Written by Michael Weber
Work of Michael Weber
165 pages (Hardcover), published by Kaufman and Greenberg
Illustrated with photographs and drawings by Greg Manwaring
Language: English
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Michael Weber Improvised vs. Impromptu: An Introduction by Way of Definition
Michael Weber You're Uri a openly bent spoon is rubbed, it starts to smoke and eventually the spoon is straightened and finally breaks
Michael Weber, Michael Close, Eric A. Maurin Coffee Machine time machine presentation while drinking coffee, sugar packet is restored, coffee free of sugar and spoon vanishes from mug and is resting dry on the table again
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Michael Weber Torn and Restored Sugar Packet
Inspired by 16
Michael Weber, Eric A. Maurin Vanishing Spoon while stirring, with coin
Michael Weber Cream Vanishes from Coffee additional idea
Michael Weber, Jeff McBride Hiding McBride splitting spoons, McBride produced missing knife at a meal
Michael Weber A Man for All Seasons rolled up napkin acts as a salt shaker, then pepper is produced and finally sugar from the same napkin
Ray Kosby Tear For Two two sugar packets are torn and restored
Michael Weber Hot Production Item spoon penetrates napkin, then a glass/bottle appears, steal on table
Spoon Through Napkin method normally with a coin
Inspired by 27
Michael Weber Off the Deep End finger ring penetrates spoon on wide end
Michael Weber Change of Seasons a salt and a pepper shaker are each covered with a napkin, then they transpose and finally fuse together to a shaker which is filled with half salt / half pepper
Related to 31
Michael Weber Sub-Strategy filled glass vanishes under handkerchief, seated
Related to
  • John Scarne's "The Uncrushable Glass" in "Scarne's Magic Tricks" p. 200
Michael Weber Swatch This spectator sets a watch, time is predicted, using property of swatch brand
Related to
  • Heinz Gieppner's "Radarstrahlen" in "Magie" 1950, No. 9.
Also published here
Michael Weber The One-Two Punch from one ticket to another
Michael Weber Moxie monte with match boxes, one is filled, in the end the game is only played with two boxes, matches appear in box which was put away before
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Michael Weber Thoughts of Tom Jacobson piano card trick with socks
Variations 46
Michael Weber Down with Safety pulling a safety pin along a man's shirt
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Michael Weber, Han van Senus, Dan Garrett An End to Pindemonium linking pins
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Michael Weber Knot the Truth knot in rubberband divines selected matchbook, animation
Michael Weber Knocked for a Loop ripped and restored belt loop
Michael Weber Offhand Penetration rubber band through spectator's wrist
Related toAlso published here 58
Michael Weber Working Without a Grant signed and ungimmicked
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Michael Weber The Five-Cent Ring On Stick
Related toVariations 67
Michael Weber Q-Tip
Inspired by 69
Michael Weber Powers of Dimness index fingers on spectator's eyelids, ashtray starts to levitate
Related to
  • Howard Thurston's "200 Tricks You Can Do" p. 180
Eric A. Maurin Penny Candy with small coins, handful of change
Michael Weber The Laying-On of Hands prediction of an object, pateo
Michael Weber Crosswords partly filled crossword puzzle, divination of a word
VariationsAlso published here 77
Michael Weber Directory Assistants prediction is a phone number, Jack Diamonds on other end
Michael Weber Satan's Serviette impromptu Devil's Handkerchief with paper napkin
Michael Weber United Divinations ashes on arm, impromptu Devil's Handkerchief to force a billet
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Michael Weber Improvised Pulls with rubber bands
  • Band Together
  • Hole-der
  • Looper
  • Pen Ultimate
Michael Weber The Wrigley Device quickly build gimmick to vanish/ produce cigarettes, liquids
Related to
  • "Abra", January 1951
Michael Weber Flame Thrower improvised flash device, flame thrower
Michael Weber Undercover Transposition signed bill transpose with paper matches and is stapled to its cover
Also published here 96
Michael Weber To Feed Many food (grapes, nuts or the like) placed in bowls, even though some are eaten the amount stays the same, mathematical principle (edge counting)
VariationsAlso published here 103
Michael Weber The Cap in the Bottle cap penetrates bottle
VariationsAlso published here 106
Michael Weber Sight of Hand reading in the dark
Michael Weber Dispensed Deception ring in plastic bubble form a bubble gum machine, almost impromptu
Michael Weber Appealing Illusion picture in magazine, apparently peel the top layer and see under the picture (car and engine, woman and underwear), removing the torn paper part and everything is normal again
Variations 115
Michael Weber Just the Fax psychological test is faxed and answers predicted, psychological forces
Michael Weber The Ship in the Bottle ungaffed, coin not bigger than opening, improved handling
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Michael Weber 20th-Century Ten borrowed $10 bill appears stapled between two $1 bills
Michael Weber A Better Mousetrap three phases, based on Robert E. Neale's "The Trapdoor Card"
Inspired byRelated to 130
Michael Weber, Chris Kenner Stretching It
  • Phase One (linking)
  • Phase Two Unlinking (Dan Harlan position)
Related toAlso published here 139
Michael Weber Four Dollars in Change ring folded from a five dollar bill transposes with a one dollar bill
Neal Elias Bild Folded Into Finger Ring
Data entered by Lorenz Schär, October 2015.