Hot Prop Tricks How-Tos

How To: Make a matchstick stand up on its head

Is it magic or is it an illusion? See for yourself when you watch this video tutorial on how to make a matchstick stand up on its head. There's an easy solution to this magic trick, easier than you think. You don't need to be a magician to perform this match standing on its head trick. Anyone can do it!

How To: Give your cigarette lighter a huge boost

This is a video tutorial about how to boost your cigarette lighter and get a much bigger flame. This is great for playing a joke or prank on a friend, or maybe you just need a bigger flame. You know what they say, "the bigger your flame, the bigger your..." Watch this how-to video and modify a lighter to get a tall flame.

How To: Magically guess a random sentence from a book

In this tutorial, learn the secret behind the magic trick. You know that amazing trick where a magician asks you to choose any line from a book and he will guess it? Well, in this video you will discover the secret behind that very trick. This is much more simple than you would think and anyone can do it with the right set up. So, check it out and start baffling your buddies.

How To: Perform the "rope through the neck" trick

This video starts off with a magician performing a trick that he will teach. You are going to need a length of rope or a scarf to do this trick. The rope or scarf should be about five feet long. Put the rope behind your head so the sides are hanging normally down your chest. You’ll want the rope that is on the left side hanging a little lower then the right. Reach with the right hand and grab the rope high on your chest. With the left hand grab the rope on the right side making sure your left...

How To: Perform a great rope escape magic trick

Grab a friend and get ready to perform some magic! The Great Rope Escape is sure to amaze your audience! You will need a rope (two pieces, each roughly 3 feet long). Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic tricks.

How To: Make magic flash paper

Flash paper is used by magicians however it is very expensive to buy, here's how to make it the easy way! This is a perfect prop DIY for making magical paper that ignites easily. Normally you need sulphiric acid. This uses toilet paper, a crushed emergency flare and a camping stove.

How To: Perform the "coin bend" magic trick

Magic is something almost everybody wants to learn, so why not learn now? Magic tricks can be done by anybody, you just need a little confidence and a little sleight of hand to pull off the illusion. This video tutorial will show you how to perform the "coin bend" magic trick. Be a magician to your friends and your family! This is basic magic for beginners, so don't fret, see the reveal... learn how to bend an ordinary coin in half.

How To: Perform an amazing mind reading trick

Impress all of your friends with some magic, or as others like to say, illusions. You don't need to be a magician to learn the illusion of magic. See for yourself how easy it is to learn... watch this video tutorial to see how to perform an amazing mind reading trick, where you ask someone to think of number between 50 and 100, where both numbers have to be even numbers, and neither number can be the same. This mind reading trick leaves only six numbers left, essentially turning it into picki...

How To: Perform the "vanishing scarf" magic trick easily

Magic Trick: The Vanishing Scarf Have you ever heard of the Masked Magician? With the television series Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed, the so-called Masked Magician (Val Valentino) revealed secret after secret of the magicians repertoire. Valentino creates “the magic” then proceeds to reveal the reality of the illusions before a captivated television audience.

How To: Perform the "healed and sealed" soda can magic trick

The goal of this video tutorial is to teach you how to perform the "healed and sealed" soda can magic trick. This instructional is to help anyone wanting to be a magician, helping you understand technique and presentation of simple but effective illusions. These tricks are pretty easy, but with time, practice and patience you will be able to amaze your friends and your family. Learn the healed and sealed prop magic trick.

How To: Pull off the tablecloth trick

At some point in time on TV or in a movie we’ve all witnessed a person pull a tablecloth clear off of a table without spilling the items on top. This is not an illusion, it can be done. Don’t choose your mother’s fine china to start with but do try it out.

How To: Perform the "appearing bird" magic trick

Magic Trick: The Appearing Bird Have you ever heard of the Masked Magician? With the television series Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed, the so-called Masked Magician (Val Valentino) revealed secret after secret of the magicians repertoire. Valentino creates “the magic” then proceeds to reveal the reality of the illusions before a captivated television audience.

How To: Perform the "Best Coin Trick in the World"

Hello ladies and gentlemen, Greg Solomon is here today in this video tutorial to teach you how to perform the "Best Coin Trick in the World". He will show for you, and perform for you what many have referred to as the best coin trick there is. Immediately following the performance of this illusion, Greg will reveal to you, and explain to you how the coin illusion is performed.

How To: Perform a Cut and Restore Rope magic trick

This rope trick will have your audience asking "how'd you do that?" You will need a length of think rope about 3-4 feet long and a pair of scissors. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic tricks.

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