Cut by machine process. Folded and finished by hand.
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I promise this design complies with the usual terms and conditions: it was made from one, single playing card, purely by slitting and folding, without glue or adhesive of any kind. Nothing has been cut and glued back together.
Over the years, quite a few 'experts' have told me that it is impossible to create this card under the terms and conditions stated. They are wrong. It isn't, and I've done it.
I don't know where the idea for this design came from. I know that for some time I had wanted to create a card based on a pentagonal shape. I had a few ideas that never really went anywhere or that didn't seem very satisfying to me. Slowly but surely, this design took shape in my mind and became more 'impossible' in the process. I'm fairly happy with the result. It's one of the more unusual designs, I think, and I'm pleased I found a way to make it work.
I'm pleased that many people seem to think this design is impossible. I'm not a professional magician, but I am a member of the Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star for performance. Creating impossible things and experiences is what we magicians like to do!
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