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  Topic: hand pain
Valinors Angel

Replies: 10
Views: 1037

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2006 4:39 am   Subject: hand pain
yeah... you gotta work yourelf into it. Cut until your hand just staarts to hurt.. then stop for while. you have to build up calluses and muscle streangth before you can realy go for a long time. i ...
  Topic: Lacquering Copper?
Valinors Angel

Replies: 7
Views: 1830

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2006 3:18 am   Subject: Lacquering Copper?
the problem with coating anything is that eventually, through wear, the coating will rub off. there isn't a whole lot you can do about it really. You can use some spray lacquer, but you have to spra ...
  Topic: How fast can you weave Euro 4 -1?
Valinors Angel

Replies: 15
Views: 2176

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Aug 26, 2006 3:07 am   Subject: How fast can you weave Euro 4 -1?
yes I'm sure. But again this is simple 4-1 and I weave one ring at a time into blocks, building up on angular rows, I've done it the row by row method and it seems slower to me.

When I actually c ...
  Topic: My First Handflower, Suggestions?
Valinors Angel

Replies: 5
Views: 779

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 11:44 am   Subject: My First Handflower, Suggestions?
Bysantine Web?
  Topic: help with posting pictures please
Valinors Angel

Replies: 1
Views: 664

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 5:19 am   Subject: help with posting pictures please
I would like to post pictures of some of my things to the gallery but Every single picture i have is larger than the 100KB limit.. How can I make them smaller? I took them all wit my digital camera a ...
  Topic: How fast can you weave Euro 4 -1?
Valinors Angel

Replies: 15
Views: 2176

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 5:14 am   Subject: How fast can you weave Euro 4 -1?
I've been mailling for several years now and over time my speed has increased and i was just wondering how fast you guys are out there. Taking into account that the rings are already made, meaning cl ...
  Topic: Coil-Winding Tool?
Valinors Angel

Replies: 13
Views: 1524

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 2:53 pm   Subject: Coil-Winding Tool?
I wind all my coils with a drill and Steel rods.. you can get both at the hardware store.. the rods range in price from about $2 to $8.. depending on diameter. As for winding, I've seen a lot of peop ...
  Topic: ring poll
Valinors Angel

Replies: 33
Views: 3892

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2006 2:55 pm   Subject: ring poll
When you go through as many rings as I do, buying them is only an option for special projects. I mean, I can't afford to buy rings for a regular chain shirt, when you consider I buy the wire at 10 bu ...
  Topic: Where is the Grain to Face??
Valinors Angel

Replies: 6
Views: 788

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2006 9:27 pm   Subject: Where is the Grain to Face??
well....

I've found that the grain is only important if you WANT it to be. For instance.. if you are making a shirt out of say 16 gauge with 5/16 ID, you would want to hang it vertically so that ...
  Topic: Probably an un-answerable question but still...
Valinors Angel

Replies: 14
Views: 1863

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2006 1:53 pm   Subject: Probably an un-answerable question but still...
here is a simple way to figure out about how many rings you will need.

1st) Make a sample of the weave and ring size you are planing on making. This Sample should be as square as possible and co ...
  Topic: Ring Storage/How Many Rings?
Valinors Angel

Replies: 22
Views: 2834

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2006 2:53 am   Subject: Ring Storage/How Many Rings?
wow.. I must make waaaaaaay to many rings at once. LOL

I keep my rings for current projects in gallon buckets. Usually have it about half full. This actually does good because I can keep my plyer ...
  Topic: Ring Storage/How Many Rings?
Valinors Angel

Replies: 22
Views: 2834

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2006 2:52 am   Subject: Ring Storage/How Many Rings?
wow.. I must make waaaaaaay to many rings at once. LOL

I keep my rings for current projects in gallon buckets. Usually have it about half full. This actually does good because I can keep my plyer ...
  Topic: varnish
Valinors Angel

Replies: 13
Views: 1351

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2006 4:32 am   Subject: varnish
The only problem with that is Anything you spray on will eventually wear off.. and with chain mail it wears off faster with the rings moving aginst themselves. One thing I'd suggest is to offer a "Cl ...
  Topic: Dremel Saws
Valinors Angel

Replies: 13
Views: 998

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2006 4:25 am   Subject: Dremel Saws
How many is alot? LOL....

As of right now I cut ALL my rings by hand with Tin Snips. I can tell you that I've cut at least 500 000 rings so far and only had to buy new snips once. If you get a be ...
  Topic: help.. from all you who make handflowers!!
Valinors Angel

Replies: 4
Views: 875

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sat Jul 15, 2006 3:05 am   Subject: help.. from all you who make handflowers!!
lol....

And ya see, i do mine exact opposite...

I do the ring part first, since it has to fit perfectly... then I start my triangle off it and built out...

A good measure point to start is ...
 
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