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S. W. Erdnase The Diagonal Palm-Shift mention of top palm, bottom palm and multiple shift on page 141
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1902 137
S. W. Erdnase First Method "Transformations. Two Hands"
Houdini/Erdnase Change
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1902 151
Al Baker Unsight and Unseen finding two chosen cards in pocket, short pack
VariationsAlso published here 1935 20
Stewart James Sefalaljia miniature spirit cabinet, ball moves, ring on tape, cigar lights itself, milk vanishes
Related toVariationsAlso published here Dec. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 69)
471
Charlie Miller The Danbury Deliver fingertip peek, four cards with edge-marks
Related to 1940 307
Theodore Annemann A Card in Hand card changes in spectator's hand, stabbing presentation, backdated for ten years
Related toVariationsAlso published here Feb. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 80)
522
U. F. Grant "Million Dollar" Bill Mystery two bills are torn, one half of each vanish and appear in envelope
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1943/27 112
Martin Gardner The "One Two Three" Trick three sets of Ace to Three are removed, one set put in a face-up row on table, one set put face down under those cards in the row, last three cards are distributed by spectator so they don't match the face-up cards, face-down cards either predict the placement, or each set has an Ace, Two and Three, also suggestion with other objects (different-sized cups of three colors)
Variations July 1956
Ibidem (Issue 6)
5
Dai Vernon Ball, Cone and Handkerchief
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1957 197
Tony Slydini The Paper Balls in the Hat one by one four napkins are rolled in a hand into balls and disappear, then they appear in a hat that was presented empty
Variations 1960 37
Karl Germain, Stuart P. Cramer Karl Germain's Servante
Variations Dec. 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 364)
283
Bob Read The Incredible Bottle Production under handkerchief
Related toVariations 1973 10
Philip T. Goldstein The Mind's Eye Deck picture cards, card is divined
VariationsAlso published here 1977 22
Philip T. Goldstein Brimstone Elevator color change climax
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1977 7
Thomas Alan Waters Box Office box with amulets on a tray, one is removed and under the tray but in the box is a prediction with the right choice
Related toVariations 1979
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old)
5
Paul Harris King Solomon's Drink glass of drink is produced from handkerchief
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1979 123
Philip T. Goldstein Racer's Edge fictitious horse race, Age Cards, reverse binary
Related toVariations 1980 15
Daryl Martinez Elevator Repair
Related toVariations 1980 97
Philip T. Goldstein Under Orders clever combination of principles to divine two cards
Related to 1980
Magick (Issue 256)
1279
Scott Davis Tele-Squirt with five water pistols
Variations 1981
Magick (Issue 284)
1419
Daryl Martinez The Coinditional Coin Game copper silver transpo in spectator's hand after a gag
Variations 1982 55
Bob Chesbro Thumb Tip Coin Vanish
Related toVariations 1982 42
Eddie Taytelbaum Flustered
Variations May 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 5)
778
Eddie Taytelbaum, Brother John Hamman Flushtration Count Handling
Related to May 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 5)
779
Richard Osterlind The Linking of Three Borrowed Finger Rings
Related to 1983 5
David Roth The Sleeve Coins vanish and reappear in a separate detached sleeve
Variations 1985 325
Thomas Alan Waters Backdate three-digit number is predicted, pined on performer's back
Related toVariations 1985
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr)
665
Daryl Martinez Daryl's Psychological Assembly "or The Jolly Jumping Jokers"
twelve red spot cards, four three-card packets put on table, then four Jokers distributed among those packets, Jokers assemble
  • #1. The Easy Way
  • #2. The Cardman's Version
Variations 1985 1
Larry Jennings Ambidextrous Travellers for the Elmsley credit see p. 48 of Marlo's Magazine 6
Related toVariations 1986 233
Dai Vernon Silk and Silver production, vanish, reproduction
Related toVariations 1987 208
