Using a rotary variable speed flex shaft tool, Doyle reaches in and cuts the center spindle off using a Rotary Burr bit.
Here is the spindle removed from the inside of the shell, the rest of the shell is laid aside to be cut up into other projects.
|Beads Ready To Shape!|
The average spindle yields about 4 to 5 decent beads. You an see the extra pieces he will make into spacers and pendants, as well as the main shell which could be made into a cup or dish depending on its integrity.
Part 3 Shaping and finishing the beads is HERE.
Doyle's Shell Creations are offered for purchase HERE