Production Methods: Here's What You Can Make With a Beading Machine

This video produced by Covell Creative Metalworking shows you a tool I wish we’d had in our ID shop at school: A beading machine. By swapping a variety of dies in, you can prep 2D sheet metal for transformation into some truly wondrous and organic 3D forms.

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In the video, the process of using the machine looks like a deliberate, meditative and super-satisfying process once you’ve got the hang of it, as demonstrator Ron Covell has:

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Mr. Covell, if you’re reading this, please ditch the DVD format and go with purchasable downloads!

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