The Rough and Smooth Project

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The Rough and Smooth Project

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DVD by Lawrence Turner (35.00)

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Lawrence Turner knows a thing or two about 'roughing'. With over 10 years of experience, and a wildly successful lecture programme dedicated to the art of roughing cards, he is the 'go to guy' for all things rough 'n smooth. On this project Lawrence will arm you with everything you need to know to become a true expert in this essential skill.

With Lawrence's clearly taught techniques under your belt you will never have to buy a roughed deck or gimmick again. Using the supplied special 'roughing stick' you'll be able to construct your very own Invisible, Brainwave, Super Nude, Forcing and Pop-Eyed Popper Decks in minutes.

You'll also get the inside scoop on some of Lawrence's uber improvements to the age old classic gaffed decks - adding new displays and convincers that will take your magic to another level.

  • Comes with Roughing Stick sample - enough to make countless gaff decks & gimmicked packet tricks.
  • Learn everything you need to know about 'roughing' playing cards.
  • Make your own gaff decks and gimmicks.

  • Invisible Deck - ANY named card appears face down in the deck 
  • Brainwave Deck - ANY named card appears face down in the deck and has a different coloured back! 
  • Pop-eyed Popper Deck - whatever card they take, it's ALWAYS the one you want! 
  • Dealable Pop-eyed Popper Deck - like above but DEALABLE! 
  • Super Nude Deck - the cards are blank on the face and the back. And then THEY'RE NOT! 
  • Simple Forcing Deck - force a word, a value or anything you can think of!


  • Turbo Invisible Deck - An Invisible / Brainwave style deck that can be spread, fanned, riffled and dribbled to show both faces and backs.
  • KK Invisible Deck - An invisible deck that allows you to show all of the cards BACKS! 
  • Advanced Forcing Deck - taking your forces to another level. 
  • DNF Deck - awesome tool for practicing card flourishes and XCM


  • Introduction 
  • Roughing product options 
  • Roughing a pair of cards 
  • How to handle roughed cards 
  • Roughing a single card 
  • Roughing a triple 
  • How to SPOT rough cards 
  • How to SUPER rough cards 
  • Handling SUPER rough cards 
  • Roughed cards as a keycard 
  • The Svengali Principle 
  • Corner Shorting your decks 
  • Pencil Dotting your decks


  • Introduction to roughing spray 
  • How to spray the cards 
  • Drying Times 
  • How to SPOT rough with spray 
  • How to SUPER rough with spray

And then Lawrence will even show you how to make (in real time) your own Invisible Deck. 5 minutes and you're done!

The project also features an in-depth interview section where Lawrence answers the burning questions he ALWAYS gets asked at his 'Roughing Lecture'. Learn how to fix a sticky deck. Extend the longevity of your special decks. How to avoid splitting the WRONG pairs. Keeping spectators from examining your cards. It's all answered here!


Customer reviews for The Rough and Smooth Project



Picked this up to get a Robson Roughing Stick, thought there might be a few good ideas on the DVD. I seriously underestimated just how much great content there would be! It opens up the possibilities for your gaff-deck arsenal and is a great primer on making your own rough/smooth decks, whether you use the super-convenient stick or old-school spray. You’ll possibly want to order a Roughing Stick when they’re back in stock, depending on how much roughing you plan to do - the included stick is a “sample” size, a bit less than half the size of a full stick. That’s still enough to make 50-plus decks, but there’s a lot of great ideas on this DVD you’re going to want to play around with, plus there’s the fact that a roughing stick can be used to “revive” a worn-smooth-from-use rough/smooth deck made from spray!


Official review from Genii Magazine

From the April 2016 Genii magazine. Reviewed by Joe M. Turner

This [is] a fine resource for the person who wants to be ready for do-it-yourself construction or repair of your gaffed decks. It will surely spark creativity, and the included roughing stick sample means you can start immediately.

Copyright 2016 by The Genii Corporation.


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