Jay Sankey Monty Hall Goes Close-up borrowed ring in one hand transposes with four coins in coin box
VariationsAlso published here May 1987
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 10)
1
Masao Atsukawa M.A. Coin Propulsion / The Bullet coin is shot into other hand without visible movement
Variations 1988 49
Juan Tamariz Double Oil and Water 4&4, face-up, face-down
Related to 1988 155
David Williamson Whirlybird Silk Vanish with wand and thumb tip
Related to 1989 80
Lance Burton King Burton's Drink Produce a drink from handkerchief
Inspired byVariations 1990 10
John Carney, Hiroshi Sawa Hot Slot
Variations 1991 222
Philip T. Goldstein Soloflex selected information on double-sided word & picture cards is divined
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1991 33
Michael Weber Thoughts of Tom Jacobson piano card trick with socks
Variations 1991 46
Roger Klause Ringmaster with Himber ring
  • The Link
  • The Confirmation
  • The Unlink
  • The Encore
Variations 1991 217
Masao Atsukawa M.A. Coin Propulsion / The Bullet coin is shot into other hand without visible movement
Variations 1992 10
Alan Wakeling The Wakeling Sawing
  • The Wakeling Routine
  • A Lady Divided
  • The Secret
Variations 1993 253
Steve Dusheck Dice Force using die with same number on all sides, shaken in cup
Related to 1994 109
Tom Stone Guidichar living dead test with lies and truth presentation, billets are stapled
Also published here 1994
Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 5)
22
Chuck Fayne (reviewer) The Warpsmith's Tool Box by Tom Stone Feb. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 6)
69
Tom Stone, Lennart Green Dialogue
1995 1
Tom Stone About the contents in this Booklet
1995 4
Michael Close (reviewer) Dr. Faustus by Tom Stone Sep. 1995
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 1)
80
Steve Bedwell The Dribble - Toss Control
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1995 ca. 10
Tommy Wonder The Two-Cup Routine
  • Phase One: The Opening
  • Phase Two: The Permeable Cups
  • Phase Three: Twin Ascension
  • Phase Four: Air Transport
  • Phase Five: Sshuwit! Sshuwit!
  • Phase Six: Two in the Hand, One in the Bush
  • Phase Seven: No Room at the Inn
Related to 1996 105
Looy Simonoff Earth Shoes large rock produced from own shoe
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1996 123
Eric Mead The Incredible Mystery of the 10th Card routine for Victor's eleven Card Trick
Variations 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Astonishing Friends)
291
Tom Stone Foreword
1996 3
Tom Stone Across the Void no touch version, with rubberbands
1996 5
Tom Stone Champagne short one-coin sequence with full glass and shoe production climax
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1996 12
Tom Stone Pipedream NO 1: The Exceptionally Infrequent Miracle three people deal ABC cards, first three letter word is predicted
Related to
  • Tom Bowyer's "The Frequent Miracle" in "The Sphinx", 1940. Vol.39. P. 67.
1996 17
Tom Stone Impromptu Assembly just four coins
1996 18
Tom Stone Gold Wielder including Stone's showing of the rings to the three spectator
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 27
Tom Stone Impromptu Interlude hand through body of spectator
1996 36
Tom Stone Pipedream NO. 2: Backstage with a Cardician presentation idea
1996 38
Tom Stone Occhamman Card "signed card" with mark on isolated card
1996 39
Tom Stone Pipedream NO 3: Mental Posterior idea for chair test
Also published here 1996 44
Tom Stone Zen and the Art of Fooling Colleagues magician's joke, cigarette through coin with chinese coin, sucker
1996 45
Tom Stone The Ultimate Sub-trunk on cemetery, magician vanishes and appears in coffin, joke
1996 45
Tom Stone, Karl Grendel The Floating Mackerel joke
1996 45
Tom Stone Additional Credits
1996 46
Tom Stone Murphy's Law!!! erratum
1996 50
Michael Close (reviewer) The Warpsmith Returns by Tom Stone May 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 9)
80
Tom Stone Parallax
  • Letters
Aug. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 12)
13
Tom Stone D'struction on using D'Light covertly, short one-coin sequence with glowing red light
Also published here Sep. 1996
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 1)
68
Tom Stone The One Coin Opener short one-coin flurry, then pen is produced from coin, coin from pen cap, jumbo coin sequence
