Picture of Magical Wand That Lights Up!
This is a (Harry Potteresque) wand that can cast 4 different colored spells. I chose red (Stupify ), white (Lumos ), blue(Expecto Patronum ), and green (Avada Kedavra ).
Each spell is commanded by a tact switch at the base of the wand. The wand can be customized to your style and spells.

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials

electrical tape
1 wide wooden dowel rod
1 CR2032 battery
1 CR2032 battery holder/clip
1 toilet tuber
1 green LED, 3-2.3VDC (The lower VDC creates a more intense glow), 5mm
1 red LED, 3-2.3VDC, 5mm
1 blue LED, 3-2.3VDC, 5mm
1 white LED, 3-2.3VDC, 5mm
4 Tact switches, 5mm
phillipcd5 months ago

A great idea.

A bit hard, though.

where can i buy the switches from
ebay or amazon
tangerinne (author)  harry potter rules4 years ago
Radio Shack.
do they have a radio shock in england
You can find tact switches at

any particular type of tact switch
do you know how to make a laser pointr
I don't get where you stowed this battery holder on the wand. It seems a little large for the size of dowl that you used.
When doing on circuit like this you could use RGB LEDs!
tangerinne (author)  blinkyblinky4 years ago
The colors I used were red, blue, green, and white.
I only took pictures of the red LED because it had the highest quality. The others were kind of cheap =P
Red, Green Blue = RGB!

Red + Blue + Green = White

This is of course, all at maximum brightness
Mdob4 years ago
Just made this in like 1 hour. It's really cool and I may make some more for my friends when we go to Deathly Hallows Part 2. btw, If you don't have dowel or a toilet tuber then you can just roll up some cardboard. It may not be as sturdy but it works.
tangerinne (author)  Mdob4 years ago
Wasn't the movie great?
This is so awesome :D I'm gonna make one for the 15
tangerinne (author)  AngelInTheNight4 years ago
Definitely! It only took an afternoon, and it'll be great for movie theater battles =).
One afternoon really? I may be making a lot more then