29 entries in Wand & Stick / Chinese Sticks
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Pillars of Solomon, and the Magic Bradawl precursors of Chinese Sticks
1876 Modern Magic 330
Carl Willmann Der Zauberstab und seine verschiedenen Präparationen
  • continued explanation of shooting wand
  • Chinese Sticks with wands
May. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 65
Carl Willmann Der Zauberstab und seine verschiedenen Präparationen
  • continuation of Chinese sticks explanation
  • omelette appears in pan via hollow wand with egg mixture
  • gold fish appear in bowl via hollow wand
June 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 6) 81
Lloyd W. Chambers Vanishing Hindu Sticks after Chinese Sticks routine, they are placed in newspaper and vanish
1941 Original Ideas in Magic 24
R. M. Jamison The Hindu Wands and Cords tip on the Chinese Sticks
Aug. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 3) 63
Orville Wayne Meyer, R. M. Jamison The Hindu Wands and Cords on the Chinese Sticks
Sep. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 4) 71
Milbourne Christopher Chinese Stick Tip
Jan. 1946 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 8) 185
Bert Douglas Bamboo Chinese Sticks rhyme patter, outline of routine
1954 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954) 26
Peter McDonald, Sam Dalal, Edwin Hooper Komische Effekte gags with balloons, "Die laufenden Frankfurter"
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 25
Ken Bowell Knopfologie three large buttons are on suit, one dangling, they behave like in Chinese sticks
Mar. 1977 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 2) 87
Unknown Die Chinesischen Wettermänner patter
Dec. 1978 Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 4) 126
Unknown Ein Altes Märchen patter
Dec. 1978 Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 4) 126
Karrell Fox Baffling Blow-Outs party blow-outs used for Chinese Sticks type routine, tube through sleeve
1979 Another Book 245
Steve Beam, Phillip Young, Terry Turner Late Show puns with playing cards and gag for chinese wands
Also published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 21
David Britland On the Razzle one stick with three cords
1981 Babel (Issue 1) 25
Unknown The Cords of Cairo similar to chinese stick, blocks stand upright on stand
1982 Further Classic Magic With Apparatus 190
Martin Lewis The Inscrutable Sticks Chinese sticks that end with the sticks being dismantled and ending clean
1985 Martin's Miracles 140
Gaëtan Bloom Potty Bicycle Pumps Chinese sticks effect with two bicycle pumps
1986 Gaetan Bloom 86 27
Terry Seabrooke The Pipes & Plugs Chinese sticks with pipes and plugs
1986 Seabrooke's Book 80
Karl Fulves Rope Problem #2 - Chinese Ropes two ropes, on over each shoulder, when one is pulled, the other moves up à la Chinese Sticks, posed as a problem
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I 12
Richard Kaufman Introduction - A Conversation with Ron Wilson interview, with details on opening tables with the color changing knife, Ultramental, The Chinese Sticks, The Multiplying Bottles
1987 The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 11
Tom Marshall A Short Chinese Sticks Routine for Children
Jan. 1988 Opus (Vol. 1 No. 5) 5
Arturo de Ascanio Los Bambues Chinos complete routine
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 135
Unknown The Chinese Sticks
1993 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 121
Steve Dusheck Universal Gimmick hook-up for invisible thread that can be attached to clothing, with weight to pull back thread, with applications:
  • rope floats to hand
  • third tassel gag for Chinese sticks
  • rising card with card floating to hand
  • as pull, match or coin vanish
Inspired byVariations
  • "Invisible Thread Retractor" (Steve Dusheck, marketed 1978)
Also published here
  • marketed in 1968
1994 Dusheck's Close-Up Magic 74
Kurt Herfurt Verrückte Pompoms patter for pom-pom stick
2001 Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 3-5) 174
Trevor Lewis Pom-Pom Stick
Inspired by
  • Louis S. Histed's "Papyrus" in "The Magic of Louis S. Histed", p. 55.
2009 Routines Matter 120
Tom Stone Chinese Lubricant suggestion for Chinese Sticks
2011 Maelstrom 90
Christian Scherer Ursache und Wirkung design of locking Chinese Sticks, with routine and presentation
2014 Schlaglichter 394