Magic Nook Magic
Card to Sealed Deck
by Wiz Kid Qua-Fiki
Based on Jon W. "One-arm Mac"
McDonald's $100 Ace trick from the 1950's, Qua-Fiki's
version, inspired by John Guastaferro's Famous Aces
(and with his kind permission) has JUMBO aces vanishing
and reappearing right from and to the hands of the
spectators holding the cards. The routine can be
performed as a stand-up stage or platform effect using no
table, or using just one table or music stand to
initially hold the cards until you load up the hands of
JUMBO Aces from James Gerrish on Vimeo.
In the video, you see Jim Gerrish
playing the part of all four spectators, but in an actual
performance you would use four separate helpers, each
handling only one set of cards and "dressing
rooms." They see nothing suspicious and have no idea
how the aces vanished and reappeared while in their
The e-Book contains instructions for
gaffing the cards using two identical decks of Jumbo (or
regular size) cards. The "dressing rooms" are
simply made of card stock or construction paper.
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