Conjuring up wooden wands might seem like a magical and mysterious process, but the Compendium of Wooden Wand Making Techniques is here to show you how simple it can be! In the first-ever guide to making wands, you'll learn how to hand carve, power carve, wood turn, and scroll saw 20 unique projects that are sure to delight and manage mischief. Be inspired with a gallery of beloved staff-carrying and wand-wielding characters from the infamous Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings series -- from Albus Dumbledore, Hermione Granger, and Severus Snape to Gandalf, Saruman, and several others. Woven throughout these gallery pages are images of wands you can make in the book that are thematically similar -- but distinct from -- these iconic wands and staffs! Also provided is a Wand Sketchbook section as a jump-off point for you to design wands of your own, along with areas to include your original wand's name, wood type, length, core, and special skills. From there, five wand projects for each woodworking technique are presented with step-by-step instructions, coordinating photography, and patterns. A complete project collection that's truly the first of its kind, this book is a must-have source of inspiration that belongs in any muggle's and woodworker's library who has a love for all things fiction and fantasy!