Calling All Wizards, Witches, Harry Potter Fans, and All Others who Need a Little Magic!
Lathe Junkie wands are all hand turned originals. These are not made with resin and glue like you might see elsewhere. Each one is hand crafted and turned on a lathe using reclaimed wood. The magic and beauty in the wood guides me in the design of each wand. There are similar styles and wood types, but no two wands are exactly the same.
You may find wands that are similar in style and color to ones you have seen in movies but none are exact copies. The beauty and craftsmanship of my wands speak for themselves. You will find wands that are more expensive, but I believe in producing a high quality item at an affordable price.
The Lathe Junkie is More than Just Wands!
I Appreciate Wood......
Trees are beautiful living things that purify the air, provide shade, and give homes to wildlife. Many times a tree's life is cut short due to storms, disease or man. I work with reclaimed wood from trees that have had their life cut short.
Most of the wood I use has come from central Michigan and Ohio, from trees that have suffered storm damage or have had to be taken down for some reason. I find the beauty within the wood to help the tree live on through my art as a one of a kind creation that can be used and enjoyed for many years to come.
All of my creations are lovingly hand turned on my lathe. The wood speaks to me to show me the bowl, bottle or vessel it has inside. Many long hours are spent on each piece designing, turning, sanding and finishing it into a piece of art. You will find that some of my pieces are similar in size, shape and color but, no two pieces are exactly the same. This makes each design a one of a kind unique piece.
I use a natural wood finish to show off the true wood color and beautiful grains. Some pieces may have natural worm tracks, cracks, knots, spalting and other features that occurred while the tree was growing or after it was taken down. Every piece is signed and numbered including the month and year it was made as well as the type of wood.
You will be proud to show off my items as a décor but they are made to be used every day. You will find plenty of other uses. Place a bowl by your entry door or on your dresser as a place to drop your keys, wallet, change and phone so you always know where they are. All bowls have a food safe finish and are meant to be used. Use them for salads, popcorn, bread making or just about anything in the kitchen.
Don’t forget about gift giving! Hand crafted wood items make a great gift for Birthday's, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Weddings or just about any occasion.
If you are looking for a piece of art for yourself or to give as a gift, visit my Etsy Shop to view the items that are currently for sale. Each piece is finished and ready to ship right away.
You will find all of my current items on sale in my Etsy Shop; The Lathe Junkie. This store has all of the bowls, wands, and other items that are currently available. Each item shown is available for immediate shipment. Be sure to visit often as our selection is always changing.
Visit the Gallery Pages to see the bowls and examples of my work. This will allow you to view bowls by wood type and see the artistic beauty of each wood. You will find that no two bowls are alike even when made with wood from the same tree. Each different part of the tree produces its own unique bowl. Come back often as my Gallery is always being added to as I complete new projects.