Silent Auction Gift For School

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This is a silent auction gift for my Granddaughter Lola’s Elementary School here in Georgetown. Made of Soft Maple a simple wand spindle turning. I always add a short fantasy story for enthusiasm. This one was called The White Wand of Chadwick and on the base I burned the initials A D. so the kids would be intrigued and the parents would bid more. Thanks for Looking, Joe

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

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#1 posted 10-14-2019 02:12 AM

Very cool, even more intriguing if it was the mysterious Ariana instead of Albus or Aberforth.

Good luck with the auction and thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

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#2 posted 10-14-2019 03:40 AM

Joe, nice project for the occasion. I suppose “AD” is Aberforth Dumbledore. I like the stand that the wand rests on too. Let me know how the bidding goes.

-- Big Al in IN

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#3 posted 10-14-2019 04:08 AM

Nice smooth shape.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 10-14-2019 10:46 AM

Nice of you to make something for an acution. That is pretty cool.

-- Petey

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#5 posted 10-14-2019 11:29 AM

Neat project, looks great and is a wonderful gift for a good cause.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#6 posted 10-14-2019 07:13 PM

Nice work. I would have guessed
A D stood for After the Death. But others have guessed it correctly.
I would have named it something less interesting like Wanda.
The initials should cause a bidding war.
When my wife gets off her broomstick I’m sure she’ll want to place a bid.

-- One of these days I’m going to build a dust collection system. Dusty Lungs

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