Also published here
  • "The Warpsmith's Toolbox" (1993)
1997 1
Tom Stone Thoughts on Approaching a Table see throughout the routine
1997 1
L'Homme Masqué, Tom Stone L'Homme Masque Load Variation
1997 2
Tom Stone On the Spider Grip Vanish
1997 11
Tom Stone Jumbo Coin Vanish with palm transfer sequence
1997 12
Tom Stone Eine Flaschenproduktion production from under spectator's arm
Also published here 1999
Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 4 & 5)
173
Kevin Kelly The Seven Percent Solution with seven cards
Inspired by Apr. 1999
Onyx (Issue 7)
27
Tom Stone Time Operator joker placed aside, selection transforms into joker with card identity written on it, previously isolated joker is selection
Also published here 1999 51
Tomas Blomberg Gramp's Case one Ace put in case, other Aces vanish one by one among Jokers, Aces then with other Ace in case
Inspired by
  • "Grandfather's Aces" (Chris Kenner/David Copperfield)
Variations
1999 125
Tom Stone Flight of the Bottle Cap bottle uncapped, cap vanishes, reappears back on bottle
2000 1
Tom Stone Ambivalent Travellers travelers with two torn cards (four pieces)
Also published here 2000 4
Tom Stone Half-Card Vanish packet of half cards vanishes as hand waves over them
Also published here 2000 7
Tom Stone The Impromptu T&R Cigarette
2000 8
Tom Stone TS Cigarette Vanish cigarette is apparently lighted, it vanishes
2000 10
Tom Stone Low Budget Boon
2000 11
Tom Stone Jumping Spoon plastic spoon jumps out of cup, gag
Also published here 2000 12
Tom Stone Turbo Changebag one-handed plain change bag
Also published here 2000 12
Tom Stone Aquatic Duel russian roulette with water pistols
Also published here 2000 13
Tom Stone Champagne short one-coin sequence with full glass and shoe production climax
Also published here 2000 14
Tom Stone Aquatic Duel with five water pistols, PATEO force
Inspired by July 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 7)
56
Tom Stone Among The Mad People odd-backed handling for Daryl's effect
Inspired byAlso published here 2000 5
Tom Stone Too Perfect Imperfect on the Too-Perfect Theory
Also published here Oct. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 10)
70
David Stone Mercury One one-handed method to fold top card of deck into quarters, here credited to Tom Stone by mistake
July 2001
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 2)
12
Paul Harris Amnesia Switch "No-Switch Deck Switch", deck changes color between tricks without anyone noticing, then ready for color changing deck, only one deck used
Related toAlso published here Sep. 2001
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 1)
110
Thomas Fraps O²J - Optical Orange Juice production of a glass of orange juice under a handkerchief
Related to 2002 2
Lance Burton King Burton's Drink
Related to 2002 19
Tom Stone What is a "Warpsmith"?
2002 1
Tom Stone The Monodextrous Brigand several ideas for Sawa's Slot Machine plot
Also published here 2002 2
Tom Stone An addition to John Carney's "Hot Slot" idea
Inspired byAlso published here 2002 3
Tom Stone Microphone Stand Load
Also published here 2002 4
Tom Stone Work in progress glass production followed by Silk and Silver routine
Inspired byAlso published here 2002 5
Jardine Ellis, Tom Stone Jardine Ellis' Glass Production steal from chair
Also published here 2002 6
Tom Stone Coin Holder underneath glass
Also published here 2002 7
Tom Stone Jardine Ellis Glass Production idea with spectator's hand
Also published here 2002 8
Tom Stone Silk & Silver Ammar coin clip in silk, idea
Also published here 2002 8
Tom Stone Styx intro to next routine, cruise ship comment
2002 10
Tom Stone A toast for Charon three coins appear with glass, travel to silk, vanish, bottle production
Inspired byAlso published here 2002 10
Geoffrey Latta, Tom Stone Multiple French Pop one-handed multiple coin vanish
Also published here 2002 22
Tom Stone Parting thoughts
2002 23
Tom Stone Tracking Mr. Fogg thoughts on the Ambidextrous Travelers plot
  • Footprints
  • Passepartout
  • The Wager
  • Introducing Fix
Also published here 2002 1
Tom Stone Ambivalent Travellers Travelers with two torn cards (four pieces)
Also published here 2002 4
Tom Stone Half-Card Vanish packet of half cards vanishes as hand waves over them
Also published here 2002 10
Tom Stone Warning - Bridge out further thoughts on the Ambidextrous Travelers plot
  • Slap!
