Instructables: exploring - magic-tricks - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:45:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 Special Effects Fireball Shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Special-Effects-Fireball-Shooter/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:21:20 PDT
Make a "Magic" Wand - a Floating Levitation Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Magic-Wand-a-Floating-Levitation-Stick/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/I55R/HU0GTZFF/FEXI55RHU0GTZFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/I55R/HU0GTZFF/FEXI55RHU0GTZFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/I55R/HU0GTZFF/FEXI55RHU0GTZFF.SMALL.jpg Adeldor Similar to a flow wand or levistick, this "magic" wand is easy to make, easy to carry and entertains to no end. A very simple DIY woodworking project, it requires maybe a couple of hours total effort to make (excluding drying times). Some practice is needed to get the illusion down pat, but it's wo...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:20:49 PDT
Coin Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/Coin-knuckle-roll/
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:30:39 PDT
Magic Money Making Envelope http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Money-Making-Envelope/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 19:13:01 PST
Super Mario Mystery Box Magic Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Mystery-Box-Magic-Bank/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 09:53:05 PST
Magic Dice Illusion - Download and Make for Free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Dice-Illusion-Download-and-Make-for-Free/
Magic Dice Illusion - Download and Make for Free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/LOVP/HMVJDD18/FAJLOVPHMVJDD18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/LOVP/HMVJDD18/FAJLOVPHMVJDD18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/LOVP/HMVJDD18/FAJLOVPHMVJDD18.SMALL.gif robives An intriguing optical illusion for everyone to download and make for free. This model was originally published on www.robives.com There are no moving parts in the model but as you move the model side to side the dice appear to float around above the baseboard. Weird! Download the parts from th...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 02:37:58 PDT
Become a Soap Bubble Magician http://www.instructables.com/id/Become-a-Soap-Bubble-Magician/
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 06:15:38 PDT
How to Make a Fork and Spoon Appear to Levitate http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Fork-and-Spoon-Appear-to-Levitate/
How to Make a Fork and Spoon Appear to Levitate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/8S78/HGH6Y1NK/F1K8S78HGH6Y1NK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/8S78/HGH6Y1NK/F1K8S78HGH6Y1NK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/8S78/HGH6Y1NK/F1K8S78HGH6Y1NK.SMALL.jpg ptninjamonkey Ok, I'll admit, this is sort of an elementary magic trick, however it will take some practice getting the silverware to balance. Materials You will need: 1 ROUND* Toothpick 1 Metal** Fork 1 Metal** Spoon 1 Glass*** Cup *Has to be round because a square toothpick is too easy to balance with...
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Wed, 15 May 2013 16:36:42 PDT
How to Do a Powerful Coin Vanish Magic Trick http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Do-a-Powerful-Coin-Vanish-Magic-Trick/
How to Do a Powerful Coin Vanish Magic Trick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/CO3R/GNJD0PIB/FZDCO3RGNJD0PIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/CO3R/GNJD0PIB/FZDCO3RGNJD0PIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/CO3R/GNJD0PIB/FZDCO3RGNJD0PIB.SMALL.jpg The Magic Tricks Homepage This crazily powerful coin vanish effect  uses several 'sleight-of-hand' methods: The French Drop The Classic Palm The Wrist Subtlety If you haven't learned these yet, you should definately do so before you have a go at learning this trick. You can learn them all free here: Fund...
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Thu, 12 May 2011 02:21:50 PDT
Impossible Balance Board Illusion http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-Balance-Board-Illusion/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/TSHV/H3Z3SUL1/FABTSHVH3Z3SUL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/TSHV/H3Z3SUL1/FABTSHVH3Z3SUL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/TSHV/H3Z3SUL1/FABTSHVH3Z3SUL1.SMALL.jpg Diyified This is a very special balance board that only YOU can balance on. It is a very simple but effective illusion that just about anyone is able to pull off. All I used for this was: - Old skateboard deck -One set of wheels and trucks -Empty can of V8 soup (or some other small can that the wheel...
