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Soda Can ChainMail
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Posted on Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:22 pm
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Hello, since articles are down it was suggested I share some things on here. I've been making chainmail from soda can tabs for near 7 years now, and since I finally got on my case to make proper galleries and tutorials I figured I should share them with fellow chain mail enthusiasts. Since I've created more than a dozen weaves each with 4-20+ steps I'll leave the link to the weaves page on personal site rather than trying to push them all onto a forum thread (once articles are back I'll be sure to post them asap). On the site you can also view a bit about the progression of the armor and weaves under History. Link to weaves =>
http://thatsalotofgiraffes.com/tabmail-2/weaves/


I make chainmail, most of the time out of soda cans. thatsalotofgiraffes.com

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Posted on Thu Mar 22, 2012 11:57 am
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I recently got a chance to see some tab maille up close, and I'm genuinely surprised at how good it looks. I thought it would look cheap and flimsy, but from 10 or more feet away, it looks as good as ring maille.

The kind I saw was assembled similarly to Euro 4.1 ring maille.

Your experimentations look good. Keep up the fun.


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Posted on Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:12 pm
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some of'em looks great, but others i really didnt liked...

maybe i will try one more simple to see how it'll look.


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