He takes pieces of wood like this:
and turns them - on his lathe - into something beautiful like this:
I loved Walt Disney's Fantasia - if I close my eyes, I can still see both the sorcerer's apprentice and the Conductor of the Orchestra waving their own wands to both create a form of magic.
After Fantasia, I can see in my mind, the world of that young wizard, Harry Potter. So many wizards using wands.
The creativity involved in making these items - and any form of art - is, in a way, a type of magic too. The world would be poorer without creativity and art.
For those who like to know these things - the wand stand is made of English Oak. The wand itself is made of walnut and oak.