The Cut & Restored Rope Trick
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1 length of rope, about as long as your arm span
Rope
1 pair of Scissors
Scissors
*BEFORE THE SHOW PREPARATION* Get a rope that is as long as your arms.
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*BEFORE THE SHOW PREPARATION* Make a mark six inches from each end with a pen or pencil.
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Now that the rope is prepared, start the trick by showing the rope by spreading it between the hands
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Hold the one end in your left hand and loop the rope over your fingers like illustrated.
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Tie the end you are holding around the bend in the rope at you fingers using a single overhand knot.
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Hold the knot in one hand, tie the free end around the bend in the rope with a single overhand knot.
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Stretch the rope between the hands showing three distinct sections with knots as dividers.
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With a pair of scissors, cut the rope at one of your secret marks.
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Now, with the scissors, cut the rope at your second secret mark.
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The rope will now appear to have been cut into three sections that are now knotted together.
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Begin to coil the rope around your left hand, secretly sliding the knots off into your right hand.
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With the knots hidden in your hand, reach behind your table to get a wand, leaving the knots behind.
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Uncoil the rope, showing that it is now restored. Than take a bow.
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