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Open ring rendered in POV-Ray

2005.06.15: The above image was created with POV-Ray, then cropped and resized in PhotoShop. I don't know if anyone will find this useful for creating instructions or not, but here's the include file containing my open ring macro. Note that the macro creates a mesh of a true helix; it does not use two half-torii rotated away from each other.

2003.04.08: The Irregular Grid Painter Beta is now available! The page is accessible from the Maille->Inlays page or the Programming page.

2002.09.04: I attended the Chainmaille Gathering at DeCordene Wireworks in Missouri. I had a great time and learned quite a bit.

2002.06.04: I've added a materials list to the side menu.

2002.04.15: I attended a Chainmaille Mini-Gathering in Elk Grove Village. I got to meet some of the other maillers in the Chicagoland area, as well as Lord Charles of DeCordene Wireworks (no longer in business), who taught me how to properly size and add sleeves to a maille shirt.

2001.12.27: I've started a rudimentary side menu. It was just getting to be too much for one page.

2001.11.06: I downloaded Maillemaster's Euro 4-in-1 and Euro 6-in-1 inlay papers and thought there ought to be a way to compress them more. They've been converted to black & white and compressed using Zip encoding, but they still are 96 dpi. They are now down to 3K each, but they require the Adobe Acrobat Reader.

2001.10.31: It's Halloween, the date by which I was hoping to have a coif and full hauberk completed. Instead, I have a vest which fits fine when worn without padding, but will need to be resized to fit over a gambeson. The next stage will be to add sleeves, making the vest into a shirt (it's called a byrnie, I think.)

Outfit worn to work on Halloween 2001
Front & side views of 4-in-1 European maille vest

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