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Topic: Switch boxes that look like books
Message: Posted by: mcharisse (Jan 9, 2015 12:26AM)
I've been making switch boxes with bizarre themes recently, for cards, envelopes, photographs, etc, that are also cool boxes to hold props. And if you think of a box like this as a book, it makes the switch move very simple. This is a craft store box, with gimmick, in a more general magic theme, but of course these can be made in any theme you want. If you've ever made your own slates, you could make this yourself. Cigar boxes work great to hold and at some point switch larger items.
Message: Posted by: mcharisse (Jan 9, 2015 12:28AM)
Spine of book
Message: Posted by: mcharisse (Jan 9, 2015 12:29AM)
Try that again
Message: Posted by: mcharisse (Jan 9, 2015 12:30AM)
Side view, with ruler.
Marc
Message: Posted by: mcharisse (Jan 9, 2015 12:31AM)
Oops, forgot my favorite, the back of the book!
Message: Posted by: pepka (Jan 9, 2015 12:47AM)
Looks great!
Message: Posted by: Dick Oslund (Jan 9, 2015 04:37AM)
What do you do in your spare time????!!!! hee hee
Message: Posted by: MaxfieldsMagic (Mar 22, 2015 03:24PM)
Absolutely gorgeous.
Message: Posted by: Calvin Tong (Mar 23, 2015 02:14AM)
Very nice! Do you have a routine that you current use this in?
Message: Posted by: mcharisse (Mar 27, 2015 06:53AM)
Calvin,
Mostly I like the smaller boxes to carry cards and other small props. I use the switch capability to force cards and to let writing appear on a letter in an envelope.
Here's a link to boxes currently available at outlaw effects.
http://www.outlaw-effects.com/store/curio/the-dark-carnie-switch-box-book-series.html
Marc
Message: Posted by: A.J. (Aug 7, 2015 10:51AM)
Marc's boxes are fabulous! He's an expert craftsman and a true artist when it comes to making boxes of all kinds, including switch boxes.

Check out his pics and then ask him to make something special for you. He's a wonderful gentleman who delivers what he promises. Highly recommended.

A.J.