  • A Sinister Man (includes letter exchanges with Stephen Minch)
Also published here 2002 13
Tom Stone Mr. Fogg four signed cards travel into one pocket, then in different pockets
Also published here 2002 18
Tom Stone Timing Fan Force one of four
Also published here 2002 18
Dai Vernon, Tom Stone Multiple Shift Variant relativity push-in
Also published here 2002 20
Tom Stone Jinx Change Variation
Also published here 2002 26
Tom Stone Epilogue comments on previous routine
Also published here 2002 33
Tom Stone D'Struction on using D'Light covertly, short one-coin sequence with glowing red light
Also published here 2002 1
Tom Stone Electro-Cute sight gag with electric deck
Also published here 2002 4
Tom Stone Gap Drive coin travels from hand to elbow and back
Also published here 2002 7
Masao Atsukawa, Tom Stone Coin Propulsion Variation coin is shot into other hand without visible movement
Inspired byAlso published here 2002 7
Tom Stone Killer Gap Launcher idea for devise that shoots a coin
Also published here 2002 8
Tom Stone Going Bananas two-person comedy act in which fake banana becomes real
Also published here 2002 9
Tom Stone What the...? lighter and cigarette transpose, lighter suddenly in mouth and cigarette in hand in place of lighter
Also published here 2002 11
Tom Stone Jumping spoon plastic spoon jumps out of cup, gag
Also published here 2002 13
Tom Stone RingBound borrowed ring is threaded on thread, transforms into cheap ring
Also published here 2002 14
Tom Stone Poltergeist idea in which something falls off the shelf without performer being present
Also published here 2002 17
Tom Stone Salt-X-change white silk in hand changes place with salt in saltshaker
Also published here 2002 18
David Williamson, Tom Stone Thumb Tip Silk Vanish see also Williamson's "Whirly Bird Vanish"
Related toAlso published here 2002 18
Tom Stone Salt Container
Also published here 2002 19
Tom Stone Subliminal Persuation secret message appears as cards are riffled, nudist deck presentation, typo "Persuasion"
Also published here 2002 20
Tom Stone Giudichar living dead test with lies and truth presentation, billets are stapled
Also published here 2002 21
Tom Stone Aleph Deck combination of Gilbreath with long-short deck to have information about top cards in four piles
Inspired by 2002 23
David Regal, Tom Stone Speaking Volumes
Related to May 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 5)
19
Tom Stone The Test various symbols are on four cards, one thought of, performer divines it, Age Cards, reverse binary
  • Variation
  • Advanced version
  • Future explorations
Inspired by 2003 1
Tom Stone Chairport as spectator is going to row of chairs to sit down, performer already displays a prediction which chair will be chosen
VariationsAlso published here 2003 3
Tom Stone Almost Restored rope cut, safety pin appears and joins the rope together again
Also published here 2003 4
Tom Stone Herbal Tear cigarette is broken in two which grow to full cigarettes
2003 7
Tom Stone Sharp Fingers fingers cut rope
Also published here 2003 10
Tom Stone Synonymax cards with pictures and words, selections are divined
Inspired byAlso published here 2003 12
Tom Stone Coin Con Count three coins counted to table as four
2003 18
Tom Stone Drop Restoration visual restoration, magnet
Also published here 2003 19
Tom Stone Whip Restoration visual restoration
Also published here 2003 20
Tom Stone Negative Spaces one Ace put in case, other Aces vanish one by one among Jokers, Aces then with other Ace in case
Inspired by 2003 21
Tom Stone Lighter Than lighter and cigarette transpose, lighter suddenly in mouth and cigarette in hand in place of lighter
Also published here June 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 10)
84
Jim Steinmeyer The Great Silverware Scam
  • Conjuring
Piano Card Trick with forks and knives
Related toVariationsAlso published here Dec. 2003
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 4)
108
Tom Stone Siamese Booktest one of two books chosen, word chosen, both word and choice of book predicted
Also published here 2004 1
Tom Stone Occhamman Now! "signed card", isolated card marked with paper clip
Also published here 2004 4
Tom Stone Paper Clip Switch in sandwich, Signed Card Switch
Also published here 2004 7
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 outwards
Inspired byAlso published here 2004 10
Tom Stone Triball Rites three different-colored balls are switched around under three cups according to instructions, final configuration predicted
Inspired by 2004 1
Tom Stone Tortilla Aces face cards of four packets change to Aces
Related to
  • "Solution to a Vernon Trick" (Jerry Sadowitz, The Crimp #20, Jan. 1994)
2004 3
Tom Stone Bottle up! production from under spectator's arm
Also published here 2004 6
Tom Stone Sneaky Palm Shift double inserted into center, bottom card of double secretly palmed into left hand
Inspired by 2004 8
Tom Stone Hoarders faro
Also published here 2004 12
Derren Brown Bermuda spectators imagine a card on blank cards that are divined from the audiences point of view, are really actual cards
Related to
  • "Factory Blanks" (Tom Stone)
Feb. 2005
Genii (Vol. 68 No. 2)
74
Tom Stone Venetian Deck sight gag with electric deck
Also published here Aug. 2005
Genii (Vol. 68 No. 8)
30
Tom Stone Self Publishing
  • Why publish?
