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Made 10 wands for St Marys Lanesville Church’s Silent Auction this weekend. Some I dyed different colors.

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"





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Boxguy

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#1 posted 08-08-2018 12:31 AM

Joe, you have been busy. These are great. I really like the array of colors. keep wanding and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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oldrivers

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#2 posted 08-08-2018 12:34 AM

Great job Joe, They look great I hope they bring a premium price @ the auction.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#3 posted 08-08-2018 02:47 PM

Very nice Projects & Well Done Joe!

-- I Chose "The Road Less Travelled" Now I'm Totally Lost! (Ontario, CANADA)

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#4 posted 08-08-2018 10:37 PM

Great job! I see Mr. Olivander has some competition. :-)
I’m sure the Harry Potter fans (young and old) will love them. Thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

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#5 posted 08-09-2018 04:44 PM

kwel

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#6 posted 08-15-2018 08:33 AM

Very nice! I know people that would pay top dollar for something of that quality. It definitely blows mine out of the water. lol (in my defense, this was my first attempt at working with resin and I didn’t own a lathe yet. All dremel cut and sanded).

-- Rusty, Wichita, Kansas

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Joe

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#7 posted 08-15-2018 03:13 PM

Thanks Rusty, your acrylic wand looks great, neat idea. I think I’ll try turning with acrylic and make a wand, I’ve got some for pens. Thanks for inspiring

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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Rus2248

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#8 posted 08-28-2018 06:23 AM

Joe,

Just an idea here. Have you tried incorporating resin into your projects? I just finished (unless I decide to add in the solder inlay I’m debating on) a cosplay wand for a friend, first time working with a hybrid design, and I was really impressed with how easy it really was and how it turned out. I also wired a mini LED through the base to illuminate the resin.

side note – this is hand carved due to my lathe still not working, so please mind the rough finished form.

-- Rusty, Wichita, Kansas

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Joe

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#9 posted 08-28-2018 05:20 PM

What a great idea, how did you do that Rusty?

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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Rus2248

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#10 posted 08-29-2018 06:11 AM



What a great idea, how did you do that Rusty?

- Joe

Here’s the link for my project post.
Click for details: Hand carved Wood/Resin hybrid cosplay wand with LED embedment

Let me know if you need anymore details. If you end up trying this, you might be surprised how simple it is once you get the kinks worked out.

-- Rusty, Wichita, Kansas

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