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  Topic: Metal Chemistry
Jazzer

Replies: 21
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2011 6:00 am   Subject: Metal Chemistry
I agree that coloring steel is not appropriate for any project that requires any kind of strength. However, fully annealed steel is still pretty strong, relatively speaking, and serves for most decor ...
  Topic: Mail Weathering Methods
Jazzer

Replies: 9
Views: 1756

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 6:19 am   Subject: Mail Weathering Methods
If using galvanized steel, you can quickly build up a layer of dark gray zinc carbonate by following the procedure I uploaded into the articles section. For aluminum, bleach is a great, cheap way to ...
  Topic: Metal Chemistry
Jazzer

Replies: 21
Views: 2654

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2011 3:37 am   Subject: Metal Chemistry
@Daemon. I have never used electricity to color stainless steel, so I will take your word for it that you can't do it. However, you do color stainless steel by buildup of an oxide layer, it just is ...
  Topic: problems in aa
Jazzer

Replies: 5
Views: 1227

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2011 6:28 am   Subject: problems in aa
It certainly is possible that the metal is being over-anodized, where too much metal is being replaced by brittle aluminum oxide. A supplier could boast to have a higher quality dye (because the colo ...
  Topic: Metal Chemistry
Jazzer

Replies: 21
Views: 2654

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2011 6:17 am   Subject: Metal Chemistry
Hello everyone,


Some of the older members may remember me; I was a very active member four years ago or so. I still work my craft occasionally, mostly with small projects, but my schoolwork is c ...
  Topic: coolest chainmail ever...
Jazzer

Replies: 5
Views: 2026

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 10:07 pm   Subject: coolest chainmail ever...
ARG its hanging the wrong way!! not to mention it looks like it would fall apart if you dropped it
  Topic: Soldered Mail?
Jazzer

Replies: 12
Views: 3207

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Nov 07, 2009 5:48 pm   Subject: Soldered Mail?
Soldering rings does not give a big enough increase in strength of the ring to be worth the effort. The only time soldering is useful is in jewelry applications to help hold weak rings together, but ...
  Topic: Felco Cutters
Jazzer

Replies: 30
Views: 4104

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Nov 07, 2009 5:40 pm   Subject: Felco Cutters
anyone who remembers me will know I am an unrelenting Knipex KoBolt fanatic. I spent $50 on a pair years ago, have cut thousands and thousands of rings with them (mostly 16, 18, and 20 gauge stainles ...
  Topic: Scientific chainmaille
Jazzer

Replies: 15
Views: 2719

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Oct 24, 2009 2:53 am   Subject: Scientific chainmaille
with sculpture in mind, you could always make various chemistry equipment, a long time ago I made a chainmaille Erlenmeyer flask for my high school chemistry teacher, it took a LONG time though and a ...
  Topic: desperately need help with finishing my first shirt...
Jazzer

Replies: 15
Views: 2658

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2009 1:02 am   Subject: desperately need help with finishing my first shirt...
wow, i don't believe someone found this thread!! this shirt has been done for a LONG time haha
  Topic: Blender... HELP...
Jazzer

Replies: 5
Views: 1524

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Aug 09, 2009 3:18 pm   Subject: Blender... HELP...
Rendering chainmaille using CGI software is notoriously difficult...I tried it once and failed miserably. I know there was people in this forum who had basic Blender knowledge, but that was about a y ...
  Topic: Help with Male Jewelry
Jazzer

Replies: 13
Views: 2041

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Aug 09, 2009 3:14 pm   Subject: Help with Male Jewelry
Wow your eBay page is impressive! I agree with Kodiak, it definitely has that "pop" that makes you want to look through it. Very well-taken pictures as well.
  Topic: Rivetting mail ?
Jazzer

Replies: 3
Views: 999

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Aug 09, 2009 3:09 pm   Subject: Rivetting mail ?
Well spoken Konstantin. Also, if you do not feel like making your own riveting tools or do not possess the materials to make them, I believe TRL sells custom-made tools, but they charge a hefty price ...
  Topic: It's good to be back!
Jazzer

Replies: 10
Views: 1263

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Aug 09, 2009 3:00 pm   Subject: It's good to be back!
Vintage does sound much more flattering, but I'm not worried about being called old as I'm only 19 anyway, haha.
  Topic: It's good to be back!
Jazzer

Replies: 10
Views: 1263

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Aug 07, 2009 12:10 am   Subject: It's good to be back!
I was a regular on the boards for several years, but some personal problems caused me to drop away from chainmailling for a while. I'm glad to say that I'm back now, hopefully for good this time! I' ...
 
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