  • What to publish.
2005 1
Tom Stone Publishing magic
  • Illustrations
  • Lighting
  • The photos are back
  • Line drawings
  • The Lightboard
  • Writing the text
  • Titles for the effects and the book
  • Assembling the pieces
  • Making a Booklet
  • Computers & software
  • The Mystery of DPI
  • Scanning drawings
  • A better way
  • Step by step
  • Vector Graphics
  • Layout & Typography
  • More examples
  • Printing and ebooks
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • My hardware and software
2005 2
Tom Stone Final Thoughts
2005 24
Tom Stone Gap Drive coin travels from hand to elbow and back
Inspired by 2006 16
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Caught on Tape by Tom Stone Dec. 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 12)
109
Andi Gladwin TATFUS ATFUS handling in which deck is on table, using count cop & transfer
Related toAlso published here 2006 22
Stewart James The Love-Sick Tennis Ball Tennis ball inside a box rolls out by itself, apparently on command
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • Tops, Dec 1940
2007 40
Tom Stone Brutus’ Gift knife of chosen color is stuck in magician's back with dramatic presentation, mechanical solution with five knife cases
Related toAlso published here 2007 2
Tom Stone Eggs from Bombay combo with silk to egg, eggs under bowl (Benson's Bowl), multiplying eggs
Also published here 2007 7
Tom Stone Portable Table Servante Construction
Inspired byAlso published here 2007 8
Tom Stone Cognitive Color Change exploiting change blindness, with case that has three colors each on three sides
Related toAlso published here 2007 15
Tom Stone Kamikaze Cuffing spectator holds tray/book, performer picks up coin from it which is dropped into cuff
2007 18
Tom Stone Well-timed Miracle card at number determined by stop watch is predicted
VariationsAlso published here 2007 19
Tom Stone Tesla's Knot cut and restored cable
Also published here 2007 2
Tom Stone Wakeling-Jarrett Combo
Inspired by 2007 3
Tomas Blomberg, Tom Stone NoseJob Houdini/Erdnase color change with steal from center, with sandwich application
Inspired by 2007 7
Tom Stone Tie Clipper black art idea for cut and restored tie
2007 8
Tom Stone Channeling Holmes five person take an object each from the table and hide it, performer divines who has which object
Inspired by
  • Ed Mellon's "Quantimental"
2007 9
Tom Stone Of Dice and Men one of six messages chosen with throw of die, "hug" chosen, other messages are "kill"
Inspired by
  • "Dice Man" (Andy Nyman, marketed item)
Also published here
2007 11
Tom Stone Die Force simple gaffed die to force a number
Also published here 2007 11
Tom Stone Key of Doom bottle locked with special cover, key penetrates into bottle
2007 13
Tom Stone Hip Hip Hurray! using Tenyo hinged/flap card box and two blank cards with "Hip" written on them
Also published here 2007 4
Tomas Blomberg, Axel Adlercreutz 113 Grams
  • Phase 1: red Kings find selected card
  • Phase 2: selected card transposes with tabled black Kings under case
Inspired by
  • "Royale with Cheese" (Luke Dancy, marketed, 2004)
VariationsAlso published here
2007 7
Tom Stone Transposition Idea
  • Padding
transposition of top card with reversed card in center
2007 8
Tom Stone Sandwich Display Idea
  • Padding
two cards shown front and back while hiding and reversing an odd-backed card
Also published here 2007 8
Tom Stone The Etude two spectators cut off piles, remember bottom cards and shuffle, memorized deck or new deck order
Also published here 2007 9
Tom Stone Three-Phase Card Stabbing Routine Idea
  • padding
first two stabbed on table with different-sized knives, then card sword
2007 10
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
  • King Castling 1 (Solo)
  • King Castling 2
Inspired byAlso published here 2007 11
Tom Stone Size Matters Idea
  • padding
idea of placing three different-sized decks on the table as an opening move
2007 14
Tom Stone The Almoner three cards chosen, Joker found instead, spectator stabs it into deck between two selection, Joker changes into third selection
Inspired by
  • "Hand-out" (Phil Goldstein, Precursor XLI, Aug. 1993, p. 18)
Related to
2007 15
Tom Stone Idea for Oil & Water
  • padding
4&4, four reds alternated with four blacks put in handkerchief, all put in handkerchief, one color penetrates one by one
2007 17
Tom Stone Homer's Case switch or vanish of card put beneath case, case with hinged card
Also published here 2007 17
Tom Stone Thoughts and stuff finale idea of Eleven-Card type routines, trying to stab selection out of shower with fork without success (gag)
Inspired by 2007 18
Tom Stone Mental Pursuit spectators select questions, performer divines answers, quiz show presentation, de bruijn/gray code
Also published here 2007 2
Tom Stone Let them eat cake! idea for comedy routine, picture of cake instead of real cake is "baked" in dove pan
Also published here 2007 4
Tom Stone Helena of the East color of lipstick prediction, idea
Also published here 2007 4
