93 entries in Mental Magic / Effects / Metal Bending
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on melting spoons
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 16
Unknown Bending the Spoon against table, optical illusion gag, done for real as gag
After the Dessert 14
Al Baker Bending a Half Dollar
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 182
Jay Marshall The Difference spoon bend on table
Related to The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 59) 242
George Karger Karger's Bent Coin switch
My Best 172
Nepomuk Nickleplated bending spoon convincer
Related toAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 200) 799
Unknown The Bent Penny coin bends in spectator's hand
Modern Coin Magic 186
Derek Vernon Nickel-Plated bending spoon convincer, coin
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here The Best in Magic 7
Edward Marlo Solid-Soft-Solid-Gone coin folded in paper is bent
Coining Magic 16
Bert Allerton The Bent Spoon
Related to The Close-Up Magician 10
Gene Nielsen Gellerism Plus penny bending
The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 81) 402
Karl Fulves Psilver selection of spoon or fork is predicted, they then change places in the hand and pocket of the spectator, then one bends like the other, power of darkness elements
Also published here Close-Up Mental Magic 51
Stephen Minch Mental Metals nail bending
Mind & Matter 13
Stephen Minch Wilting Coinage bending borrowed coin visibly
Mind & Matter 47
Bob Hamilton Bent Upon Deception.. key bend with the aid of other keys
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 5) 58
Barry Govan The Bending Key
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 10) 115
B.C. Milnov The Mind Benders nail / spike bending
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 127) 631
Harvey Rosenthal The Unknown coin bends in two steps, metamorphosis change
Close-Up Sampler — Part 1 10
Al Mann Metal-Kinesis spoon bends under handkerchief, Dick Van Brummer's "The Solid Ghost"
Mental-Ettes 9
Philip T. Goldstein Chaos gathered metal objects put in a handkerchief and react on their own, some of them are bent
The Blue Book of Mentalism 27
Philip T. Goldstein Onstage Bender staging for key-bending
The Green Book of Mentalism 18
Gene Nielsen The Geller-Effect! spoon bending, two spoons
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 170) 847
Amazing Randi The Amazing Randi spoon bends and eventually breaks
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 183) 911
Al Mann The Bends coin is bent and folded
Related to Psycho-Mentisis 1
Al Mann The Spikes of Asmodeus historical comments on bending nails, nail bending act with several nails and spectator participation
Related to Psycho-Mentisis 8
Fred C. Baumann Metalogic spoon bends and then breaks, extra bowl à la Hiroshi Sawa ("Gary Ueller", Genii)
Variations New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 10) 1
Stephen Tucker Spoonerism spoon bending
Also published here The Talon (Issue 1) 1
Karl Fulves Psilver No. 44, selection of spoon or fork is predicted, they then change places in the hand and pocket of the spectator, then one bends like the other, power of darkness elements
Also published here Self-Working Mental Magic 69
Mike Caveney Bent Spoons two spoons, one held wrapped in a napkin, the other one visibly
Magicomedy 63
Tom Gagnon Bending Coin
Sleightly Original 67
Ben Harris Round the Ben-d spoon bending, it breaks and is restored
Inspired by Magic from which Memories are Made! 73
Ted Lesley The Glass Key keys put in glass, glass explodes keys are bent
The Shattered Chalice 10
Al Mann Notes other ways to break a glass and bend keys
The Shattered Chalice 10
Unknown Bending a Steel Bar with the Head! No. 74
101 Psychic Tests 19
Ross Bertram Eerie Feller metal bending with nail
Bertram on Sleight of Hand 202
Stephen Tucker Spoonerism spoon bends and breaks
Also published here Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 45
Unknown Bending a Bar of Steel! No. 61
101 Psychic Tests 16
Unknown Bending a Large Thick Nail with Your Bare Hands! No. 66
101 Psychic Tests 17
Unknown Bending a Nail with Your Teeth! No. 67
101 Psychic Tests 17
Steve Beam Key Bender old car keys, borrowed, bent and unbent
The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 6) 91
Roger Klause Welded! spoon bending routine
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 19) 182
Ben Harris The Bobo Switch applied to key bending
Gellerism Revealed 45
Ben Harris, Uri Geller Subtleties
  • The Pivot Move with Key No. 1
  • The Pivot Move with Key No. 2
  • The Flat Edge, Cut Edge Move
  • The Multi-Bend and Drop
  • The Key to Success Move
  • The Finger Cover and Turn
  • The Spectator Hold
  • The By-Play
  • Keep Rubbing
  • The Time Lag
  • The "Can You Feel It?" By-Play
Gellerism Revealed 48
Ben Harris The Psychology Behind the Key Bend
  • The Metal Bend
  • The Amazement Factor
  • Suspension of Disbelief
  • The Involvement Factor
  • The Authority Factor
Gellerism Revealed 11
Ben Harris The Cutlery Bend chapter intro
Gellerism Revealed 63
John Riggs One Handed Gellerism spoon bending, slow bend until it breaks
The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 12) 198
Ben Harris The Physical Methods thoughts about the methods used by Uri Geller
  • Television Work / Limited Field of Vision
  • Scope of Television Performance
  • The Cutlery
  • The Switchboard Effect
  • Lecture Work / Video Gimmickery
  • Chair Chicanery
  • Try Trickiness
Gellerism Revealed 21