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 20:36:13 PDT
Multiple-secret book-box http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiple-secret-book-box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/7NJH/H2WESL18/FHW7NJHH2WESL18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/7NJH/H2WESL18/FHW7NJHH2WESL18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/7NJH/H2WESL18/FHW7NJHH2WESL18.SMALL.jpg lemonie This is the product of an idea I had. I started making it and eventually finished the thing. Outside it's a book, inside it's a box, with a secret-compartment, and another, and another. Incorporating a magnetic-lock, a gravity-lock, and a slide-lock it's designed to be "found-out" far enough that a ...
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Sat, 2 Jun 2012 18:38:42 PDT
How to make your own pyramid juggling balls http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-pyramid-juggling-balls/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2012 00:43:25 PST
Homemade Stripper Deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Stripper-Deck/
Homemade Stripper Deck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/2W47/GSUT2VMG/F0F2W47GSUT2VMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/2W47/GSUT2VMG/F0F2W47GSUT2VMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/2W47/GSUT2VMG/F0F2W47GSUT2VMG.SMALL.jpg Exscaly Please note - you probably will need a bit of stripper deck knowledge to understand some parts of this instructable I've always loved the effects of the stripper deck, but it costs so much more than a standard deck for a few cuts here and there. I was recently given a deck from a friend who never u...
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Sun, 2 Oct 2011 00:11:20 PDT
Easy Hypnosis Induction http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Hypnosis-Induction/
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Thu, 15 Jul 2010 22:01:16 PDT
LEVITATE without any witchcraft and like the pros http://www.instructables.com/id/LEVITATE-without-any-witchcraft-and-like-the-pros/
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Fri, 1 Sep 2006 19:01:09 PDT
Turn a cleaning sponge into a stunning Magic Trick! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-cleaning-sponge-into-a-stunning-Magic-Trick/
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Sun, 15 May 2011 12:04:53 PDT
The Spider Cut http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Spider-Cut/
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Sat, 5 Feb 2011 06:06:55 PST
Mysterious Physics Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Mysterious-Physics-Ring/
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Thu, 18 Nov 2010 08:28:53 PST
The Magic Propeller http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Magic-Propeller/
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Wed, 22 Sep 2010 13:06:16 PDT
Magic Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Tricks-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/VPI6/G9GQITZC/FE3VPI6G9GQITZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/VPI6/G9GQITZC/FE3VPI6G9GQITZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/VPI6/G9GQITZC/FE3VPI6G9GQITZC.SMALL.jpg zazenergy  Most people like to see magic tricks at least once in a while and some like performing them. Everyone should know at least a couple to entertain fussy children at social events and on public transportation. You might also want to know a few in case you lose your wallet on vacation and need some qui...
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Tue, 25 May 2010 09:46:27 PDT
Animated Optical Illusion! http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Optical-Illusion/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/PFFP/FYTCLNPC/FFCPFFPFYTCLNPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/PFFP/FYTCLNPC/FFCPFFPFYTCLNPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/PFFP/FYTCLNPC/FFCPFFPFYTCLNPC.SMALL.jpg signalred Learn how to create your own animated optical illusions. Based on the popular book, Magic Moving Images.
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Sat, 5 Sep 2009 22:41:45 PDT
Magic Stick Trick http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Stick-Trick/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/G54T/FZ8J3CRS/FRRG54TFZ8J3CRS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/G54T/FZ8J3CRS/FRRG54TFZ8J3CRS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/G54T/FZ8J3CRS/FRRG54TFZ8J3CRS.SMALL.jpg signalred This is a classic magic trick. It's very simple and very effective. I'll show you how to perform the trick, and show you how to make your own. Have fun!
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Sat, 5 Sep 2009 22:26:38 PDT
Color Card Change - aka - The CCC http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Card-Change-aka-The-CCC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/M4VW/FYNT9XUC/FGOM4VWFYNT9XUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/M4VW/FYNT9XUC/FGOM4VWFYNT9XUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/M4VW/FYNT9XUC/FGOM4VWFYNT9XUC.SMALL.jpg luke674 A quick but powerful effect that shows a card impossibly change right before your spectators eyes! Apperently, it's actually called the Erdnase Color Change, sometimes called the Houdini Color Change. Credit goes to Houdini himself for creating this trick.
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Sun, 23 Aug 2009 14:56:25 PDT
Telekinetic Pen! http://www.instructables.com/id/Telekinetic-Pen/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2008 06:03:16 PDT
Magic Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Table/
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Tue, 6 Nov 2007 11:47:49 PST