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  1. ahhh CGmaille.com is down! anybody knows where to get phongs tuts??? would love to get them i forgot a lot of stuff

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    2. calyx

      calyx

      Yep, archive.org seems to have all the images as well. I love the internet archive!

    3. madd-vyking

      madd-vyking

      This is good news...somehow, no matter how long I do this, I still seem to find myself referring back to his sight for getting certain weaves started, if I haven't done them in awhile. Great reference page!

    4. Eduardo Barron
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    CGMaille update - no more new tutorials

    Phong, I thank you with much respect for creating and sustaining the site. It was a great help for me to get started. It wasn't the first site i found to learn weaves from, but it was the first site wich made me understand ALL the weaves you put on there. So i find it sad to hear you won't be putting up any new tuts. Still Thanks a lot for the source of knowledge you brought to us all! Nef.
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    Other Hobbies/Interests

    Beside's doing maille, I love to do some rock climbing. And being into archery lately. Also i like to do some stuff on my car (more necessity than hobby but still fun). Did some scuba, did some mountainbiking. But it seems that i always return to chainmail...
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    Making a Ti chainmaille vest

    Or he pays me to do the whole project, so you don't have the pain in the ass (or rather hands) and i would have a project to eat my heart out!
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    Making a Ti chainmaille vest

    ahh im so jealous!! this is an awesome project!
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    Making a Ti chainmaille vest

    I would love to take on any of such a project! Just make sure u are able to handle ti, cus its very very very hard to bend it and get a good closure... now multiply that by 50k rings... you will get sore hands, so i hope ur uncle pays for the rings and get you a new car or something because if i would make and sell a ti shirt it will not be sold for less than $10,000 Nef.
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    DS on the bias to DS straight?

    If you want to make DS straight you can just continue at a certain width of rings for example if you want it to be 5 rings wide you make the start from one ring and add a layer until you reach five and stop adding a ring to each row! Voila and you have a straight strip of rings! You can also make a 1-1 string of 5 big rings connected with small rings then you place some closed big rings on top of the small rings and "lock" them in place with some big rings on top of the loose rings. They go through the small rings of the first 1-1 string! And just continue layer by layer! Nef.
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    Making a tie

    ok thanks for the replies all, i made up my mind and will go with Movak's way, its fast and simple... and when i'm gonna make a version 2.0 of the tie its gonna be dragonscale. I just don't have the time nor the rings for the weave to do it... But they both look great so i think my result will be good too! Just a question Movak: Did you join the tie-strip to the knot-strip itself from behind? Or did you attach the strip to the knot strip from the back and let the front part hang loose? If you understand my crooked line of thought...
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    Making a tie

    Hi all, i've got a new project. I want to make a maille tie to wear on a suit. I've got a gathering next month and i would like to wear it then. But i'm trying to find some pictures i thought i've seen here a few years back. Because i want to know if it's possible to make a tie-able one.. and what ring sizes are used.. I have other ties so i can just use one as a template but i don't want it to be too open... and also not having a project of tens of thouzands of rings... zo im looking at 1.2 mm x 4.2 mm rings... If some of you still have old pictures or stats... pls post em Thanks, Nef.
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    AA Steering Wheel

    Wow... That gets hot
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    Chainmaille Tiny Dragonscale

    Stats!!! i wanna do that too! awesomeness all over!
  12. EC really sucks... Customer came back today with a bracelet of wich the color was totally worn off...

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    2. Daemon_Lotos

      Daemon_Lotos

      Yeah, I've taken the colour off AA in about a year of constant wear... EC is fairly indestructable though, provided it'd not exposed to chemicals.

    3. Daemon_Lotos

      Daemon_Lotos

      Yeah, I've taken the colour off AA in about a year of constant wear... EC is fairly indestructable though, provided it'd not exposed to chemicals.

    4. Nefesh

      Nefesh

      the special blend of chlorine used in the swimmingpool she works at is the main cause... atleast thats what we think....

  13. would JPL in 22564 be do-able? i wanna make a necklace for a friend...

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    Shipper Wanted - TRL is Hiring

    Dang how i would love to do that, my current salary being the same... i will get a lot more, a lot faster. Only downside... Im on the other side of the big ocean
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    persian Sheet 6 question

    I have looked on CGmaille.com but Phong doesn't have any tut on that one... maybe you could ask him in person some assistance through a PM. that's one person i know he could know how to and explain it properly! Nef.
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    Rings.jpg

    It looks like this is EC, but that ain't strong enough either... i tried... How bout gold fill or sterling or anodized ti?
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    Darn him!

    Hmm that's quite nice... That means you get your check for doing other work than you are paid for.. And for working weekends you are free on an other day of the week... (same here) and like peach said... if you are able to sell the things you create at work then you could supply yourself with some extra cash... Nef.
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    Darn him!

    I would really like to know what kind of job you have and were i can get one myself:P At my current job i am not allowed to do anything else except my job although there aren't many customers these days... (i work at an outdoorshop) Nef.
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    Darn him!

    Indeed THE FREAKING HORROR... Next time drop a few ounces on my desk and i won't complain Have fun with it! And show us the results Nef.
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    Attention Metalheads, this jacket OWNS you! (PICS!)

    Aren't you worried about that red enamelled copper comming off??? it tends to be a little brittle... (that rhymes ) Nef.
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    Japanese Ring

    That's beautiful! what are the sizes of the rings? Nef.
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    Robin Hood

    You ought to think that it would be the other way round?... they spend a lot of money on films... and then they do this stuff... just spend a bit more... and ask me to make that stuff... makes me a happy camper too... Nef. Ps. I know its not the new one you talking bout but still...
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    Use of the term chain mail

    Hmm I pronounce the word maille as "may-ya" like the french do... But i'm really close to them being dutch and all... Now i've been thinking about it... And i think we pronounce it like "mah-ye" like: Mah - when you are calling your mother and ye like "Love YA"... And the french dictionary translates Maille as: - stitch (knitting) - little coin of 1/2 a penning (british history) examples: French English Dutch Cotte de mailles - Chainmail armor - Maliënkolder Avoir maille à partir - picking a fight, making a statement - een appeltje te schillen hebben, ruzie maken I also used the dutch translations to make it clear to people who speak dutch (Duhh) So... i think the correct way to pronounce it is may-ya or mah-ye. And don't say chainmail anymore because it lets people think we are spammers... Nef.
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    New MacAfee commercial

    You really were the last man lying there, weren't you? Kinda cool that you are in a commercial... although its macafee THE worst program out there... Did you get paid? Nef.
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    Kilt Accessorys

    (off topic) whahaha its strange to see an american post a picture with dutch numberplates on it... Nef.
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