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Wand and Scabbard by Shendorion Wand and Scabbard by Shendorion
We're going with some friends to the Harry Potter theme park this weekend, and I'm certain my daughter is going to want us to bring our wands. I'm also certain I'll be carrying them both most of the time, so I rigged this to carry my wand plus another one.

The lighter wand is some mystery wood I nicked out of someone's yard trash a few years ago (I want to say hickory or scrub oak,) finished with oil and beeswax, and the dark one is carved out of a red oak dowel from the hardware store, stained and finished with gloss poly sealant. The leather is a belly cut out of my scrap bag.
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chaylastorm Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2016
This is lovely.. do you do commissions? I would like one that holds my athame and a wand. I could send you the measurements. Thankyou  :)
Magic-Lover2128 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2015
This is amazing, they should give you the option of actually buying a Holster for your wand when you want to use it in the Orlando theme park, I got my wand the other week and have only had a chance today to try it out on certain parts of the park in HP due to other parts of the park rides needing tried out In Universal along with the parks and rides at Disney.

I had to, to my worry and regret, stick my wand inside my rucksack which was only JUST big enough to squeeze my new wand in; I was worried in case it would snap inside my bag as I was looking out and about in the park and different rides plus I had to stuff my Bag inside those frickin tiny Lockers they give you in HP land.

They should at least give you the bloody option of using much larger and deeper Lockers to fit your large bags and other purchases inside for safe keeping as I could only fit my bag in one of them stupid frickin teeny tiny LOCKERS!

I also had to use another locker for my other stuff, like my stuff from Wizacres, Honeydukes, WWW and Olivanders.

And they barely fit also.

Sorry for ranting a bit but I needed to let off some steam as the Lockers and heat along with the queues at the park really got me annoyed and tired at the end of it all.

I still had an amazing time. 
HekateLesedi Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Student Filmographer
This is absolutely gorgeous!

May I make something similar?  I would of course link to your beautiful piece.
Shendorion Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015
Thank you!  Absolutely do - I'm flattered you'd ask!
HekateLesedi Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015  Student Filmographer
Thank you!  Of course I'd ask.  It's beautiful.
alibata56 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014
could also be used as a short knife or spike sheath xD awesome xD 
Aryiea Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014
This is the coolest thing of all time :XD: I want something like this to wear with my comiccon outfit this year now D:
Crimson-Dragon-King Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice Job! :)
GABaker-Author Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist
Very cool, and nice forethought!
khiirhiidhos Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012
Nicely done very creative
silverwolf81 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is by far THE best wand holster I've ever seen. I love the swirl design in the stitching. Beautiful.

Would you be offended if I asked to make one based off your design? that swirl is just awesome.
Shendorion Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012
Please, feel free!
HamraBDG Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
i love it
PraeclarusWands Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
wow, nice :) Which hardware store did you get your red oak from? I kind of want to experiment with different kinds of wood and don't know where to look.
Shendorion Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2011
I think it was the Home Depot? One of the two big box stores.
PraeclarusWands Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Oh, ok, thanks. I'll check it out :)
Maehedrose Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2011
That's pretty cool.
DanoGambler Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well, that's something! Just amazing!
Twinling Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2010
All three objects look amazing!
Jess-Foxx-Quinn Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2010  Professional General Artist
Now thats a cool idea! Any idea what sort of leather that is??
Shendorion Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2010
Thanks! I think it's chromium tanned. It doesn't wet shape very well, and it has a soft suede finish on the nap side, but it can be tooled, it takes oil and wax like top grain and it ages very gracefully. When I asked the guy who sold it to me, he shrugged and said "boot leather."
rwolf1970 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Sounds like it's been double tanned. A lot of leathers are veg tanned then finished with chrome tanning to speed up the process. Gives it a sort've halfway feel with a little of both. (Yeah, leatherworker :) )

Love the wands and the holster, great designs!
Jess-Foxx-Quinn Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2010  Professional General Artist
It looks great. Excellent work. Love the shape of the wands as well. Very different and yet simple. I just hope they let you carry it in the park. They may consider it a weapon.
DonSimpson Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2010
I love your wand shapes, and the scabbard design, too.
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