Ben Harris, Uri Geller Effecting Bends in Cutlery
  • In the Hands
  • The Table Bend
  • The Chair Bend
Gellerism Revealed 63
John Riggs Bent Over Double
Related to The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 12) 204
Ben Harris Natural Bends exploiting already bent spoons like Uri Geller
Gellerism Revealed 27
Ben Harris, Uri Geller Revealing Bends in Cutlery
  • The Twist Move
  • The Fair Play Move
  • The Pivot
  • Bendiferous
Gellerism Revealed 68
Doug Edwards Past Bending fork or spoon is bend and broken
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1053
Ben Harris, Uri Geller The Standard Bends
  • In the Hands
  • The Table Bend
  • The Chair Bend
  • The Microphone Bend
Gellerism Revealed 27
Ben Harris, Uri Geller The Rigged Spoon bowl falls off
  • Handling the Rigged Spoon
  • In the Spectator's Hand
Gellerism Revealed 74
Bob King Key Bender
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 11) 1133
Ben Harris, Uri Geller The Not so Standard Bends
  • The Shipi Bend
  • Long-Distance Bends
  • The Natural Key Gimmick
Gellerism Revealed 35
Ben Harris Bendsation
Out Of His Mind! 119
Ben Harris The B.H. Gimmick for key bending
  • The Handling
  • The Two-Handed Method
Gellerism Revealed 37
Bob Nixon Mind Over Matter borrowed key is bent
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 5&6) 9
Karl Fulves Noops! two spoons, one bent, condition reverses and other spoon is bent now
The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1374
Ben Harris Twirl getting a cork-screw twist in handle
Off the Wall 60
David Williamson A Little Spoon Bending spoon mending with secret extra bowl
Also published here How Magic Works 7
Fred C. Baumann The Folding Spoon
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 3) 1901
Bob Friedhoffer Strongarm
Variations Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 8) 1959
Michael Weber You're Uri a openly bent spoon is rubbed, it starts to smoke and eventually the spoon is straightened and finally breaks
Life Savers 12
Alan Alan Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 4) 2059
Bob King Bend that Spoon! spoon bending routine, transformation into fork
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 11) 2281
David Neighbors Bent Outta Shape several keys are bent, with spectator
The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 1) 1
Fred C. Baumann Shades of Geller spoon bending
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 9) 2402
Alain Nu Silver Wear clever spoon bending routine, three spoons
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 58) 1102
Felix Farrell Baby-Bend bending spoon, additional handle
Aus dem Effeff... 45
R. Paul Wilson Mr Spoons spoon bending
The Little Black Book 15
John Riggs Key Shocker
Related to The Magic of John Riggs 70
John Riggs Slow Motion Gellerism spoon bends and eventually breaks
The Magic of John Riggs 73
Karl Fulves Headlines, Jokes, Puzzles
Related to The Fine Print (Issue 2) 18
Wylee Packer Off On A Bender bending a key
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 6) 2656
Alain Nu, Hiroshi Sawa Fender Bender one handed spoon bending routine
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 62) 1204
Alain Nu Impossibender spoon bending, forming a loop, one handed
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 62) 1205
Ken De Courcy Geller for Dinner multi-phase routine with spoon, spoon apparently bends then it vanishes
Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 2) 4
David Harkey, Eric Anderson Torque coin gets hot, is dropped into drink which boils, bends
Variations Ah-ha! 12
Chad Long Stretching Silver borrowed quarter is bent and stretched, then returned
Some Other Stuff... 7
David Berglas Uri Geller on Uri Geller, metal bending, Robert Harbin
The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 300
David Williamson Prehensil Utensil spoon mending with secret extra bowl
Also published here MagiFest ManiFest 7
David Acer Get Bent As magician tries to bend spoon, tie becomes bent - then spoon suddenly bends
Random Acts of Magic 285
Daniel Garcia Clip Trip Straightened paperclip bends visually
Limited 19
Unknown Bluff Bending against table, optical illusion gag
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 40
Dee Christopher BPQS gag message appears on spoon after spoon bending
The Blackpool Prediction 42
Doug Edwards Geller Coffee bending spoon gag, prop
Nukes 151
Tomas Blomberg Brazilian Bend spoon inside a cup of coffee slowly bends without touching
Blomberg Laboratories 39
John Wilson The Hypnotic Coin Bend coin bends in spectator's hand
Inspired by
  • "Skin" (Benjamin Earl, DVD, 2008)
You and Me and the Devil Makes Three - Volume I 25
Tino Plaz Mentales Plastik comedy nail bending routine with a straw
Moby Trick 4
Samuel Varg, Jon Allen The Double Peek Warped Coin Routine coin bends when held by spectator's hands, includes nice subtlety by Jon Allen where spectator can peek at the coin to check it has bent yet
Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 2 (Winter #2)) 168
Paul Vigil ICON Redux "A Multi-Phase Mental Coin Routine"
  • Phase 1: Spinning is Everything (heads or tails predicted)
  • Phase 2: A Penny for your Thoughts (coin after elimination process predicted)
  • Phase 3: Heads Up (date on a chosen coin predicted)
  • Phase 4: Eye-Con (coin bends)
  • Phase 5: A Supplementary Continuation
  • Phase 6: Folie à Plusieurs
  • Afterthoughts
  • Further Thoughts (incorporating Yigal Mesika's "Electric Touch")
  • Notes
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