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Sawing a lady in half?  You ask for the assistance of a lady from the audience who lays down on a low six foot long table that is about a foot and a half wide.  A wooden stock is placed around her midsection and a dangerous looking bow saw is introduced as you start sawing through the stock and seemingly through the spectator!  After sawing to the bottom of the stock, the stock is removed and the spectator is discovered to be inside the perimeter of the bow saw, the blade having penetrated her body!  She must sit up or stand to her feet for the saw to be removed by lifting it over her head! The illusion comes complete with bow saw, stock, instructions, and a roadshow type carrying case which doubles as the sawing table.  The table/case when closed measures about 18" x 36" x 8" and resembles a medium-sized suitcase that weighs about seventy-five pounds when loaded.


The  is  truly a professional one-man portable illusion that packs small and plays big! The bow saw is formed out of high-strength one inch tubular steel and the blade has been nickel-plated to a near mirror finish.  The stocks are made of the finest birch lauan, with black formica type laminate borders, natural wood laminate interiors, and pinstriping.  Note that this is not the same effect as the Abbott sawing and while similar in effect to the Owen version, it is much less expensive and different in working.  This illusion was improved and modified from Robert Harbin's original See Saw plans and is made from the finest quality materials and workmanship.  It is a commercial and compact illusion that may be performed surrounded using any volunteer from the audience.     



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