Quick Tip: Different Ways to Clear Out Wood Beads

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Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Any Level
In this video, you will see a few different ways to clear out your wood beads. Wood beads will sometimes have a little extra in the center that can prevent stringing them easily. By using these tools and techniques you can ensure that your wood beads are clean and ready to go when you are working.
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Hi, this is Kat with beadaholique.com and you can use a little scrap of wire just to kind of clean out some of that gunk in there you can also use a bead reamer and this will help kind of widen that hole if you need to and you can see some of its coming off in my fingers that's just a little bit of the paint and a little bit of that kind of wood shard that's coming off there but the cool thing that I want to show you is I actually have a pair of Weber's bail making pliers here and what I'm going to do is I'm going to use the small tip to go into that hole and really push anything else out of there and that way if you kind of it's getting all of my fingers but if you kind of twist it a little bit you'll end up with a really nice sort of uniform hole there and that'll make it really nice and easy for stringing this is a good thing to do sort of before you start that way all of your beads will be ready to go and you won't have any of that gunk that'll end up on your project so there you go just a nice little quick tip on different ways to clear out your wood beads I hope you enjoyed this video and you can find all of these supplies and more at beadaholique.com you

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