Gnarly Walking Sticks, Canes, Wizard’s Staffs
How they are done

Find the source wood
Dry / Cure the wood
Rough trim / shape
Remove bark
Fine trim
Rough sand by machine
Fine sand by hand
if wood is very dry treat with Danish oil
Dry overnight
Fine sand by hand
Sometimes a second Stain
Dry overnight
Usually seal with polyurethane
Polish with fine steel wool
Dry overnight
Sometimes second coat of polyurethane
Cure for two days
Fit rubber tip to end
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A wizard staff requires the soul of the tree for magic