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First of all: maille, mail, chainmail... their all different words for the same thing. I like to use the word maille, but I'm sure some like the other...
Let's start making rings. I used galvanised steel wire. For two reasons: it's easily obtainable and it's cheap. My wire is 1,5 mm thick. Making rin...
The first thing you have to learn is how to open and close the rings. This is usually done with pliers. I think the pictures are quite clear.
Well, let's start connecting the first rings. The first 5 rings show clearly how "European 4-in-1" got it's name. 1 ring is always connected by 4 othe...
The pictures show how to connect more rings to your first row.
You have a first row. Well, let's start a second one.
Once you can don this, you can make a lot of things. The only thing you will also need are contractions and exansions. But thats for an other time...O...
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for me i used electral copper wire... THAT STUFF IS REALY PLYABLE!!!!!!
i am not kiddingany way nice intructable
Posted:Jun 16, 2007
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