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Chain mail / Chainmaile Weave instructions

Okay, I guess I still had my chainmalle weaves (aka patterns)how to instructions posted on an old domain, but here they are… Depicting the European 4 in 1, 6 in 1, and 8 in 1 weaves, Oriental 4 in 1 and 6 in 1 weaves (these are really cool, time consuming, but cool). Also what was known as king’s maille, and the spiral weaves.

Take a look at Dakar’s Armory.

I’ll post my how-to’s for making the rings themselves. Not sure how the price of metal these days will impact this fascinating hobby. Although I did make a few thousand bucks selling them in bulk on eBay a while back over a year or so, the workload trying to actually turn a profit was enormous. I do have the 4 in 1 chainmaille shirt that I made from 14ga galvanized steel in storage, dang thing weighs around 50lbs! Have to dig that out sometime and get some pics.