Re: [SCA-JML] Hana-gusari
> Does anyone have a link to an online reference to Japanese chainmail?I cannot vouch for the accuracy of any of the information, but a
> I know how to make it but I can't find any information on HOW it was used,
> and more specifically, WHERE on the armor it was. Or what time period
> different patterns were popular?
> Any information would be groovy :)
> I'm going to attempt the plastic samurai armor from the TI *crosses fingers
> lol* but I would also like to add some chainmail to it where it would/may
> have been just for that extra "neat" look.
> PS: I have a early Azuchi-Momoyama period persona.
Google search turns up quite a bit -
The first link goes into the how, but also the where. You can
check out the other links as well, though no doubt a number of them point
to the first page on the list...
- Side note, if there is any zinc in the metal (gallvantized metals
come to mind) do NOT heat it up! Zinc fumes will come off the metal
and it attacks people's nervouse systems! Not good! Bad zinc! No
--Artemesia (the metalworker, among other things)
- Yeah, zinc will also keep the whole blackening effect from working :(
"In a warrior's life... one should follow the path of light, but nurture the
darkness within for when it is needed, without allowing it to consume one's
self." -- Ash (me)
----- Original Message -----
From: lord_aharon_of_talkon <mneumark@...>
Sent: Friday, February 01, 2002 7:15 PM
Subject: [SCA-JML] Re: Hana-gusari
> Side note, if there is any zinc in the metal (gallvantized metals
> come to mind) do NOT heat it up! Zinc fumes will come off the metal
> and it attacks people's nervouse systems! Not good! Bad zinc! No
> --Artemesia (the metalworker, among other things)
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