Tom Stone Plot for Wild Coin stone discs change to coins, idea
2007 4
Tom Stone Quean of the Quiz confabulation type prediction with quiz show presentation and envelope loading stand
Also published here 2007 5
Tom Stone Mood Swings
  • A presentation for Roy Walton’s "Cascade"
photographs of the performer with different expressions of moods change
2007 10
Tom Stone Wet Russian russian roulette with water pistols
Also published here 2007 11
Tom Stone Voice of the Public joke about the notion that card tricks are not popular, laser dots appearing on performer
Also published here 2007 3
Tom Stone Maven-Daryl Combo
Inspired by 2007 4
Tom Stone A Prediction Ajar
Also published here 2007 4
Tom Stone White Lies (bits & pieces) classic one-ahead trick with blank cards on which writing appears with ashes rubbed on
Also published here 2007 5
Tom Stone Nullified! stand-up handling with glass
Also published here 2007 6
Tom Stone Color Steal & Change with small packet
Also published here 2007 9
Karl Germain, Tom Stone Flash Card Change jacket cover
Also published here 2007 11
Tom Stone SnapSnap card on top of deck vanishes or changes, à la George Pughe's Pass
2007 13
Tom Stone A Snappy Triumph
2007 13
Tom Stone The Forbidden Palm black art
Also published here 2007 14
Tom Stone Black Art Card construction of card with black back
Also published here 2007 14
Tom Stone Compass Deck Switch "From the notebooks", deck switch choreography idea with body turn
Also published here 2007 19
Tom Stone Clink Catch elbow catch, vanish or transformation
  • Variants
  • Credits
Also published here 2007 2
Tom Stone Benson-Frakson Combo idea for design for clear bucket for miser's dream
Also published here 2007 3
Tom Stone Among the Mad Men odd-backed handling for Daryl's effect
Inspired byAlso published here 2007 4
Eddie Taytelbaum, Tom Stone Flustered Display Variation
Also published here 2007 7
Tom Stone SloMoSub idea for slow motion subtrunk
Also published here 2007 8
Tom Stone Dachebox various unfinished ideas for Stewart James' Sefalaljia
Also published here 2007 9
Tom Stone Princess Salome's Drink to vanish a glass close up
Inspired byAlso published here 2007 11
Tom Stone Got Balls? discussion and technical sequences with multiplying billiard balls
Also published here 2007 2
Tom Stone Mitosis Maneuver one ball becomes two which become four, sequence with shell
Also published here 2007 3
Tom Stone Negative Structure vanish followed by appearance, instead of vice versa
Also published here 2007 5
Tom Stone Back to De Kolta hold-out principle for balls
Also published here 2007 7
Tom Stone The shell as Topit
Also published here 2007 8
Tom Stone Shell Lapping
Also published here 2007 10
Tom Stone Ball Melange three balls vanish one by one
Also published here 2007 11
Tom Stone Peaks and valleys
Also published here 2007 12
Tom Stone Ball Climax molded four-ball-climax
Also published here 2007 14
Michael Weber Landing Pad chair test with one spectator and six chairs, dated 2002
Inspired by 2008 10
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) The E-Books of Tom Stone by Tom Stone Jan. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1)
98
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Abstract Passions by Tom Stone Jan. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1)
98
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Marvelpiece by Tom Stone Jan. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1)
99
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Plots - Spells - Typos by Tom Stone Jan. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1)
99
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Sleapless in a Pipe Dream by Tom Stone Jan. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1)
100
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) A Bite My Dear by Tom Stone Jan. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1)
100
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) The Eye of the Last Dragon by Tom Stone Jan. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1)
100
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Flatland Fever by Tom Stone Jan. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1)
100
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Gravel by Tom Stone Jan. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1)
101
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Tracking Mr. Fogg by Tom Stone Jan. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1)
101
Patrick G. Redford The Original Forgotten Ploy making an audience forget a playing card that you showed them
Variations 2008 12
Tom Stone Matchbox Calculator writing on matchbox changes
Also published here 2008 2
Tom Stone Time Operator I joker placed aside, selection transforms into joker with card identity written on it, previously isolated joker is selection
Also published here 2008 3
Tom Stone Dare to be different! short comment, "Soft Soap" routine
2008 4
Tom Stone Packing for McComb suitcase with cut-out side and light inside, seen empty, things produced from it, "theft-proof suitcase"
