Written by Tom Stone
Work of Tom Stone
254 pages (Hardcover), published by Hermetic Press
Illustrated with drawings by Tom Stone
Language: English
125 entries
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Tom Stone Debts of Gratitude
Peter Rosengren Tom asked me to write this introduction
Tom Stone "Ding!"
In the Eye (and up close)
Tom Stone Champagne short one-coin sequence with full glass and shoe production climax
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Tom Stone Shoe Duplication splitting a shoe in two, brief
Tom Stone Loading Strategies methods for obtaining loads without body loading
  • lifted up with magnet on shoe behind table
  • stealing from case as one picks something up from the floor
  • mechanical arm moves from table to other side of body with load
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Tom Stone Princess Salome's Drink to vanish a glass close up
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Tom Stone Prov. 31:6 performer turns around and suddenly has drink in hand
Tom Stone Card, Deck & Case selection disappears, then deck vanishes, reappears in card case with selection face up, seated
Glenn Morphew, Jason England Rub-a-Dub Vanish Variation
Tom Stone Case Removal Cut deck is cut as it is removed from case, used to load a card into center of deck
Tom Stone Subliminal Persuasion secret message appears as cards are riffled, nudist deck presentation
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Tom Stone Camera Gag film is pulled out of camera
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Tom Stone Loading Display displaying sandwich cards while loading odd-backed card
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Tom Stone Monty Walks Again four coins in coin box transpose with finger ring on string
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Box Turnover brief
Emile Clifton Clifton's Ring Move
Tom Stone One-Handed Turnover
Tom Stone Protection Against Chameleons idea
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Tom Stone, Tomas Blomberg Reality Glitch off-beat sandwich-transposition combo
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Tom Stone, Tomas Blomberg Gesture Transfer Switch one small spread held in each hand, during gesture some cards are secretly transferred from hand to hand
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Tom Stone Calculated Aces four spectators with a fourth of the deck do some dealing/spelling procedure and end up with an Ace on top, based on Jim Steinmeyer's "Nine Card Problem"
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Tom Stone King Castling sandwich-unequal transposition combo, two Kings tabled and other two Kings used to find selection, but they find two Kings and on table is found selection in place of the two other Kings
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Frank Simon, Tom Stone Versatile Outjog Control Handling
Tom Stone Misdirection Ditch from deck onto tabled packet
Tom Stone Ringbound borrowed ring is threaded on thread, transforms into cheap ring
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"Joro" Bruno Hennig Ring from Ring Box Extraction
Tom Stone Spoon Jumper plastic spoon jumps out of cup, gag
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Tom Stone Hoarders faro
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Tom Stone Minus Deck ATFUS table, handling away from deck
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Carmen D'Amico Multiple Shift sliding block, hindu shuffle
Tom Stone Stripper Finesse handling the selection and replacement for one-way deck
Tom Stone The Annoying Four presentation for eleven-card trick with four cards
Tom Stone Among the Mad Men odd-backed handling for Daryl's effect
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Brother John Hamman, Daryl Martinez Two-for-Four Count
Daryl Martinez Rising Crime Sequence
Lee Asher Asher Twist Half Pass
Edward Marlo Olram Subtlety brief
Eddie Taytelbaum, Tom Stone Flustered Display Variation
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Tom Stone Gap Drive coin travels from hand to elbow and back
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Masao Atsukawa, Tom Stone Coin Propulsion Variation coin is shot into other hand without visible movement
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Tom Stone Killer Gap Launcher idea for devise that shoots a coin
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Tom Stone Freedom Cuts choreography for the selection & replacement procedure for Free Cut Principle
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Roy Walton Free Cut Principle Handling choreography for the selection & replacement procedure for Free Cut Principle, see footnote
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Tom Stone Memorized Deck & Free Cut Principle some ideas
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Tom Stone Problems with the Memorized Deck rants
Tom Stone The Etude two spectators cut off piles, remember bottom cards and shuffle, memorized deck or new deck order
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Tom Stone Hand Rothing idea for climax for David Roth's "The Sleeve" (Expert Coin Magic)
Tom Stone Victorious Mead idea
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Tom Stone Matchbox Calculator writing on matchbox changes
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Tom Stone ElectroMatrix idea for matrix in spectators' outstreched hands
Tom Stone Poltergeist idea in which something falls off the shelf without performer being present
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Up the Funnel (and onto the platform)
Tom Stone Tracking Mr. Fogg thoughts on the Ambidextrous Travelers plot
  • Footprints
  • Passepartout
  • The Wager
  • Introducing Fix
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Tom Stone Ambivalent Travelers Travelers with two torn cards (four pieces)
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Transfer Switch here with torn pieces
Tom Stone Half-Card Vanish packet of half cards vanishes as hand waves over them
Tom Stone Warning - Bridge out further thoughts on the Ambidextrous Travelers plot
  • Slap!
