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  Topic: Stellite maille, think its possible?
Serpentine

Replies: 28
Views: 3948

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Dec 10, 2004 7:55 am   Subject: Stellite maille, think its possible?
a different approach - making maille using conventional methods (mandrel, pliers and cutting the wire) is fighting all the properties of Stellite (such as springyness, toughness etc.) instead, it woul ...
  Topic: What are the best sellers?
Serpentine

Replies: 46
Views: 7059

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Dec 10, 2004 7:36 am   Subject: What are the best sellers?
As the other say, bracelets are good. they're cheaper than necklaces, but still look stylish.

Although there was one time when a lady commissioned me to make her a matching necklace/bracelet set, s ...
  Topic: ANY IDEAS for a science fair project
Serpentine

Replies: 9
Views: 1398

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2004 10:57 am   Subject: ANY IDEAS for a science fair project
for a science experiment, I tested the colour-changing properties of steel and copper when heated with a butane torch.

they both produced a wide spectrum of many colours, and it was an easy experim ...
  Topic: How often do you wear garb or maille in the mundane world
Serpentine

Replies: 54
Views: 19964

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2004 10:28 am   Subject: How often do you wear garb or maille in the mundane world
I never wear my boots without my doubled-up hp4-1 steel anklet ^_^
that, I wear on weekdays... although that's the only piece that I regularly wear.
no hauberks or shirts or fancy stuff yet
  Topic: how much for a haubergeon
Serpentine

Replies: 10
Views: 1199

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat May 29, 2004 9:53 am   Subject: how much for a haubergeon
I second that:
Before you've got a clear sheet, do NOT pick it up. Just work on the edges by lifting the bare minimum of links so the centre of gravity doesn't shift and lose your spot.

It's a goo ...
  Topic: Anything goes problems
Serpentine

Replies: 10
Views: 811

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2004 11:35 am   Subject: Anything goes problems
anyone want that email?? its pretty funny?? lol

<whistles> j0, over here :: silverserpentine@hotmail.com ~_^

Thanks.
  Topic: Mail as Armor
Serpentine

Replies: 26
Views: 2011

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Jan 07, 2004 5:14 am   Subject: Sort of.
Maille isn't without its armour value, but perhaps some do think that it's stronger than it is. Then again, most maillers here aren't likley to field-test their own armour(other than in SCA etc. contr ...
  Topic: cool pic
Serpentine

Replies: 15
Views: 1869

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2003 8:48 am   Subject: cool pic
haha, sounds like a good idea. Now I just have to get all my pieces together with a camera.
Big ones at the bottom... jewellery on the top...

Looking forward to seeing everyone else's pics ^_^
  Topic: Jens Pind
Serpentine

Replies: 17
Views: 4031

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 28, 2003 9:44 am   Subject: Jens Pind
http://www.mailleartisans.org/gallery/pics/12614criterion-jens-pind.gif

It isn't an article or tutorial, but it does show the weave clearer than the pic in the Weaves section. Perhaps you'll be abl ...
  Topic: paint.
Serpentine

Replies: 12
Views: 1062

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Dec 24, 2003 10:26 am   Subject: paint.
Woudl this not be more suited to the Knitting Circle???

Spraying the already-made maille would stick the links together somewhat, a much better way of getting coloured maille would be to spray the ...
  Topic: Chat Room/OT room is open!
Serpentine

Replies: 6
Views: 1061

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2003 11:24 am   Subject: Chat Room/OT room is open!
Lets try to keep it off-topic only. Nothing maille-related.

Yeah, fair enough but it works the other way too.
It'd be great if we could keep maille stuff here, chatter stuff there.
As in, no chat ...
  Topic: Jewelers saw
Serpentine

Replies: 4
Views: 1094

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2003 11:17 am   Subject: Jewelers saw
So you don't know anything about them, but you want one badly?

For $1000, you can give me your address and I'll send you a "jewellers saw". mwahahahha... No.


MMM, seriously now they're a good ...
  Topic: Moving 'Anything Goes'?
Serpentine

Replies: 15
Views: 12055

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2003 11:10 am   Subject: Moving 'Anything Goes'?
Oooh, new forum.... mind if I look around for a bit?

As for moving Anything Goes:

I'd say yes, because its original purpose was to be a free-chat thread - much like the purpose of this free-chat ...
  Topic: Jeweler's Saw Question
Serpentine

Replies: 10
Views: 1420

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2003 9:49 am   Subject: Jeweler's Saw Question
Woah, are we talking about the hand-held jewellers saws or the rotating-disc dremels?


Hand held jewellers saw:


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  Topic: Jeweler's Saw Question
Serpentine

Replies: 10
Views: 1420

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2003 6:45 am   Subject: Jeweler's Saw Question
While cutting, don't twist the blade at all. It will catch and snap.

Put it under as much tension as it can handle before you start using it, or it's more prone to twist, get caught and snap.

Re ...
 
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