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Sometime in October, I'll be visiting for the airshow Or at least I believe that I will be.

And the cello video is really awesome. It's interesting to see cf used that way. All I need is a CF trumpet
i don't think a CF trumpet would work because of the way a trumpet works. It is actually the brass that helps make the sound.
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Ever wondered how Chris Angel goes through solid glass; here's how


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Kinda disappointing, having these kinds of secrets being publicly revealed. Ruins half of the fun of a lot of magic illusions. Neat trick though, and deceptively simple to execute.
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Kinda disappointing, having these kinds of secrets being publicly revealed. Ruins half of the fun of a lot of magic illusions. Neat trick though, and deceptively simple to execute.
To be honest; I personally find it interesting to know how these illusions are done. It's a fact that there's nothing supernatural behind illusions and I find it intriguing to figure out the secrets and by knowing how several of them are performed it's easier to decompose other illusions. Further, showing how some of the common illusions are done can spark interest in the younger generation to get into magic.

Furthermore, showing how a lot of common/popular illusions are done can push illusionists to develop newer/better tricks.

I can see that some people may be disappointed by how simple some of these illusions are and by how easily they were fooled, but being a great illusionist is all about showmanship.
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i don't think a CF trumpet would work because of the way a trumpet works. It is actually the brass that helps make the sound.
It would depend on the properties of each material. Pretty much every instrument needs to vibrate to create sound, so it all depends on how brass (or silver plated brass) vibrate.
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Hello again.

After a refreshing weekend out of town and completing a side project I am prepared to get back to work.

You may recall that I made some feet for this project but declined to sand them and went straight to polishing the routed edges. I had almost convinced myself that I liked them... almost.

In truth I would like more clarity and a glass-like finish so I am in the process of going back and sanding all 5 feet.

I'll post some images once I get that done, then it is time to start assembly of the lower chamber.




P.S. Lego ~ Cool video! Years ago I was a Loudness fan, perhaps it is the ethnicity that reminds of them. Good stuff.

And Magic: Dispelling and revealing does kinda break the awe, but still it is neat to see how they do it.


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