Voodoo Wand

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Project by Gourgon posted 06-24-2013 06:56 PM 2239 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Being a wand maker and having a sense of humor once in a while someone will say something that plants an idea into my head. Friends were talking about Voodoo (just a topic that came up) and one of them asked about Voodoo Wands; after some exhaustive research I finally came to the conclusion that wands are not really used in Voodoo Ceremonies. That’s when my sense of humor took over and I decided if there were no Voodoo Wands to be found, perhaps it was time I came up with one. After what seemed like a forever search for a couple of components I thought might fit the bill, i.e. the chicken leg, and carved wood skull, and by adding a piece of grape vine I had, low and behold was born my version of a, “Voodoo Wand”. The whole project was just a lark to have some fun; I even posted it on Etsy to see what would happen. Well so far no sale, but a load of comments. I’m not sure if that’s a good thing, or bad thing, but it was a fun project, and who knows; perhaps it’ll go viral.

-- John Wills:

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#1 posted 06-24-2013 08:54 PM

I think you nailed it… Looks like a voo doo want to me :) Good luck on the sale and thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#2 posted 06-25-2013 01:25 AM

Definitely nailed it. If I was a voodoo’in that’d be the wand I’d want.

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#3 posted 06-25-2013 06:35 AM

Thanks guys, as I said it was a fun project.

-- John Wills:

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#4 posted 06-27-2013 03:26 PM

Cool wand! Unique mix of materials and like the carving on the skull. Great work and good luck!

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