138 entries in Rubber Band
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Laurie Ireland Ireland's Rubber Band Thumb Tie Method thumb tie with rubber bands Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 1
Dr. L. Rothbart Beats the Band! handling for jumping rubber band Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 8) 3
Unknown The Jumping Rubber Band classicRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 134
Unknown The Penetrating Ring fingers trapped with rubber band, yet finger ring gets on finger Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 131
Ken Crossen Elas-Trick through hand The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 25) 104
Mel Forrester Rubber Band Thumb Tie knotting method Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 283
Dr. William E. Belanger No Rubber Cement three methods for clippo without rubber cement The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 116) 467
Ronald B. Edwards ScissorAction rubberband on scissors The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 162) 653
Gene Tarbell Rubber Band Off String rubber band penetrates string Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 104
Dai Vernon, Bill Bowman Dai Vernon's Adaption of Bill Bowman's "Clipped" rubber band is linked to safety pins when jumped off billInspired by The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 103
Sid Lorraine Snap! rubber band around folded business card, both cut but rubber band remains intact, should be called "Snappy"Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 10) 49
Bento Bento's Bat special paddle, which holds rubber bands on each side The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 133
Harry Lorayne Snap! Related toVariations HEX! 25
Unknown Linked Paper-Clip Idea rubber band is linked to safety pins when jumped off billInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 2) 306
Harry Lorayne, Walter Rollins Snap! Plus three part routine: one of two rubber bands vanishes from classic penetration position, broken and restored, second rubberband appears and vanishes Reputation-Makers 125
Roy Baker Bandit Bill with rubber band Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 236
Unknown The Uncanny Penetrating Rubber Bands now known as "Crazy Man's Handcuffs" Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 214
Alex Elmsley Twister puzzle about twisted wide rubber bandAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 5) 606
Bob Read, Pete Biro Impromptu Sight Bits Business gags with a rubber band and fingerettes Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 6) 72
Derek Dingle Elastic Illusion single rubber band splits in two, starts with optical illusion and single bandInspired by
  • Larry Arcuri & Karl Fulves
Related toVariations
The Chronicles (Issue 2) 1075
Neal Thomas A Puzzle rubber band configuration between fingers, "It should be noted, that Neal is 8 years old."Related toAlso published here The Chronicles (Issue 7) 1127
Karl Fulves Elastrik ending with genuinely linked rubber bandsInspired by The Chronicles (Issue 11) 1173
Arthur Setterington Tube-Off plastic tube is threaded on a rubber band and penetrates it under a handkerchief Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 10) 583
Neal Thomas Elastic Solution rubber band configuration between fingersRelated to The Chronicles (Issue 24) 1301
Karl Fulves Jacks And Jill cards penetrate rubber band around case Cryptology 110
Karl Fulves Puzzling Passage card penetrates rubber band around deck, problemRelated to Cryptology 105
Father Cyprian Cyprian's Passage rubber band around case, card visibly pushed throughRelated to Cryptology 106
Paul Harris Stretch rubber banded deck, top card pulled through and penetrates rubber bandVariations Close-up Entertainer 148
Alex Elmsley Twister No. 54, performer twist rubber band and spectator holds it, he cannot untwist itAlso published here Self-Working Table Magic 67
Karl Fulves Tale Twister No. 55, variation on Elmsley's Twister with two pens Self-Working Table Magic 68
Unknown Bet a Band No. 57, rubber band on finger which is held by spectator is freed, as a bar bet Self-Working Table Magic 70
Stanley Collins The Jumping Rubber Band No. 58, classic Self-Working Table Magic 71
Fred Furman Double Jump No. 59, Collins Jumping Rubber Band, with two bands Self-Working Table Magic 73
Bruce Elliott Flying Clipper No. 60, double jumping rubber band routine, on one is a paper clip, looks like clip jumps from band to band Self-Working Table Magic 73
Neal Thomas Strange Interlude No. 62, rubber band configuration between fingersAlso published here Self-Working Table Magic 75
Karl Fulves Slippery Shears No. 56, rubber band on scissors, us freed under handkerchief Self-Working Table Magic 69
Ken Beale A Quick Getaway No. 61, rubber band penetrates pencil held by spectator, with business card Self-Working Table Magic 74
Derek Dingle Elastic Illusion sleevingRelated toVariations The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 213
Jay Sankey Temporal Elasticity signed rubberband disappears from deck and reappears around wrist watch The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1, No. 12) 107
Michael Weber, Gaetan Bloom Flash Link really linked, see credit correction on page lxix The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. Winter Extra) 158
Michael Weber Linking Stanley really linked The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. Winter Extra) 159
Bill Kalush Rubber Ringer finger ring on rubber bandRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 13) 120
Steve Beam Convincer for Rubber Ringer Inspired by The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 36
