Written by Steve Dusheck

Work of Steve Dusheck

62 pages (Hardcover), published by American Magic Company
Illustrated with drawings by Dawn Gribb.
Language: English

(47 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Steve Dusheck Dedication
Larry White Foreword - Dusheck is "Thumb-Thing"
James M. Klein Introduction
Steve Dusheck The Beginning 1
Steve Dusheck Obtaining Thumb Tips 2
Steve Dusheck Basic Handling 3
Steve Dusheck Why a Book on Making Thumb Tips? 4
Steve Dusheck Silk Bilk thumb tip as dye tube, nail cut offRelated to
  • Jay Scott Berry's earlier work
Steve Dusheck Fireproof Thumb Tip painting inside of thumb tip, metal thumb tip inside plastic one 7
Steve Dusheck Additional Thoughts multiple vanishes with same thumb tip 8
Steve Dusheck Mum's the Word coin to lapel flower 9
Steve Dusheck Subtle Silk to Egg Surprise 11
Steve Dusheck French Fried several sponge french fries vanish 15
Steve Dusheck A Reel Thumb Tip for silk vanish, as sucker gag with second thumb tip, with other suggestionsRelated to 21
Steve Dusheck A Looped Thumb Tip for vanishing salt 25
Dr. Boris Zola Salt Pour Thumb Tip 27
Steve Dusheck Additional Thoughts sugar packet torn open, sugar poured in hand, crumpled paper as well, restoredRelated to
  • "Sweet and Low" (Richard Osterlind, Challenge Magic video, 1990)
Steve Dusheck The Wallpapered Thumb Tip inside of thumb tip is lined with dollar bill for making silk vanish in rolled bill tube 29
Steve Dusheck A Trip Down the Garden Path silk vanishes 31
Steve Dusheck This Bud's For Me cloth flower suddenly vanishes, with threadRelated to 33
Steve Dusheck Thumb Tip Writer 36
Steve Dusheck Card Prediction jumbo card with 52-on-1, card marked on it, matches selection 37
Steve Dusheck Grocery Prediction gag with line code for product, on the back is actual prediction 37
Steve Dusheck Additional Thoughts mental epic idea 38
Steve Dusheck Twins & Triplets multiple color thumb tip nail writer, used for number prediction
- Triple Thumb Tip Writer
Related to
  • "Three Track Mind" (Connie Haden)
Steve Dusheck Experiments in Thumb Tippery chapter intro 44
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 1 something appears in empty clear plastic tube, mirror glass principle 44
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 2 cut-in-half and hinged thumb tip, for silk productionVariations 45
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 3 hinged thumb tip, insides look like candles, or rolled dollar bill, for clean vanish 47
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 4 hinged thumb tip and ends or tips 48
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 5 thumb tack at tip of thumb tip to mark cards or paper
- bill pierced behind back at certain position
James M. Klein Pirate Map spectator draws X on map on business card, performer sticks small sword through it behind back 49
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 6 making an extra large thumb tip out of two tips 50
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 7 idea for goldfish tail that comes out of a thumb tip 51
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 8 coin production gimmick 52
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 9 flower production with spring 53
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 10 magnet hidden in one-finger Sanada type gimmick 53
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 11 thumb tube, tip cut off, no application 54
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 12 clear tube with liquid vanishes, unfinished idea 55
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 13 needle on end of thumb tip for rising card or floating billRelated to 56
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 14 split-hinged thumb tip, no application 57
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 15 "Thumb Tip with a B.B. in it for a Rattle Bar routine"?! 57
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 16 dowel in thumb tip winds up thread 58
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 17 folding coin vanishesRelated to 58
Steve Dusheck Stop the Presses! split-hinged thumb tip for silk appearanceInspired by 59
Steve Dusheck More Thoughts 61
Steve Dusheck Conclusion - Or Is it? 62