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Easy Magic Trick: The “Impassable” Corks

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Easy Magic Trick: The “Impassable” Corks
In this effect, you hold two wine corks that are seemingly interlocked, and somehow pull the corks through each other. It’s a fast, visual trick that you can also perform with rolled dollar bills and other objects of roughly the same size as wine corks.

Secret:
When you grab the corks with your fingers, it looks as if the corks are interlocked, but they aren’t. The secret lies in the way that you grab the corks.

Materials:
Two wine corks, rolled dollar bills or other cylindrical objects of roughly the same size as wine corks. For the purposes of the explanation, we’ll assume that you are using corks.

To start, place a cork in the crook of each hand-the bottom point of the “V”-between the thumb and first finger, just as in the picture above.

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