Pascal Monmoine Match Missile building a match missile Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 6) 1234
El Duco Fantastic Elastics Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 3) 1191
Michael Weber The Linking Rubber Bands examinable at end Side Effects 7
Michael Weber Upward Mobility card rises, then card rises through rubber band of banded deck and stops halfway with band through center of card Side Effects 8
Bill Kalush Rubber Ringer two phasesAlso published here Magic with Finger Rings 12
Loren Michaels Band-It opposite than normal Crazy Man's Handcuffs West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1, No. 2) 12
Michael Rubinstein Elastically Yours torn rubber band is tied together, knot visibly vanishes The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 31, 32 & 33) 332
Michael Ammar, Harry Lorayne Harry Lorayne's Snapped Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 4) 7
Jay Sankey Elastic Infiltration rubberband around card case is initialed, vanishes and reappears inside case around deckVariations Sankey Panky 11
Michael Ammar Ring Band-It finger ring on rubber bandVariations Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 1) 1
A. Berkeley Davis Band Display touchesInspired by Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 4) 8
Ray Kosby Elephant Rubber rubber band is stretched and is then large rubber band Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 7) 1
Ray Kosby Recurring Nightmare Professor's Nightmare with 3 different sized rubber bands Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 11&12) 6
George D. Franzen The Dissolving Rubber Band as climax to usual penetration Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 11) 1426
Rajneesh Madhok The Uncanny Penetrating Finger Ring rubber band through finger ring Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 5) 1350
Eric DeCamps "Snap" Finger Ring/Link Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 7) 1371
Bill Wisch Bill's Monte rubber band around finger, spectator must trap it by grabbing correct fingerInspired by
  • Fred Furman (Encyclopedia of Impromptu Magic, p. 510, The Magic Book, p. 45)
The Chronicles (Issue 32) 1378
David Britland Elastic Thread as Reel Substitute Related to
  • "Penetrable Silk" (Spalding, Rice's Encyclopedia of Silk Magic Vol. 2)
Card Kinetics 38
Michael Ammar The Linking Bands Pinch finesseInspired by Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 4,5&6) 6
Dan Harlan, Mitch Williams Linking Rubber Bands Related toVariations Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 4,5&6) 28
Dan Harlan Traveling Cash folded bill jumps up the ladder of two rubber bands between fingers The Minotaur (Issue Sneak Preview) 1
Herb Zarrow Unlinking Bands The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1365
Arthur Setterington Getaway Also published here
  • "Getaway" (Arthur Setterington, New Pentagram, May 1970)
The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1368
Herb Zarrow Linking Bands The Chronicles (Issue 32) 1377
Dan Harlan The Incredible Shrinking Rubber Band The Minotaur (Vol. 1, No. 4) 8
Steve Beam Snap! Handling Inspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 30) 529
Chris Kenner The Battle of the Bands Related toAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 30) 525
Mark Fitzgerald Back Two-Gether reversed Setterington's linking rubber bands / Crazy Man's Handcuffs The Minotaur (Vol. 1, No. 2) 8
Jerry Andrus The Andrus Bands Inspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 33) 585
Stephen Kradolfer The Power Link The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 33) 581
Michael Weber Knot the Truth knot in rubberband divines selected matchbook, animation Life Savers 54
Sammy Rimington Loop de Loop band is "snapped" in two Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14, No. 1) 1878
Carl Albright Bang, You're Dead! Boomerang RubberbandVariations Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14, No. 12) 2005
Alex Elmsley The Twister (A Puzzle) The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 169
Bobby Plaut Breaking Up the Band broken rubber band transposes with unbroken one The Minotaur (Vol. 3, No. 4) 6
Michael Ammar Broken & Restored Rubberband Finesse The Magic of Michael Ammar 154
Harry Lorayne Snap! Related to The Minotaur (Vol. 3, No. 4) 6
Edward Marlo Stretching It card pocketed, banded deck, rubber band vanishes and reappears around pocketed card, two methodsVariations Banded Deck Effects 29
Ken Simmons Stretching It Too Far card pocketed, banded deck, rubber band vanishes and reappears around pocketed card, two methodsInspired by Banded Deck Effects 32
Ken Simmons A Banded Vanish rubber band around deck, it vanishes and remains gone Banded Deck Effects 10
Scott Robinson Robber Bands one of two rubber bands vanishesInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 37) 664
Scott Robinson Contra Band two rubber bands link, then one vanishes The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 39) 702
Stan Hersch The Linking Rubberbands credit corrections see p. 2003 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14, No. 6) 1933
Michael Ammar The Linking Headbands Pinch done with thick headbands The Magic of Michael Ammar 158
Michael Weber, Chris Kenner Stretching It - Phase One (linking)
- Phase Two Unlinking (Dan Harlan position)
Related to Life Savers 139
Michael Ammar Ring Band-It three phases The Magic of Michael Ammar 135
Michael Weber Offhand Penetration rubber band through spectator's wristRelated to Life Savers 58
Richard Bartram Break Through rubber band through pencil The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 37) 661
Michael Ammar The Crazy Man's Handcuffs The Magic of Michael Ammar 238
