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  Topic: maille shirt done
phoenixfire

Replies: 18
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PostForum: Gallery Discussion   Posted: Sun May 04, 2008 4:08 am   Subject: maille shirt done
My first shirt was a copy of the A2 shirt found in the Leeds royal armoury museum. When I wove in the sleeves, I did so link by link onto the shirt itself. I found the armpit seam here... http://home ...
  Topic: Arador Library
phoenixfire

Replies: 2
Views: 1379

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2007 9:18 pm   Subject: Arador Library
well...I hope they end up replacing the articles and such that Arador had. So far I am not impressed, but who knows what the future will hold eh? Oh yeah...thanks for updating me with what's going o ...
  Topic: Arador Library
phoenixfire

Replies: 2
Views: 1379

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2007 3:51 pm   Subject: Arador Library
What the duce happened with the Arador Armour Library?! I navigated to that page and found some BS living history library that don't even come CLOSE to having the same amount of information, patterns, ...
  Topic: What tools did you get when you were just starting ?
phoenixfire

Replies: 33
Views: 3436

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2007 3:48 pm   Subject: What tools did you get when you were just starting ?
I started out with a 1/4" piece of steel dowel rod, two pair of needle nose pliers and some scrap wire off of my neighbors hay bails. I cut all my links with a hacksaw while the coil was on a sc ...
  Topic: Are knipex Cobolts well worth the money?
phoenixfire

Replies: 22
Views: 3274

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Aug 03, 2007 9:55 pm   Subject: Are knipex Cobolts well worth the money?
actualy...if you go to chadstoolbox.com...you can get the same thing as TRL but for WAY bettter price. I got mine from there and got them cheaper with shipping over TRL's price WITHOUT shipping. ... ...
  Topic: Japanese weaves
phoenixfire

Replies: 9
Views: 1770

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2007 5:18 am   Subject: Japanese weaves
Acutaly...yes those are historicaly correct specs. They are the specs I have found during my research on this classification of armour. here is where I found them: http://www.sengokudaimyo.com/katch ...
  Topic: Japanese weaves
phoenixfire

Replies: 9
Views: 1770

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2007 7:20 pm   Subject: Japanese weaves
Actualy...the size limitation is this: the wire should be no larger then .0508" and ID should be no bigger then 1/4" that is for the flat links. For the cross links, the wire should be no l ...
  Topic: pre16'th century Japanese maille trilogy
phoenixfire

Replies: 6
Views: 5292

PostForum: Articles Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2007 3:15 am   Subject: pre16'th century Japanese maille trilogy
Ok....this is getting a little rediculous. How long has it been now? a month at least? I hate to say it...but with out the figures...there aint much use in those articles so what's the point of havin ...
  Topic: *Fixed* ChainSearch *Fixed*
phoenixfire

Replies: 10
Views: 1806

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri May 11, 2007 9:58 pm   Subject: *Fixed* ChainSearch *Fixed*
*cheers and claps* good show, good show. Glad to see you were able to figure out the hangups that kept u from the success of your project.
  Topic: 3-d pattern maille dress
phoenixfire

Replies: 1
Views: 928

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu May 10, 2007 4:01 am   Subject: 3-d pattern maille dress
I saw a pic of a plastic E4-1 dress that was produced by a 3-d pattern machine, and now I can't find it! This is getting frusterating. ....help? ....please? ....anyone?
  Topic: *Fixed* ChainSearch *Fixed*
phoenixfire

Replies: 10
Views: 1806

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Sun May 06, 2007 12:45 am   Subject: *Fixed* ChainSearch *Fixed*
Yeah...i'm gettin the same "forbiden" msg. still aint fixed m8....
  Topic: pre16'th century Japanese maille trilogy
phoenixfire

Replies: 6
Views: 5292

PostForum: Articles Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2007 9:44 pm   Subject: pre16'th century Japanese maille trilogy
U r too cool! May the one that has anything evil to say about u be infested in the nether regions by the fleas of a thousand camels....and may their arms be bound so as not to relive their torment.
  Topic: pre16'th century Japanese maille trilogy
phoenixfire

Replies: 6
Views: 5292

PostForum: Articles Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2007 4:59 am   Subject: pre16'th century Japanese maille trilogy
cool...thnx, hopefully he'll respond this time...hahaha
  Topic: pre16'th century Japanese maille trilogy
phoenixfire

Replies: 6
Views: 5292

PostForum: Articles Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2007 5:07 pm   Subject: pre16'th century Japanese maille trilogy
Why is it that the problem of the missing figures has not been solved yet? I been lookin at them now for a couple weeks and i aint seen them yet. ....realy agrivatin....
  Topic: help with rivited maille
phoenixfire

Replies: 11
Views: 1105

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2006 1:49 am   Subject: help with rivited maille
First of all....thanks to Konstantine and MaxumX for your patience and helpfull advice. I've been able to successfully flatten and rivit my links with little to no failures after about a half hour of ...
 
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