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Set of 5 Beading Tools - Unhandled

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  • Set of 5 Beading Tools
  • Beading tools sizes shown:  1/16, 1/8, 3/16, 1/4, 3/8 (original 5 piece set)
  • 3/16" & 1/16" Beading tools used on bowl
D-Way Tools
Retail Price: $295.00
$258.00 (You save $37.00)
Usually ships in 1 - 2 business days. Can customize 5 piece set with alternative sizes and quantities. Enter changes into the "Order Comments" field during checkout.

 Product Description

This Set of 5 Wood Turning Beading Tools are used with the flute down and that lets them to be used in a shear cutting way. Sizes are bead size. Can be used on faceplate or spindle work.

-- Includes Beading Tool sizes: 1/16", 1/8", 3/16", 1/4" and 3/8".

-- If you would like to replace any of the beading tools with another size or the Diamond Tool, just add a note to your order.

-- Recommend the 8" handles with 1/2" receiver, 1/2" to 3/8" bushings, & quick change knobs for all of our Beading tools and Diamond tool. 

Note: Light touch is all that is needed, longer handles interfere with the bed of lathe.

 Price does not include handles, which are sold separately. Want to add more handles? Click here >>>


D-Way Beading Specs (shaft diameter in inches):

  • 3/8"   - .515 Dia. 1/2" Shank
  • 5/16" - .515 Dia. 1/2" Shank
  • 1/4"   - .390 Requires Bushing
  • 3/16" - .390 Requires Bushing
  • 1/8"   - .390 Requires Bushing
  • 3/32" - .390 Requires Bushing
  • 1/16" - .390 Requires Bushing
  • Diamond Tool -.390 Required Bushing

Also sold separately - 

  • 1/2"   - .640 Dia. 1/2" Shank  

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  1. Fun tools!

    Posted by Unknown on Mar 10th 2022

    I got a set of 5 including the diamond tool which is really handy for fine tuning beads or making grooves. Sure, I wish I had the skill to make beads by hand, but I recognize I'm not there yet. These are a fast way to really add some nice embellishments to items to make them stand out. Easy to over-do it!

  2. Satisfied customer

    Posted by DIMITRIS PSILOPATIS on Jan 7th 2022

    D-Way Tools is an amazing company that responds with genuine interest in its customer if they have received them and are satisfied with them. I bought the 5 bead tool set and the Diamond Tool. This is a set of high quality, handmade tools. Obviously I am very happy with these products and the customer service of this company.

  3. Great addition to my lathe tools

    Posted by Jay on Jun 13th 2021

    Beautifully made beading tools. Have used a 1/8” beading tool from D-way for a long time. Eliminates my problem with producing consistent small beads. Ordered the set of 5 but substituted the diamond point tool for the 1/8” tool. Could not have been easier to modify the order. Also ordered 1 handle and a quick change knob. Very simple to change tools in the handle, so at this point do not need a handle for each tool. Tools are simple to hone with a diamond hone. Recommend watching the videos on the D-way website to learn all the techniques for successful use. One tip that I have, is that once the width of the bead is defined, use a pencil to place a line down the center of the bead area. As soon as the pencil line disappears stop cutting. Prevents over cutting and chipping the top of the bead..

  4. Great tool from an Awesome company

    Posted by VITO DESARIO on Apr 6th 2021

    First off D-Way Tools is an awesome company that is fast as lighting in responding to your inquiries, patient and fully informative about their products. I purchased the 5 beading tool set (with alterations) and an 8” handle. They’re not only a set of high quality, hand crafted tools that require a very small learning curve to use, but are just simply beautiful to hold and look at. After this initial purchase I have since purchased the 16” handle which has become my go to handle for most of my turning needs. Obviously I’m very happy with this product and the client services of this company. Oh and in general I don’t do reviews so there you have it.

  5. Great beading tools

    Posted by Stan on Nov 23rd 2020

    A few years ago I purchased the Sorby beading tools and used them but always had some issues getting great looking beads. Purchased the D-Way beading tools and am finding these work much better.

  6. Bead turning tools

    Posted by Anthony langlois on Oct 8th 2020

    Best beading tools on the market and fantastic steel. You can't go wrong with these!

  7. Great tools

    Posted by Robert McCullough on Jul 8th 2019

    Easy to work with to make your design.

  8. Great product but be sure you need the full set before buying

    Posted by Chris VanWoerkom on Apr 5th 2019

    These products work great. Be sure to watch the videos to learn how to properly use them. The key is to use a light touch. One thing I didn't think about when I ordered the set is that the larger beads also make a deeper groove. If you're planning to use this on a thin-walled bowl, you might consider sticking to the smaller sizes.

  9. Set of 5 Beading Tools

    Posted by Unknown on Jul 10th 2018

    Excellent, well made tools, recommended...

  10. I like them

    Posted by Adrian on Dec 22nd 2017

    They are easy to use. My turning friends were impressed with my work.

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