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Making a Wand on the Lathe

07-17-2017 09:19 PM by ShaunMeighan | 2 comments »

View on YouTube Hey all! I’ve been continuing to enjoy my new lathe by making a wand on it. Enjoy!Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/ie/shop/MeighanWorkshop

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Wands #2: The Elder Wand

03-19-2014 01:18 AM by PASs | 4 comments »

Since Bryan didn’t want a crooked elder wand I went back to the drawing board for a straight one.I went to the dowel bucked and found a piece of old draw-blind dowel.I chucked that in the lathe to make the straight wand. Since it was a straight turning project I use a spindle roughing gouge, spindle gouge, and skew to do the rough forming. Then I sanded to 320 grit, and applied a colonial stain. I decided to do the dremel dimpling after the first stain because I wanted to d...

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Wands #1: The NOT Elder Wand

03-19-2014 12:45 AM by PASs | 7 comments »

My Grandson Bryan came up to visit this week.He knew I made canes and asked me to make him one.After talking with him and his mother we decided he’d much rather have a wand.He’s very animated and energetic (read HYPER) so for the first 10 minutes he was full of ideas and tangents of creative thought (making lightning bolts shoot out the end type stuff.)He’s a big fan of the Harry Potter movies and decided he wanted The Elder Wand.I’ve never tried making a wand before, ...

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Matthew's Wand ~ Day 2

05-18-2011 12:09 AM by EPJartisan | 2 comments »

Okay more like one day spread over two days, yet i finished it though it ended up being a cougar rather than a panther. I like it more and the wood just made me go that direction. I started taking pictures of the figure refinement, but realized after a while, there was no card in the camera.. so I missed some shots. What you missed was the muscle, joints, and head shape refinement. Which I copied off pictures of large cats on-line. Sorry about that… I always rub a wipe on varnish on ...

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