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Keptick

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:22 pm   Subject: The making of titanium riveted mail
and this forum is somewhat dead Razz

Yeah, MAIL is more oft used as a Weave DB these days...
Plenty of usage on a daily basis, but very little forum activity.

You'd do future generations a favour ...
  Topic: The making of titanium riveted mail
Keptick

Replies: 13
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:44 pm   Subject: The making of titanium riveted mail
I will be moving the thread to the armourarchives forum since it seems like a more appropriate place for such a project, and this forum is somewhat dead Razz

I'll still check this thread out from tim ...
  Topic: The making of titanium riveted mail
Keptick

Replies: 13
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:05 pm   Subject: The making of titanium riveted mail
Some fine historical mail went as small as 3mm for special uses such as the mail drawers known as brayettes-de-mailles -- or maybe showing off. Very smooth texture like butcher-mail at that fineness, ...
  Topic: The making of titanium riveted mail
Keptick

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:19 pm   Subject: The making of titanium riveted mail
I can't buy the 1,3mm "too thick" idea either. I also don't think 1,00mm is too thin -- so long as your link ID is around 5mm, for the pretty good, not very dense AR of 5. In that ID, 1,3 ...
  Topic: The making of titanium riveted mail
Keptick

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:17 pm   Subject: The making of titanium riveted mail
I assume that you already know you have one ring backwards?
Yes, beginner mistake Razz


Overall the rings look serviceable and sturdy but rather rough compared to most historical pieces. Shaping ...
  Topic: The making of titanium riveted mail
Keptick

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:36 pm   Subject: The making of titanium riveted mail
How did you accomplish flattening the Ti wire without it splitting into two curving flat ribbons? That's the effect I get with some old MIG Ti wire I have.

I assume that you're talking about the t ...
  Topic: The making of titanium riveted mail
Keptick

Replies: 13
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:31 pm   Subject: The making of titanium riveted mail
This thread will document my attempts at making a wedge riveted titanium mail hauberk. The goal is to make something that looks as period as possible while being made out of titanium. The reason I cho ...
 
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