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  Topic: Question about AR
AdrianHills

Replies: 23
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2011 8:52 am   Subject: Question about AR
Those are split rings so alot of the ring will have two layers of wire.

I've never worked with split rings personally but i'd imagine the usual AR rules wouldn't apply.
  Topic: 45 degree dragonscale
AdrianHills

Replies: 4
Views: 1542

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2011 7:51 pm   Subject: 45 degree dragonscale
Its a tighter seam if you make the outer row a row of the smaller rings rather than larger ones.

Then its E4-1 joining sam as in that tutorial.

See my pics in this thread:
http://www.maillearti ...
  Topic: Armband
AdrianHills

Replies: 4
Views: 1947

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:16 pm   Subject: Armband
Well I haven't worn it myself for more than a few minutes and haven't heard any comments from the customer so can't say for sure.

However I don't think it would become uncomfortable.

Its suppose ...
  Topic: Armband
AdrianHills

Replies: 4
Views: 1947

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:26 am   Subject: Armband
Hi all.

Pictures of the armband discussed in this thread:
http://www.mailleartisans.org/board/viewtopic.php?t=16790

http://i655.photobucket.com/albums/uu271/AdrianHills/AB1.jpg

http://i655.p ...
  Topic: ZiLi's Elastic Trick - Perfect for armbands
AdrianHills

Replies: 13
Views: 1933

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2011 9:43 pm   Subject: ZiLi's Elastic Trick - Perfect for armbands
I made the armband about an inch longer than the needed length so it could slide on and off easily but still wanted the weave to look 'open' when compressed back onto the arm. I wanted the AnNi to sh ...
  Topic: ZiLi's Elastic Trick - Perfect for armbands
AdrianHills

Replies: 13
Views: 1933

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 11:40 am   Subject: ZiLi's Elastic Trick - Perfect for armbands
Hey folks.

I recently had an enquiry about doing a silver and AnNi armband to sit up at bicep height. I showed her a dragonscale bracelet with tubeclasp and she said perfect.

Initially I though ...
  Topic: How to make a scale mail shirt for a girl
AdrianHills

Replies: 5
Views: 6693

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:22 am   Subject: How to make a scale mail shirt for a girl
Try here:

https://sites.google.com/site/thehappybarbarianhordelands/scale-tutorial

from TRL thread:

http://www.theringlord.org/forum/index.php?/topic/9598-scale-tutorial/page__hl__%2Bscale+%2 ...
  Topic: split rings +/-
AdrianHills

Replies: 22
Views: 3037

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:11 am   Subject: split rings +/-
How far around does a split ring go?
Extra quater turn? A third?
  Topic: split rings +/-
AdrianHills

Replies: 22
Views: 3037

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2011 12:13 pm   Subject: split rings +/-
Never used them due to the difficulty of making them yourself.
Probably enough of a turn off to never use them.

At least it'll take some convincing.
  Topic: What's your biggest ring count?
AdrianHills

Replies: 5
Views: 959

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2011 10:21 am   Subject: What's your biggest ring count?
Dragon Inlay is my biggest completed project at 80,060 rings.

I'm working on a dragonscale hauberk in 0.9mm wire which will be several 100,000 when finished (probably 2/3s finished) but I suffered ...
  Topic: Self feeding saw?
AdrianHills

Replies: 36
Views: 8258

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2011 8:26 am   Subject: Self feeding saw?
second set of rollers?
rotated 90deg, positioned in front, not driven with weaker spring mechanism both top and bottom.

would add a bit more friction however which would worsen the grip issue.
  Topic: Anodising at home - aluminium (and titanium/niobium)
AdrianHills

Replies: 7
Views: 2746

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:55 pm   Subject: Anodising at home - aluminium (and titanium/niobium)
I tried coil anodising titanium and niobium rather than individual rings on a hook and was pleased to get a consistent colour.

Only problem is that you can get brighter more vivid colours if you tu ...
  Topic: Shipping costs TRL ( to germany )
AdrianHills

Replies: 10
Views: 2165

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 7:51 am   Subject: Shipping costs TRL ( to germany )
Yeah Aussie dollar at the moment is awesome.

I recently got a big order (36pounds) from TRL as I had the customer paying the shipping.

They wanted a shirt absolutely ASAP so bought rings it was. ...
  Topic: Dragonscale join
AdrianHills

Replies: 14
Views: 4319

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Fri May 06, 2011 7:42 am   Subject: Dragonscale join
Yep thats the way i did it but with the extra row.

I reckon you need it looser to get the second row in like I did.

Just so we're all clear though the second row would go on like this:
http://i ...
  Topic: Dragonscale join
AdrianHills

Replies: 14
Views: 4319

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Wed May 04, 2011 9:01 am   Subject: Dragonscale join
Oh yeah and the 45 seam is just connecting the small rings E4-1 style - dead simple.

Its also done here:
http://www.mailleartisans.org/articles/articledisplay.cgi?key=14346
but they connected the ...
 
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