Also published here 2008 5
Tom Stone On the Dancing Cane on the design and thread attachment
  • Areas for further research
2008 6
Tom Stone From the notebooks matrix on four hands of spectators with electro-magnetic raven, offered as pipedream
Also published here 2008 7
Tom Stone The Resonance Theory
Also published here 2008 8
Tom Stone From the notebooks idea with hotel key cards
Also published here 2008 8
Tom Stone Challenge in Silks vanished silks pop out of pockets and are knotted together, gimmicks to propel silks out of pockets
Inspired by
  • Dr. Raymond L. Beebe's "Smart Slik" (Encyclopedia of Silk Magic 1)
Also published here
2008 9
Tom Stone From the notebooks stool taken from case, then it turns out it was the stool the case was sitting on
2008 14
Tom Stone Loadstorming methods for obtaining loads without body loading
  • stealing from case as one picks something up from the floor
  • mechanical arm moves from table to other side of body with load
  • lifted up with magnet on shoe behind table
Also published here 2008 15
Chris Mayhew Casino Royale with Cheese sandwiched card transposes with tabled black Kings
Inspired by
  • Luke Dancy's "Royale with Cheese"
Related to
2009 21
Tom Stone The Obsessive Mantra
  • Lodestones
on the question "What is the Effect"?
Also published here Feb. 2009
Genii (Vol. 72 No. 2)
32
Tom Stone The Notebooks
  • Lodestones
introduction to collection of notes
Also published here Apr. 2009
Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4)
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Tom Stone Note 1 loose matches fall out of deck, card found folded in match box, posed as a problem
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Tom Stone Note 2 flip book animation with monkey that comes out and bites thumb, posed as problem
Also published here Apr. 2009
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Tom Stone Note 3 vanishing radio methodology as ending for Sefalaljia
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Tom Stone Note 4 booking details
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Tom Stone Note 5 hand lotion comment
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Tom Stone Note 6 "voodoo in reverse", real person does something that happens to doll, posed as problem
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Tom Stone Note 7 fake fire bowl for gag fakir stunts, then setting something on fire with it for real
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Tom Stone Note 8 - No Trunk Subtrunk one performer stands on the back of the kneeling other person for substitution trunk effect
Also published here Apr. 2009
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Tom Stone Note 9 suitcase with cut-out side and light inside, seen empty, things produced from it, "theft-proof suitcase"
Inspired by
  • Billy McComb gag
Also published here
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Tom Stone Note 10 matrix on four hands of spectators with electro-magnetic raven, offered as pipedream
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Tom Stone Note 11 moving body away from hands when doing body loads, short comment
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Tom Stone Note 12 - Magic Compass Switch deck switch choreography idea with body turn
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Tom Stone Note 13 sight gag, laser pointers on performer's body when he asks about performing a card trick
Also published here Apr. 2009
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Tom Stone In the Gaps, Magicians Reside
  • Lodestones
on unconscious blindness, crossing the gaze
Also published here June 2009
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Tom Stone Silver, Sorcery, and Story Structure
  • Lodestones
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Tom Stone Echoes from the Valley
  • Lodestones

  • Layers
  • 50% Magician
  • Avoiding Tautology
  • A Quote
  • Natural Selection
  • The Cop Out
Oct. 2009
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Tom Stone Of Dice and Men one of six messages chosen with throw of die, "hug" chosen, other messages are "kill"
Inspired by
  • "Dice Man" (Andy Nyman, marketed item)
Also published here
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Tom Stone Honesty and Deception
  • Lodestones
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Tom Stone Foreword contains notebook ideas
2009 2
Tom Stone Cylinder and Gosh idea for combining Cylinder & Coins with coin under salt shaker type intro
2009 2
Tom Stone The Annoying Four
2009 2
Tom Stone Magic for Magicians
2009 2
Tom Stone Open Cards to Pocket pocket ripped out and placed on table, cards still travel into it
Inspired byAlso published here 2009 2
Tom Stone Prov.31.6 glass appears in hand when performer turns around, quickie for bar
2009 3
Tom Stone Orange Osmosis on making burning a bill and reproducing it again believable
2009 3
Tom Stone Imaginary Spectator or Real Artist?
