Fulves, Karl: Self-Working Rope Magic: 70 Foolproof Tricks
©1990 Karl Fulves, Published by Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486265412
Paper, perfect-bound, 160 Pages, 5.375:x8.5"
Self-Working Rope Magic
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Comments (Dover Publications): 70 of the best rope tricks ever devised using overhand knots, slip knots and square knots. Dissolve knots, cut and restore ropes, make ropes magically shrink or grow longer, rope escape tricks, flourish knots. 423 illustrations and clear, easy-to-follow directions make performing these startling feats foolproof.

Contents:

1 The Preliminaries

4 The Overhand Knot
4 The Basic Overhand Knot
5 Slide Off
6 Betcha Knot
8 Triple Knots
9 Dissolving Double Knot
10 The Captive Knot
13 Ghost Knot

17 The Slip Knot
17 Quick Slip Knot
18 Slippery Knot
20 Ringo
22 Name a Number
24 Convertible Knot
26 Soap on a Rope
28 Miller's Sliding Knots

34 The Square Knot
34 Basic Square Knot
36 The Granny Knot
38 Time in a Knot
38 Half a Square
39 Enough Rope
42 Siberian Rope Release
44 Square-Knot Paradox

47 Special Effects
47 Pop-Off Knot
48 The Fake Knot
50 Sliding Knot
51 "Here, Spot!"

54 Flourish Knots
54 Throw Knot
55 One-Hand Knot
56 Self-Taught Ropes
57 One-Hand Figure
58 Fake Unknot
60 The Double Knot
61 Double-Ring Ceremony

65 Dissolving Knots
65 Not Knot
66 Dissolvo
68 Pull-Away Knot
69 Posi-Negative Knots
70 Pretzel Knot
72 Triplicity
75 The Penrose Knot

77 Cut-and-Restored Rope
77 Vishnu Rope Mystery
81 Impey's Impromptu
83 Karl Germaine's Method
85 Hindu Turban Mystery
88 Scissorcut
89 Knot at All
92 Victor Rope Trick

99 The Hunter Knot
99 A Possible Impossibility
101 Fooling the Expert
102 Neale's Knot
103 Double Cross
105 Hunter Killer

107 Ropes That Think
107 Liar's Ropes
110 Thought Knots
111 Wishing Rings
114 Spirit Knots
117 Séance
120 The Hanging

123 Miracle Move
123 Miller's Move
125 Hummering I
127 Hummering II
127 Releaso

130 Psychic Rope Ties
130 Telekinetic Ring
132 Fourth-Dimension Knot
135 Locked in Place
138 Watch the Watch
140 Gysel Spirit Tie
142 Spirit Music
143 The Kellar Tie
146 Six Glasses
147 Adam's Apple



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