I've received a few inquiries regarding the books and resources I used to teach myself chain making. I have only purchased one book thus far on chain making which I bought through Ring Lords along with the matching beginner's kit. You'll find both here:http://theringlord.com/cart/shopdisplayproducts.asp?Search=Yes&sppp=1000&websess=89755542795589 I've been very happy with the service with this company too. I just ordered my first order of sterling service and plate gold. If that goes well, I'm considering a 10k gold project! Stay tuned for more chain making posts.
A great site with a huge collection of chainmaille and chain weaves is: http://www.mailleartisans.org/weaves/index.cgi I can get lost on this site for literally hours dreaming of the possibilities.