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Woodharry

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About Woodharry

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    The Stainless Steel Rat

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Biography
    Happy go lucky, lol.
  • Location
    Saskatoon
  • Occupation
    I work, and do Chainmaille
  • The year you started making chainmail
    2004
  1. Woodharry

    Business Cards

    yea, you should contact TRL customer service.
  2. Woodharry

    Slippery Pliers

    This can kinda depend on how you hold the pliers in the first place, hold the pliers so that they are aimed at one another should help. You could also cut part of the jaws off so that you hold the ring closer to the pivot point of the pliers.
  3. Woodharry

    Help to Guess Ring Size

    16 1/4. would be my guess. as i think 16 1/4 is that tight
  4. Woodharry

    New to this and have a few questions.

    I would suggest getting a kit from TRL, they have a PDF that comes along with it. http://theringlord.com/cart/shopdisplayproducts.asp?id=90&cat=Chainmail+Armor+Kits you will also need some nice pliers I suggest KX-ArmorPlier http://theringlord.com/cart/shopdisplayproducts.asp?id=69&cat=Pliers enjoy
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    Welding advice

    Do Not Weld Galvanized Rings. Toxic fumes would be made, so just not a good thing to do. you could build a welder from a microwave, but you do need a timer in there for the weld on time. I would not do mig welding on chainmail. TRL does sell a resistance welder that does a good job, I have used it before. I believe they have videos on their youtube channel using said welder.
  6. Woodharry

    MailleTec Gloves (website issue)

    http://www.mailletec.com/content/nova-shield-gloves website worked fine for me. theres the link to the gloves.
  7. Woodharry

    Question about aluminum scales

    If you get the Non-anodized Brushed you should be good. I state the non-anodized because there is a anodized one and they are difficult to tell apart without using an Ohm meter
  8. It wipes off nicely, a little wd-40 will make it shine a little too.
  9. Woodharry

    Inlay Pattern Tutorials

    http://www.theringlord.org/forum/index.php?/topic/11295-inlays-for-dummies/ http://www.mailleartisans.org/board/viewtopic.php?t=17025 happy reading
  10. Woodharry

    Man of Steel

    18 3/16 AA 28710 rings photo by Bernice Daniels edited by Me
  11. Woodharry

    Glow in the Dark Scales Skull

    Small polycarbonate scales Black and Glow in the Dark 900 scales photo by Bernice Daniels edited by Me
  12. Woodharry

    Superman

    18 3/16 Square AA 1000 Rings photo by Bernice Daniels edited by Me
  13. Woodharry

    Old school batman

    18 3/16 AA 6440 rings photo by Bernice Daniels edited by Me
  14. Woodharry

    Batman

    18 3/16 square AA 2200 rings photo by Bernice Daniels edited by Me
  15. Woodharry

    Sorry I'm new but questions on welding/tumbling

    Yea theres a little art to it. Heres a picture of rings I was welding this week. they are 16 5/16 and I was going to superman strong rings, I was using setting d29 (little high, but needed for what was needed of the ring) and I was using 3 tap welds. once you start using a triple tap welds the you can melt away the closure of the ring if your timing is off. in this picture first ring was a one tap weld, the second rings was double tap and the third was triple. as you can see the ring superman strong with that weld setting and taps. also i was squeezing the ring after the 3rd weld, not a lot its just the ring pushes out around the closure a little so while its still red and hot i squeeze the closure. if you look at your picture rob you can see what i mean, that little metal that is sticking out all around the closure i just squeeze that all flat, just kinda close the pliers on it. I do this as those bits a sharp. (may not be explaining that right, let me know) and heres some pictures before and after tumbling using setting d29 and doing triple tap welding. the welds look ugly but are strong
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