For woodworkers and fantasy buffs alike, this captivating guide from the editors of Fox Chapel Publishing shows you how to make 20 imaginative wand designs using four down-to-earth woodworking methods: hand carving, turning, scrolling and power carving.
Beginning with an introduction to various types of wood and their imagined magical properties, the book provides an inspirational photo gallery of fantasy characters and their wands from books and films.
Organized by woodworking method, the compendium begins each section with the basics (tools, safety, techniques and tips) followed by five projects to create wands of various designs and “powers.” Each project includes a materials and tools list, color photos and step-by-step instructions.
Profiles of contributors Albert Baggetta, Barry Gross, James Miller and Tamera Seevers are included.
Supplemented with wand patterns and worksheets for creating your own unique designs, this guide is a delightful read for fantasy lore enthusiasts or for woodworkers who want to infuse a little light-hearted “magic” into their craft.
Softcover, 8 1/2" × 11", 192 pages, 2021.