One of the first home-made tools of any Witch is the wand,
as it is usually relatively simple.
Most Witches would agree that a wand should be made from wood, preferably fallen not cut. First, find the tree your wood will come from; remember you want it to give you something of itself for your magical work, so take it an offering of some kind by way of introducing yourself....
... I am so sorry, but this post has been combined with another and moved to my new website, Magickal Ingredients. It can be found here: Magick Wands