  • A Sinister Man (includes letter exchanges with Stephen Minch)
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Tom Stone Mr. Fogg four signed cards travel into one pocket, then in different pockets
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Tom Stone Timing Fan Force one of four
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Dai Vernon, Tom Stone Multiple Shift Variant relativity push-in
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Allan Ackerman Swing Cut Bottom Palm
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Multiple Buckle
Tom Stone Jinx Change Variation
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Tom Stone Mr. Fogg's Codicil comments on previous routine
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Tom Stone Concerto for Cutlery Piano Card Trick with silverware
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Michael Weber Gaffed Spoon/Fork with credit information
Tom Stone Wooing Annette idea for blocking balls-and-net routine
Tom Stone Nullified! stand-up handling with glass
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Guy Hollingworth Optical Alignment
Tom Stone Color Steal & Change with small packet
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Tim Star, Baltazar Fuentes The Momentum Color-Change card on lower half of deck changes, card slides forward with wrist flick, with credit information, for more information see the "Sherwood Shake" reference
Related to
  • "The Sherwood Shake" (The Linking Ring, Vol. 91 No. 3, March 2011, p. 90)
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Karl Germain, Tom Stone Flash Card Change jacket cover
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Dave Rumfelt Card from Breast Pocket
Tom Stone, Looy Simonoff Shoe Loads money from shoe, severed foot from shoe
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Tom Stone Rope Segments
Tom Stone Almost Restored rope cut, safety pin appears and joins the rope together again
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George Sands The Sands End Switch with extra piece
Tom Stone Sharp Fingers fingers cut rope
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Tom Stone Drop and Restored visual restoration, magnet
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Tom Stone Benson-Frakson Combo idea for design for clear bucket for miser's dream
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Tom Stone Whip Restoration visual restoration
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Tom Stone Conic Relief ideas and sequences for Dai Vernon's "Ball, Cone and Handkerchief"
  • The Cone as a Holdout
  • The Cone as a Servante
  • Combinations
  • Vernon's Basic Vanish
  • Changes
  • The Surprise Load
  • Extending it Outward
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Dai Vernon Vernon's Basic Vanish ball & cone vanish
Tom Stone Light Bulb & Lampshade Idea
Tom Stone Let Them Eat Cake idea for comedy routine, picture of cake instead of real cake is "baked" in dove pan
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Into the Sky (and onto the stage)
Tom Stone The Monodextrous Brigand several ideas for Sawa's Slot Machine plot
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Tom Stone Microphone Stand Load
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Tom Stone An Addition to John Carney's "Hot Slot" idea
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Tom Stone Work in progress glass production followed by Silk and Silver routine
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Jardine Ellis, Tom Stone Jardine Ellis' Glass Production steal from chair
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Tom Stone Coin Holder underneath glass
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Tom Stone Jardine Ellis Glass Production idea with spectator's hand
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Tom Stone Silk and Silver Ammar coin clip in silk, idea
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Cardini Coin Softener making soft coins
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Tom Stone Pocket Shots: Ten Card Rhythms ideas
Tom Stone Incompetent Cards to Pocket idea for routine, no method
Tom Stone Disembodied Cards to Pocket pocket is ripped out and put on table, idea
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John Houdi Burning Things on Stage tip to avoid failing lighter
Tom Stone A Toast for Charon three coins appear with glass, travel to silk, vanish, bottle production
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Fingertip Rest to Lower Downs Palm
Geoffrey Latta, Tom Stone Multiple French Pop one-handed multiple coin vanish
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Tom Stone Light Stretching production of Fantasio Appearing Candle
Tom Stone Roomtone idea with sound
Tom Stone Salt-X-Change white silk in hand changes place with salt in saltshaker
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David Williamson, Tom Stone Thumb Tip Silk Vanish
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Tom Stone Salt Container
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Tom Stone Mental Sports sport objects, idea
Tom Stone Benson Burner stand-up Benson Bowl routine with dozens of sponge balls as final load
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Tom Stone The Servante servante for a stand-up table
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Tom Stone Black Drop black art, vanish of small object
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The Wand Spin brief
David Williamson, Tom Stone Whirly Bird Vanish Variation table edge unload
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Spongeball Vanish
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Tom Stone Helena of the East color of lipstick prediction, idea
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Tom Stone Gold Wielder
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Tom Stone Hotel Psychometry idea with hotel key cards
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Among the Clouds (thoughts and theories)
Tom Stone Resonance Theory
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Tom Stone Too Perfect Imperfect on the Too-Perfect Theory
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Tom Stone Rejection
Tom Stone Acknowledgements
Tom Stone Publishing History
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