and my roommate was quietly surfing the net. Out of nowhere, I sat bolt upright and yelled, "NO, CHAINMAIL IS NOT BULLETPROOF!" before falling back to sleep. ...
  Topic: Minus one bottle of rum.

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PostForum: Chat   Posted: Thu Dec 16, 2010 9:29 am   Subject: Minus one bottle of rum.
Hey all.

I'm hopefully going to be working at a cub scout camp this summer, and the general theme is "pirates". Now, I already have a pretty sweet costume worked out (maille baldric and ...
  Topic: Pattern for hauberk

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Nov 29, 2010 9:18 pm   Subject: Pattern for hauberk
Hey, don't worry about it. We all proceed at our own pace, and a hauberk is no small project.

Hauberks, since they are so large, give you a wide range of approaches, and construction techniques ar ...
  Topic: Totally Bad-Ass

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PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 24, 2010 1:10 am   Subject: Totally Bad-Ass
When I see items like this put my skills with rings and pliers to shame.

  Topic: ***Entries for Theme Contest #13 - Inlays

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PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 20, 2010 5:48 am   Subject: ***Entries for Theme Contest #13 - Inlays
Hey DL: are those rings, or brightly colored pebbles? They're TINY! I look forward to seeing them put to use.
  Topic: Tumbling medium

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Nov 10, 2010 6:23 am   Subject: Tumbling medium
Excellent tips all.

Today I threw a handful of 0.064" 5/16 ID mild in the tumbler and let them get acquainted for several hours. No other media, just the rings.

The result: beautiful, dar ...
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