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EGiR, Gift Exchange

My skills include: Electronics, woodwork, textiles, visual design.
Here's a link to my featured Instructable: https://www.instructables.com/id/sundial-compass-spirit-level-All-in-one-time-pi/
What I'd like to make for someone: Something Novel.
I'd be willing to make this size gift package for someone: Any! as long as postage doesn't break the bank
I'd be willing to receive a smaller or larger size gift package from someone than the one I make for someone else: Definitely!
What I like: rugged yet elegant, slightly useful
What I don't like: things that break
I absolutely can't have: antimatter (allergies)
Type of thing I'd love to receive: blast-proof rubber gauntlets, USB icecream machine, dot-matrix waffle press, Igor.
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country? yes
Confirm that are at least 18 years old or, if not, that you have the approval of a parent or guardian: Yes.

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mrmucox7 years ago
Hi! I've been tasked with sending you a gift. Here is a link to my Gift exchange entry: https://www.instructables.com/community/Gift-Exchange-Entry-3/. Let me know what you would like. I'm very good at woven seats, I can also do a collapsible wooden camp chair. Anything really. Just let me know, and I'll let you know if I can/will do it.
mrmucox mrmucox6 years ago
Hey, I haven't heard from you yet. Any ideas as to what would be good for you?
EGiR (author)  mrmucox6 years ago
hey! so sorry it took so long to reply! your examples look amazing, we are so excited! (and a little indecisive; you are so multi-talented ;p) The chainmail looks great, we're a brother-sister team, and brother isn't one for wearing jewelry but would love to see it. One of your cuffs would make the best charm-bracelet ever. If you have time, that would be ace (no chunkier than the 'medium' one is a good size). Unless you'd like to have a go at making a small sonobesque structure out of chainmail (or maybe that can be a rhetorical challenge for a future project?) Looking forward to hearing from you! I hope our recipient will be as pleased. best of luck with your instructables too!
mrmucox EGiR6 years ago
Sure, I can make a chainmail bracelet. I can make either the stretch version, or a fully metal one with a clasp. I prefer to make the stretch as it is more clean looking. As for the chainmail structure? I wouldn't even know how to begin. >_< In fact, it makes my head hurt just thinking about. Just let me know what size wrist to make it for. Also, I'm actually out camping with my scout troop, so ay response might take a while.
EGiR (author)  mrmucox6 years ago
Oh, are those rows of tiny rubber bands in the photo?? Hey that's clever. Stretch is fine, I like the look of the black/silver/blue as they're neutral and show off the craftsmanship nicely. Wrist is 17cm around; a bit of room is good as long as it doesn't fall of ;p I learned some simple chain structures in jewellery.. the idea will probably haunt me haha. Well, if you come up with some brain-bending solution, we'd LOVE to see an instructable! Have a wonderful time camping!!
mrmucox EGiR6 years ago
In that photo of the black/blue/silver one, the black rings are rubber, and the blue and silver are aluminum. That one is about 3.75cm wide, I can make it in any odd multiple of rings, and it's about .5cm per ring. Let me know what would work best for you, and I'll start work on it sometime next week, when I'm home.
EGiR (author)  mrmucox6 years ago
3.75 is great. i like how the black rubber rings make the aluminium stand out.. anodised yes? i can never decide on colour; i'm an artist and usually go for neutrals if i think about it too hard, so i'll leave that to you :)
mrmucox EGiR6 years ago
Yes, it is anodized. I'll check what colors I have when I get home, and if I think I have a better color choice than those, to be neutral, I'll go ahead and use them. Now, I do know that the black rubber rings tend to leave marks on things, while other colors do not. If this might be a problem, let me know, I can get a different material, I believe, that shouldn't leave marks
EGiR (author)  mrmucox6 years ago
oh interesting. it would be good to not leave marks. (don't worry too much about the neutral thing, i'm excited to be taking part in the first place :D )