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Handmade Wand AG-238u by PraeclarusWands Handmade Wand AG-238u by PraeclarusWands
Wand no. 52, commissioned by Cody M. This wand is 13 3/4" long and was carved by hand from a mahogany dowel from Michaels over the course of about 9 hours. It was sanded with 100, 150, 300, and 600 grit sandpaper, stained with ebony stain, and sealed with two coats of acrylic varnish. It's my first wand with an inverted spiral.

The wand is based on the main character of Cody's HP fanfic, Artemis Gridlock, which you can read here: [link] Another wand I made, the Beethoven wand, was also for this work.

Praeclarus Wands and the Praeclarus Wands logo are trademarks of Maranda Li. Please don't upload my work to other places without asking first! (That's stealing.)

Usual disclaimer: My crafts are in no way associated with religious/occult beliefs. Wandmaking is only a hobby and is my way of showing support for J.K. Rowling's wonderful world. All wand designs I make will not be repeated and are my original designs (and thus are (c) to me), and do not intentionally bear resemblance to any other wands found anywhere unless stated otherwise.
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NTGreen Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing ... how is mahogany to work with? Truly a stunning wand!
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PraeclarusWands Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks! Glad you like it. Mahogany's working properties can vary with the particular piece (just every other wood) but this particular piece was really quite nice on the knives and hands. Not too dense, but not too porous either. 
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redscrafts Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing.
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PraeclarusWands Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks! I'm glad you like it.
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AvalonsWinter Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That handle.
I like that handle. O3O
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PraeclarusWands Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you! I'm rather proud of it. :3
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Rikky-Tikki-Tavi Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
For some reason this reminds me of one the older batman movies, the one with Danny DeVito as The Penguin. Beautiful piece.
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PraeclarusWands Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks! Glad you like it.
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MetroFace Featured By Owner May 14, 2013
I recently found your work and spent some time looking at your wands. I like all the wands you have posted. This one jumped out at me, I really like this style.
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PraeclarusWands Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you! I'm glad you like it. This one is one of my personal favorites as well :D
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