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Project by DustBeard posted 06-28-2017 12:21 AM 2202 views 16 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the real deal! A magic wand that actually floats in thin air. I got the idea when after introducing my kids to the Harry Potter franchise, my daughter asked me to make her a magic wand. I turned her one quickly on the lathe and off she went casting spells on her brother. The next day she said her daycare teacher saw it and wanted one of her own. I’m thinking to myself, what does an adult want with a fancy stick? After some thought I came up with this idea. I will make a wand with a nice base and have my daughter use her magic to make it special. So here it is, a actual magic wand. Well that’s my story anyway.





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 06-28-2017 12:32 AM

Magnetism is a wonderful toy.

Great job on the stick and the illusion too.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 06-28-2017 12:44 AM

Very nice….can you show us how the magic works. I would like to make one.

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#3 posted 06-28-2017 01:08 AM

My 9 year old grand daughter said “Cool Wand!”. Nice Job.

-- socrbent Ohio

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#4 posted 06-28-2017 03:22 AM

A very “attractive” toy for those of any age!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#5 posted 06-28-2017 05:50 AM

Very cool idea for a grandchild I’m betting any HP fan would love it

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John

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#6 posted 06-28-2017 07:00 AM

Really cool!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#7 posted 06-28-2017 07:10 AM

Physical, as well as woodworking wonder.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 06-28-2017 08:34 AM

That’s really cool, well done

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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diggerdelaney

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#9 posted 06-28-2017 11:51 AM

Great gift and well made what magnets did you use

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 06-28-2017 02:00 PM

It’s a nice magic wand.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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DustBeard

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#11 posted 06-28-2017 02:20 PM



Great gift and well made what magnets did you use

- diggerdelaney


I used a few different sizes of rare earth magnets to get it to hover evenly. There was a lot of trial and error.

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#12 posted 06-28-2017 03:24 PM

it’s not magic… it’s SCIENCE !!! (said in my best Thomas Dolby impersonation)

-- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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mafe

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#13 posted 06-28-2017 03:48 PM

Wonderful ide.
Fine work.
Lucky child.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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FlushTrimBit

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#14 posted 06-28-2017 04:36 PM

Very well done!

I’ll tell you what an adult wants with that. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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#15 posted 06-28-2017 06:58 PM

Very cool and well executed project! Wow I know a few people that would love this!

-- Without the wood, it's just working

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