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  Topic: I am thrilled to find this site!
herrhenson

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 4:04 am   Subject: I am thrilled to find this site!
i agree with Zcon, you can find wires such as 14, 17, 18, and 20 guage copper, aluminum, and galv. steel wire at some hardware stores, i get alot of my wire from Tractor Supply Company, and Home Depo ...
  Topic: coin wrapping
herrhenson

Replies: 22
Views: 8756

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2011 1:32 pm   Subject: coin wrapping
ok, i just started a new ring size, this rings outter diameter is 3/16" so we'll see how it works!
  Topic: coin wrapping
herrhenson

Replies: 22
Views: 8756

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 3:04 am   Subject: coin wrapping
ok, if it is the same as alligator back that helps
  Topic: coin wrapping
herrhenson

Replies: 22
Views: 8756

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 3:02 am   Subject: coin wrapping
i like how that looks as well, i'll have to experiment and try to make a piece of maille like that
  Topic: coin wrapping
herrhenson

Replies: 22
Views: 8756

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 2:35 pm   Subject: coin wrapping
i have made HP 3 in 1 before, but not a peice longer than an inch though, because i didn't really like how it would lay as a bracelet. i still haven't quite learned all the terms yet lol, i'll have to ...
  Topic: coin wrapping
herrhenson

Replies: 22
Views: 8756

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 3:00 am   Subject: coin wrapping
ok, ill have to try both Alligator Back and Hp 3 in 1! and i have a stupid question. lol what is ID?
  Topic: coin wrapping
herrhenson

Replies: 22
Views: 8756

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:30 pm   Subject: coin wrapping
what size coin is good for wrapping in that measurement?
  Topic: coin wrapping
herrhenson

Replies: 22
Views: 8756

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:29 pm   Subject: coin wrapping
thanks! i currently don't have an official sized mandrel, i use a nail that happens to be about a quarter inch. for the others i use random bars as well. i'll have to see if i can find anything that i ...
  Topic: coin wrapping
herrhenson

Replies: 22
Views: 8756

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 3:21 am   Subject: coin wrapping
would anyone explian to me how you wrap a coin in chain maille? ive seen pictures but i could never figure out how to do it. thanks!
  Topic: What type of wire to use
herrhenson

Replies: 11
Views: 6225

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 3:16 am   Subject: What type of wire to use
if you don't care about it being made out of anything fancy id use Galvanised Steel
  Topic: Stainless questions, cutting, working etc...
herrhenson

Replies: 42
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 3:11 am   Subject: Stainless questions, cutting, working etc...
Stainless is harder to work with, if you don't mind cutting by hand you could always use the score, and break method, but that is still even a little more dificult then with the metals you use
  Topic: Where to start?
herrhenson

Replies: 7
Views: 4052

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 3:05 am   Subject: Where to start?
i myself started with the European 4 in 1. i tried 8 in 1 shortly after and messed it up, start with simpler weaves like 4 in 1 and after you get the hang of it start on slightly harder weaves such as ...
  Topic: ***Entries for Theme Contest 15 - GEEKDOM!***
herrhenson

Replies: 128
Views: 30099

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 7:22 pm   Subject: ***Entries for Theme Contest 15 - GEEKDOM!***
due to a recent random insane idea, i can defiatley say im in, i can't say im sane though
  Topic: ***Entries for Theme Contest 15 - GEEKDOM!***
herrhenson

Replies: 128
Views: 30099

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 2:35 am   Subject: ***Entries for Theme Contest 15 - GEEKDOM!***
maybe, its kind of hard to incorporate my hobbies into chain maille though
  Topic: Silver wire
herrhenson

Replies: 7
Views: 4909

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue May 24, 2011 1:44 am   Subject: Silver wire
ok, i'll have to check them out as well
 
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