2009 3
Tom Stone Incompetent Cards to Pocket idea for cards up the sleeve routine where cards appear in pockets and places where they should not go to
2009 4
Tom Stone Roomtone idea for subtle sound effect during magical moment
2009 4
Tom Stone derringer cards at two named numbers are predicted, stooge
Also published here 2009 4
Tom Stone A thought on identification on requiring proof that something that travels is the same object and no duplicate
2009 5
Tom Stone Ten Cards to Pocket thoughts thoughts on the ending of those routines
2009 5
Tom Stone Wooden Sign "signed card" with isolated card stapled to piece of wood
Also published here 2009 5
Tom Stone Flying Fruit apple and inside of orange transpose
2009 6
Tom Stone Math vs. Magic 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"
Also published here 2009 6
Tom Stone Micro-Macro WOW card to miniature card in Masuda's WOW prop, as part of Micro Macro
2009 6
Tom Stone Twisting the WOW card turns visually over in Masuda's WOW prop
2009 6
Tom Stone Cinderella mentalism 1 "mentalist’s version of 'Sam the Bellhop'", story told with props in bags in random order
2009 6
Tom Stone Cinderella Mentalism 2 page torn from book, spectator finds the book it was torn from
2009 7
Tom Stone White Death blank cards are laid out on table, spectator moves around with marker, later it is shown that he avoided the cards with "crack" written on their underside, Himber Wallet
Also published here 2009 7
Tom Stone White Death (method 2) blank cards are laid out on glass sheet, spectator moves around with marker, later it is shown that he avoided the cards with "crack" written on their underside
2009 8
Tom Stone Knee Servante for lapping while standing behind a table
2009 9
Tom Stone Mental Sports coincidence with different types of sports ball that are matched with the sport equipment
Inspired by
  • Ed Mellon's "Quantimental"
2009 9
Tom Stone Celastic replacement material to make prop prototypes with
2009 9
Tom Stone Mating for Life four couples, marriage matching routine, rest of cards shown to be all Queens for performer
2009 9
Tom Stone Misunderstanding Meaningful Magic
2009 9
Tom Stone Effect classifications
2009 10
Tom Stone Camera Gag film is pulled out of camera
Also published here 2009 10
Tom Stone Stirring up the Still new opening sequence for multiplying bottle routine with paper bag where the props come from
Also published here 2009 2
Tom Stone Don't Stare at my Bottom construction that allows showing the bottom of the fake bottles
Also published here 2009 7
Tom Stone The Pianist's Cutlery Piano Card Trick with silverware
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2009 8
Tom Stone Random notes on the tube design, on getting rid of the props after performance
2009 9
Tom Stone Redneck Remedy sequence with red silk tied around neck of bottle
Inspired by
  • "Silks and Bottle" (Marconick's Original Magic, 1967, p. 52)
Also published here
2009 10
Tom Stone GlassWhere? glass travels from tube to tube without the bottle
Also published here 2009 14
Tom Stone Audience Cues using anamorphic image to cue audience (blurry part of design not seen from close, but from far away)
  • Version 2
Inspired by
  • "Crazy Huh?" (Irv Wiener, The New Jiny, April 1963)
2009 15
Tom Stone Paperback Writer words chosen from lists predicted as story
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Tom Stone Multiplying Glasses glasses multiply as well in multiplying bottle routine
Also published here 2009 19
Tom Stone, Tomas Blomberg Reality Glitch off-beat sandwich-transposition combo
Also published here 2009 2
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
Also published here 2009 2
Tom Stone Monty Walks Again four coins in coin box transpose with finger ring on string
Inspired byAlso published here 2009 6
Tom Stone The Collective Blink Signed Card handling, by-play with Joker that travels from table back into deck
Also published here 2009 9