Forks Balancing on Thoothpicks

by Jose
(Salgado)

THE EFFECT: The magician is able to balance two forks on only two toothpicks and a salt shaker.


THE SECRET: The actual trick is not as hard as it sounds. First interlock the two forks. After that put one toothpick in the middle of both forks where they interlock.


Put a toothpick standing upright in a salt shaker at the other end of the first toothpick (see picture). At this point you should have an equal balance.


If you want remove the toothpick from the salt shaker holding the toothpick at the bottom and feel free to move it around the table, letting others hold the toothpick - it's up to you!


This is a really simple trick that is not well known and is a good way to amaze people at a dinner party.


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Feb 27, 2015
thanks NEW
by: cax

Well, I just got a vague idea about this trick, but is a bit confused about the step in which the two toothpicks are balanced. It would have been much easier if you had uploaded a video on this trick. Avia walking shoes

Mar 27, 2013
Video NEW
by: Anonymous

We need a video!

Mar 12, 2013
john NEW
by: Anonymous

cool i liked it. it worked out alot.

Dec 13, 2012
Huh? NEW
by: Anonymous

I really don't get how you did that. Is there a sideways toothpick and an upright one, or am I just seeing it wrong? It looks like not the forks that are balancing, but the toothpick that is levetating.

Nov 21, 2011
cooooooolllllllliiiiiioooooooo NEW
by: highflyer1232

nice job i did it at a wedding and got paid

Mar 15, 2011
Me
by: Bishop

I did that at ihop.

Jan 18, 2010
tdfgjh
by: Anonymous

put a video

Nov 18, 2009
....
by: Anonymous

Uh huh

Sep 28, 2009
6000
by: Anonymous

YTTYTY

Sep 04, 2009
portugues
by: Anonymous

olá podes me explicar em portugues q eu não percebi bem

May 29, 2009
HEELP
by: flapi

the connection of the two toothpicks is hard to get. closer information pleeeease!

May 26, 2009
ummmmmmmmmmmmm
by: kevin=Þ

this was actually hard on first time but you know what they say practice makes perfect ^^ i did it on first time i sucked but now i do this actually pretty well^^

May 22, 2009
success
by: Anonymous

I really like this trick its hard to set up but if you do it right it really amazes people

May 20, 2009
hi
by: name0

It dsnt work...

May 14, 2009
hi
by: name0

this is weird, i tried it but i didnt no how 2 put the two tooth picks together

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