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  Topic: Maille Frog Poll
MetaLinx

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PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 12:17 am   Subject: Maille Frog Poll
Article submitted. I included things I am not completely happy with and a few ways I might do it differently if I were to try again. Hope it's useful!

She loved it, btw. Score! Very Happy Cool

I gave ...
  Topic: Maille Frog Poll
MetaLinx

Replies: 21
Views: 3078

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Wed May 27, 2009 7:13 pm   Subject: Maille Frog Poll
I may post an article with the in-process pics I took. I documented the steps pretty thoroughly.
  Topic: Maille Frog Poll
MetaLinx

Replies: 21
Views: 3078

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Wed May 27, 2009 6:00 pm   Subject: Maille Frog Poll
thanks for the link (and the input)!
  Topic: Maille Frog Poll
MetaLinx

Replies: 21
Views: 3078

PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Wed May 27, 2009 5:26 pm   Subject: Maille Frog Poll
I assembled this frog for my wife on our upcoming anniversary (it's a tradition for me to acquire or make a frog in the material of the year as her gift -- it's a long story).

I'm looking for your ...
  Topic: Beginning a Business
MetaLinx

Replies: 10
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Nov 05, 2004 9:08 pm   Subject: Beginning a Business
I just went through all the rigmarole to make MetaLinx an official business. So I thought I might share a little of what I am in the process of learning along the way.

First, I had to file with th ...
  Topic: Stretch...
MetaLinx

Replies: 19
Views: 1505

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Nov 05, 2004 8:41 pm   Subject: Carpal Tunnel, here I come!
Gotta love the numbness and the tingling in three of five fingers on either hand. Just move the arms around a little till the circulation returns (and with it the sense of touch), and carry on!

Wh ...
  Topic: Tumbler question
MetaLinx

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Nov 05, 2004 8:28 pm   Subject: Tumbler question
just throwing some rice in the tumbler with my jewelry sounds easy -- just up my alley. Smile How long would you recommend tumbling the pieces for starters? I don't want to wear the gold off of the ...
  Topic: Tumbler question
MetaLinx

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Nov 05, 2004 3:43 pm   Subject: Tumbler question
I just received a 3 Lb rock tumbler for a birthday gift, and I'm wondering what tumbling media to use for polishing jewelry pieces made from precious metals (sterling silver, gold fill).

I have r ...
  Topic: etching aluminium
MetaLinx

Replies: 20
Views: 2398

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2004 2:40 am   Subject: Home AE Aluminum finish
The processes described in this thread sound basic and siimple enough. My question is this: How durable is the finish? Will it rub off after a short while or will it last indefinitely?

I am consi ...
  Topic: MIcro MAille
MetaLinx

Replies: 19
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2003 12:40 am   Subject: MIcro MAille
A definition I have heard is that Micromaille is anything with a ring diameter smaller than 1/8 of an inch. I do a lot of that. I use precision pliers (and sometimes tweezers) to knit it, and most o ...
  Topic: Good News and questions
MetaLinx

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Sep 29, 2003 12:12 am   Subject: Good News and questions
pictures will be posted as soon as the piece is done.

steelfirenpaint--
I made a rosette like my avatar out of 22 ga, 14K gold fill wire, and a couple out of sterling silver of the same size. It ...
  Topic: Good News and questions
MetaLinx

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2003 6:57 pm   Subject: Good News and questions
thanks. I may use copper or bronze for the background and bright aluminum for the inlay. I think that will look nice, and as the background color darkens, the silver will pop out all that much more. ...
  Topic: Good News and questions
MetaLinx

Replies: 8
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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2003 2:11 pm   Subject: Good News and questions
The good news is that I have made my first official money from Maille. I did a craft show yesterday and sold almost $100.00 worth of stuff. I also may have a shot a a kiosk in a huge mall nearby (t ...
  Topic: Hobby Snobbery
MetaLinx

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PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Sep 18, 2003 8:48 pm   Subject: Hobby Snobbery
For my part, I've never been ridiculed for mailleing. I've encountered several of the "Holy crap! that's cool!" responses, a few "You should sell that, man!", and one "We train horses for jousting... ...
  Topic: Addendum to the Addendum
MetaLinx

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PostForum: Articles Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2003 1:46 pm   Subject: Addendum to the Addendum
I am Roger the Mailler. I coil, cut, and weave maille.

Ni!

No!! Shhh!
 
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