Dr. Gordon J. Arquette Apocalypse Variations Or Additions Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 7) 2095
Dan Harlan Inescapable thing with fingers locked with rubberband, credit corrections see p. 2231 (Vol. 4) Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 12) 2155
Steve Beam Encoded one of several rubber bands is selected, when stretched "You will pick me" is seen written on it The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 44) 792
Chris Kenner Missing Link Related toAlso published here Totally Out Of Control 15
Ken Kuroki Stanley Collins Meets Corinda 4-phase rubber band through fingers, fooling Five Times Five - Japan 48
Dan Harlan Joint Venture rubber band penetrates middle finger twice The Minotaur (Vol. 4, No. 2) 10
Barry Govan Ring Link ring on rubber band, finally rubber band is broken to release ring Ring Link 4
Mark Fitzgerald Duet penetrating rubber bands variations and handling, crazy man's handcuffs The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 43) 773
David Neighbors Twice As Crazy variation on Setterington's Crazy Man's Handcuffs The Minotaur (Vol. 4, No. 3) 3
Scott Hitchcock The Programmed Rubber Band instant between finger linking and application Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 10) 2277
T. C. Churchwell Band through Wrist Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 3) 2194
Michael Goldman A "Golden" Escape fingerring Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 6) 2225
Klipper Philip The Mysterious moving Coin "tension"-principle Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 1) 2310
Joe Rindfleisch Chain Gang several rubber bands knot together (link) in the hand The Minotaur (Vol. 6, No. 4) 14
Scott Hitchcock The Uncanny Re-Linked Rubber Bands acutally reverse for penetration Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 6) 2372
Michael Goldman Strand through Strand one rubberband Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 12) 2439
Joe Rindfleisch Snap Variation Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18, No. 5) 2506
Joel Givens Geometrick The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1041
Paul Daniels Truly Through stem of wine glass Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18, No. 10) 2559
Joel Givens Cuff Link rubber band is knotted, when the knot is untied there are two rubber bands The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 60) 1169
Bruce Colton Rubber Band Through Wrist Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 3) 2621
Peter W. Tappan The Old Jumping Rubber Band finessed handling Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 9) 2693
Bob Knigge Hook-Up two rubber bands link, reversed Crazy Man's Handcuffs, then through spectator's finger The Minotaur (Vol. 8, No. 1) 8
David Harkey, Eric Anderson Schmobius rubber band is impossibly tangled with a knot in it Ah-ha! 57
Joe Rindfleisch Stretching It rubber band travels from fingers of one hand to wrist of other hand The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 63) 1243
Helge Thun Double-Bind signed card appears folded in quarters in a box, folded card is wrapped in a rubber band The Book 73
Rainer Pfeiffer Snap-Shot linking rubberbands in the spectator's hands The Book 20
Joshua Jay Watch This! Rubberband visibly linked onto watchbandAlso published here A Teen's Routines 57
Troy Hooser The Locker Dan Harlan's linking rubber bands, pad lock appears linked with the bands as a climaxInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 68) 1395
Joshua Jay Watch This Rubberband visibly linked onto watchbandAlso published here Magic Atlas 125
Daniel Garcia Stretch Three phase routine with rubberbands and ring, link and unlink and vanish and appear

- Rubberbound (page 9)
- Ringshot (page 11)
- Ringlink Bros (page 13)
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Karl Fulves Band o'Notes [G] - Rubber Bands, How Sized chart with sizes Under Tension 13
Unknown Rubber Band Heat rubber band becomes hot when stretched, reprinted from "The Big Stretch" (Ada & Frank Graham, 1985) Under Tension 59
Karl Fulves Stretching Exercises card location with hidden rubber band in deck, then a rubber band vanishes and reappears in deck around some card and a selection jumps out Under Tension 68
David Acer Packs a Wallet! Rubberband wrapped around wallet vanishes, appears around a credit card inside the walletInspired by Random Acts of Magic 275
Karl Fulves Bandini QD & KD in banded deck, king penetrates rubber band visually together with butter knife, queen pops out Under Tension 14
Tomas Blomberg A Band On After doing Penetrating Rubber Bands / Crazy Mans Handcuffs, one of the rubberbands vanishes and appears looped on performer's ear Erik Nordvall Lecture Notes Asia 2006 17
Unknown The Psychic Rubber Band prediction written on rubber band Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 21) 314
Unknown Penetrating Rubber Band Gag through spectator's finger Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 8) 12
Tyler Wilson A.K.A. 47 rubberband and borrowed ring linkAlso published here Reinventing the Real 121
Michael Weber Inanimate Liar clean vanishAlso published here Knew & Improved 5
Shane Cobalt The Silly Little Rubber Band Trick Rubberband starts dangling from thumb, with a wave becomes intertwined between the fingers, more of a stunt Chasing Dovetails 25
Michael Weber Inanimate Liar clean vanishAlso published here Blackpool Twenty Twelve 9
Michael Weber Inanimate Liar clean vanishAlso published here The Session 2015 11
Henry Harrius Crazyman's Split Spectator and magician hold onto a single rubberband together, a gentle tap splits it into two rubberbands Pure 8
Michael Weber Inanimate Liar clean vanishAlso published here Black Tears 1