How is Chain Mail Made?

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Maeglin the Lost : That skill clearly requires the artisan to have beyond god level patience.

Cup o' Joe : It took a year to create? Wow amazing!!!

Mason Jellison : I was wondering this for a long time

what glasses sees : Doctor: you only have 5 minutes left to live Me:

Rin Lockhart : The closest I've ever been to seeing chainmail was a special glove used in Chipotle to keep hands safe from sharp knives.

Tanja Petties : Thank you for the history lesson English Heritage. I never would have known it takes up to a year to complete a coat of armour..

Ron stark Ron Stark : Absolutely brilliant. Completely compelling and awe-inspiring. My fathers was a tool and die maker as was my grandfather. But ‘twas nothing compared to this. Thanks not only for the privilege of viewing but for telling a story few really are aware of. I’m sure there’s more and I, for one, encourage whatever parts 2, or 3 or more there may be. Thank you thank you and many times more.

kris guntner : ANSWER: Very freaking slowly.

happy bandaner : they work so wholesomely together

Shellbug-Michelle Greene : I find this stuff sooo interesting... ty for sharing it w/us 😍 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

JessicaTheAwesome : I just want to sit in that room and watch.

rhijulbec1 : MORE! MANY MORE like this! I love that history is being kept alive like this~someone asked in another comment why this is still done. One word says it all. History. Keeping history alive is paramount to our existence. We are the most curious of animals on earth. We not only keep our past alive, but we also leave history for our future humans to learn from. It's an inate need. Please, please do more of these. Jenn 💖 in Canada 🍁

Ron stark Ron Stark : Small and wonderful world. While I can hand-machine small things lathe work is outside my good self. As an art conservator my science is better served. But I’d bet if I lived close to your shop I’d find a reason to pop in and at least sweep the floor!

MRKapcer13 : A beautiful video and an excellent craftsman. I love the Milanese armour hanging in the background when the whole set is shown. I want to get into armour-making too at some point, though I doubt I'll make mail - it just takes far too much patience.

Shark Wrestler : Took me a year to make my first butted maille shirt, unhistorical and far easier to make than theirs. Looking to buy myself some riveted maille gear, but it goes into the hundreds to buy.

Mr Midnight : Omg... This is very complex task... It's like making a castle on beach with one grain at a time..also the grain should of precise dimension :p #respect

Rara Avis : I wonder how long it took them to create one such chainmail armor. Weeks, months? It sounds like a task for a highly skilled craftsman and incredibly boring at once. Piecing together thousands of tiny little rings, one after another...😧

bashpr0mpt : Police in Europe often sport mail when going into Islamic enclaves to protect themselves from machete and blade wielding attackers. I know quite a few European citizens who wear a light mail vest under their clothes daily to protect against knife attackers. So it's come full circle, and mail is back in vogue thanks to the religion of peace and unfettered migration! I for one welcome any excuse that mail may come back. :D

Kyla Logan : my late dad used to make chain mail armor, he even taught me how to do it. he also built motorcycles from scratch and painted them himself since he was a natural artist.

KiloSierraAlpha : That was amazing! Also, what a voice!

Critter T : Fascinating🎈

janine harrison : Fascinating. Great demonstration.

Hevynly1 : Wow! I have a new appreciation. Great upload!

John Smith : Does anyone know what type of wire is best if you want to make riveted mail? I have been making butted mail out of galvanized fencing wire.

Suzanne Berry : You can find examples of maille among the participants inThe Society for Creative Anachronisms (SCA). If you are in the US, see if you can find an event.

Tron - : Its quite a bit easier to make "fun" chain mail if you skip the riveting part and just close the loops as best you can. You can make quite a bit fairly quickly but it wont protect like this stuff made by real smiths.

Colleen L : This was so awesome, thank you.

Jazzie Red : Why do you draw the wire? What does that do?

Aimee Dania : I feel that people like this are actually smarter than smart phones themselves

SpacemanApeINC : I want to learn how to make a chainmail

1aikane : Fantastic! Wish I could have a set for posterity.

Sam Laidlaw : Absolutely fascinating stuff. It's so interesting to see the time-consuming process of making mail and there's no way I would ever have the patience to do it. Nice educational video English Heritage.

MrAnimepredator : full body protection against arrows, knifes, swords. only blunt damage gonna hit you back. the reason why there is riot cops wearing it to this day. a modern knight with armor to match am I right.

tutut sj : I hope this works on Minecraft

Cerdd_Wen : Wow, thanks for making this video! Making a suit of chain-mail isn't for the impatient! Not the job for me lol!

Ron Bird : this is just art, i make butted mail and this is hard work alone, i would never reach this true perfection.

Suzan Kristensen : Absolutely amazing!

кคקק๏гtєг : Fascinating. Thank you for sharing.

Aneokame : Wow, what a great episode.

Desirae Jenks : I have a friend who makes mail. He's made my a sac I can use as a small hand purse.

Mieke Kuppen : Great video!

Mr. pooples : Brilliant

Justyna Tarnowska : Amazing craftmen!

White Knight : Satisfying af

The Absolute Madman : Why is “chainmail” incorrect, exactly?

Belsnickel : Maile must of taken FOREVER to make

Laura Metheny : OML. How many people did they have working on a "suit" back in the middle ages say? I mean holy crap! That must have taken forever...and yet there was alot of it...so many many workers? Or slaves? POWs? Amazing! Thankyou once again for a crazy interesting history lesson!🇬🇧🎃😍🃏💣

Liofa : Need an apprentice? :)

Apple Slices Unite : I thought this was going to be a different kind of video but it turned into something else haha. Good video though, I learned something from it.

andrew button : Why did the maille makers transition from round to wedge rivets?