M.A.I.L. (Maille Artisans International League) is an international community of artisans and volunteers dedicated to the advancement of the chainmaille artform. We aim to encourage the sharing and spreading of information, archiving as many techniques and weaves as possible.
A somewhat simple lampshade, made from 17 ga 7/16" galvanized steel links. This is about 14" from top to bottom, and uses commercial large welded ring to keep shape at the top and bottom. And I used a...
Copper spider, made from several gauges and ring sizes. mostly copper. Uses variations of the Japanese 4 in 1 "cube" weave and Japanese 6 in 1 and 5 in 1. The legs are four 16ga 1/16"ID copper springs...
ALL 304 stainless steel. Some of the seat links are brazed, the others are welded washers or 14ga butted maille. The sides are 3-1 oriental from 7/32id links. The seat is strong enough that i can ligh...
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