How To: Make chain mail

Make chain mail

This how-to video shows the steps for making chain mail, just like the authentic armor of the Medieval period. Making chain mail is fairly simple, requiring only a couple supplies. You will need a rod, wire cutters, two pairs of pliers, a variable speed drill, and a spool of un-galvanized fencing wire. Watch this video metalwork tutorial series and learn how to make chain mail.

(1) Part 1 of 2 - How to Make chain mail, (2) Part 2 of 2 - How to Make chain mail

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Hey I'm not english so I didn't catch what was the wire you were using so i would appreciate if you could tell me. thnx :)

Great video dude. Good instruction and presentation. I noticed one place in your how to make chainmail (pt2) that you mave your workpiece out of camera view. You could place a small piece of electrical tape at the corners of your camera's viewable boundary to help you remember where the borders of your video's frame will be.
Other than that keep up the cool medieval creations!
-myk

i was looking around for the supplies he mentioned and found them all easily but one... un galvanized wire and was wondering where u got yours if someone can post where that would be great.

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