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Topic: Non-drill based way to make "rustic" twig-based beads?  (Read 722 times)
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Squiver
« on: June 18, 2012 02:00:05 AM »

First post here - frequent lurker before I actually made an account, and finally decided to suck it up as of a few days ago, and make one.

I wanted to know if anyone knew of a practical way to make rough, twig-based wooden beads in a way that does not involve drills or other large machinery. Something along these lines:

http://www.firemountaingems.com/details.asp?pn=H203142GS

While I have access to a drill, I would much prefer a more natural way of creating holes in the wood that doesn't involve laboring over a very loud piece of machinery in my current communal living.
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« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2012 01:41:06 PM »

The first things that come to mind for me are to wire wrap the twigs, or to use small hand screwed eyelets/eye hooks.  If you don't want to use an electric drill, you could still use a hand drill or awl to make a hole to set or glue eye hooks or wires.
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