How to Make Chain Mail

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

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

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.

kris guntner : ANSWER: Very freaking slowly.

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..

uncle jeffree's left testie : they work so wholesomely together

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.

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

David Oberle : I want the Master Mailler to make a YouTube channel. Just set up some cameras and let them roll. I'd just watch him for hours.

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.

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 🍁

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

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.

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.

Critter T : Fascinating🎈

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...😧

Colleen L : This was so awesome, thank you.

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

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

Mr. pooples : Brilliant

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

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

janine harrison : Fascinating. Great demonstration.

randomme098 : Answer: add a bunch of people to an email and bam chain mail.

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.

Rachael Brinegar : I can't even knit a full sized blanket. This would be like if I made a house out of wool yarn that I had sheared, spun, and dyed myself.

Al G : The title should be "How is REAL Chain Mail Made".

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.

Mordred's Quest : Love this....Thankyou

Justyna Tarnowska : Amazing craftmen!

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

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

Mieke Kuppen : Great video!

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

кคקק๏гtєг : Fascinating. Thank you for sharing.

Suzan Kristensen : Absolutely amazing!

Aneokame : Wow, what a great episode.

Liofa : Need an apprentice? :)

Belsnickel : Maile must of taken FOREVER to make

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

Anthoine S : very nice video.

Shivam Passi : I am chann mal business

Nedinu : If I'm ever in a zombie apocalypse, I know what I'm making now.

T.D Gaming : was looking for the traditional method and this is the riveted joining which i was looking for. Such a strange and amazing skill. Thanks for sharing

Antonín Trešl : The difference between the classic LARP chain mail and this is so obvious it hurts. Awesome work. Friend of mine tried to make a complete mail shirt once, but after few hours he decided to make a coif and be done with it XD The amount of required patience is astronomical.

Misty Delahay : This was so interesting and impressive. Thank you!