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Joey's Wand ala Harry Potter

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Project by kenn posted 1578 days ago 1765 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My neighbor’s son has recently completed the Harry Potter series and has been making wands out of dowels. This past week , while enjoying a few adult beverages with his parents, I realized that I needed to see if a wand might be lurking in my shop. This wand arrives at his house tomorrow, wrapped in a brown wrapper, addressed to his bedroom, delivered by owl, with a letter from Mr. Ollivander. Please notice the feather right at the wand/handle connection. Amazingly, on my way back from lunch, a hawk had left a few of these right by my door. Hope you enjoy.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining





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lew

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#1 posted 1578 days ago

I don’t know anything about Harry Potter, but this id COOL!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Karson

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#2 posted 1578 days ago

A great gift for a young man.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Safetyboy

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#3 posted 1578 days ago

Oh, very cool! He will flip out over that! Well done! When can I order mine :-)?

-- -- Kevin in Mentor, Ohio

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Mary Anne

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#4 posted 1578 days ago

Bravo! What a cool thing to do for him. It is a very nice wind, and extra-special that you are going out of your way to make it an authentic Ollivander wand. The bit of feather peeking out is the perfect touch.

Hooray for Joe for spending time reading; there is a bit of magic in that, too.

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Dennisgrosen

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#5 posted 1578 days ago

that´s deffently a wand with some magic inside out
and I think I saw it on one of the shelf in that store
a copple of years ago
so better watch him before he make to much harm
I sure he will cast a magic light over the neighbourhood
in the future with it

Dennis

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Sinister

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#6 posted 1578 days ago

That’s a great looking wand. I made one for my 5 year old son. That evening, when my wife was chasing him down with a toothbrush, he pointed it at her and yelled “EXPELLIARMUS!” Apparently, my wife knows the counter curse because it didn’t work.

-- Patrick, Iowa City

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