Step 3: Double Flat Tabscale
Difficulty: 2/5 – While the idea is the same this does take a bit longer to make.
Flexibility: 4/5 – It doesn’t bend as nicely, but it feels a lot more stable
Tabs per sq. ft: ~800
Rings per sq. ft: ~300
1. Since this is more advanced I’m going to assume you’ve done regular Flat TabScale or will follow those directions but using the below references to make it Double Flat TabScale. To begin lay the tabs out, and make your first connection.
2. Then lay another back to back set below the current and connect the 8 tabs.
3. Then we head out horizontally. often it’s easiest to connection the ‘upper’ part as it’s more tabs.
4. Then continue out for however long a swatch you want.
5. To go vertically it’s very similar to step 2.
6. Then going out horizontally it’s just a single connection now.
7. Then it’s going out for however long you want vertically.
8. And if you flip it over, it’s look is like Flat Tabscale (Reverse)