Written by Tom Stone

Work of Tom Stone

254 pages (Hardcover), published by Hermetic Press
Illustrated with drawings by Tom Stone.
Language: English

(109 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Peter Rosengren Tom asked me to write this introduction ix
Tom Stone "Ding!" xv
Tom Stone Champagne short one-coin sequence with full glass and shoe production climaxAlso published here 3
Tom Stone Shoe Duplication splitting a shoe in two, brief 7
Tom Stone Loading Strategies methods for obtaining loads without body loading 9
Tom Stone, Paul Harris Princess Salome's Drink to vanish a glass close upRelated to 13
Tom Stone Prov. 31:6 performer turns around and suddenly has drink in hand 15
Tom Stone Card, Deck & Case selection disappears, then deck vanishes, reappears in card case with selection face up, seated 17
Glenn Morphew, Jason England Rub-a-Dub Vanish Variation 18
Tom Stone Case Removal Cut deck is cut as it is removed from case, used to load a card into center of deck 20
Tom Stone Subliminal Persuasion secret message appears as cards are riffled, nudist deck presentation 21
Tom Stone Camera Gag film is pulled out of camera 22
Tom Stone Loading Display displaying sandwich cards while loading odd-backed card 22
Tom Stone, Jay Sankey Monty Walks Again four coins in coin box transpose with finger ring on stringInspired by 23
Unknown Box Turnover brief 23
Emile Clifton Clifton's Ring Move 24
Tom Stone One-Handed Turnover 25
Tom Stone Protection Against Chameleons ideaInspired by 26
Tom Stone, Tomas Blomberg Reality Glitch off-beat sandwich-transposition combo 27
Tom Stone Calculated Aces four spectators with a fourth of the deck do some dealing procedure and end up with an ace on top, based on Jim Steinmeyer's "Nine Card Problem" 32
Tom Stone King Castling sandwich-unequal transposition combo, inspired by Tomas Blomberg's & Axel Adlercreutz' "113 Grams", which was inspired by Luke Dancy's "Royale with Cheese"Related to 33
Frank Simon, Tom Stone Convincing Control Handling 34
Tom Stone Misdirection Ditch from deck onto tabled packet 36
Tom Stone Ringbound borrowed ring is threaded on thread, transforms into cheap ring 39
Tom Stone Ring to Ring Box 42
Tom Stone Spoon Jumper plastic spoon jumps out of cup, gagAlso published here 43
Tom Stone Hoarders faro 45
Tom Stone Minus Deck ATFUS handling away from deckRelated to 45
Carmen D'Amico Multiple Shift hindu shuffle 48
Tom Stone Stripper Finesse handling the selection and replacement for one-way deck 51
Tom Stone The Annoying Four presentation for 11-card trick with four cards 52
Tom Stone Among the Mad Men odd-backed handling for Daryl's effectInspired by 53
Brother John Hamman, Daryl Martinez Two-for-Four Count 54
Daryl Martinez Rising Crime Sequence 55
Lee Asher Asher Twist Half Pass 57
Edward Marlo Olram Subtlety brief 58
Eddie Taytelbaum, Tom Stone Flustered Display Variation Inspired by 59
Tom Stone Gap Drive coin travels from hand to elbow and back 61
Masao Atsukawa, Tom Stone Coin Propulsion Variation coin is shot into other hand without visible movementInspired by 61
Tom Stone Killer Gap Launcher idea for devise that shoots a coin 64
Tom Stone Freedom Cuts choreography of selection-replacement-procedure for Free Cut Principle 65
Roy Walton Free Cut Principle Handling choreography of selection-replacement-procedure for Free Cut Principle, see footnote 67
Tom Stone Memorized Deck & Free Cut Principle some ideas 67
Tom Stone Problems with the Memorized Deck rants 68
Tom Stone The Etude memorized deck (or New Pack Order) 69
Tom Stone Hand Rothing idea for climax for David Roth's "The Sleeve" (Expert Coin Magic) 71
Tom Stone Victorious Mead ideaInspired by 72
Tom Stone Matchbox Calculator writing on matchbox changes 73
Tom Stone ElectroMatrix idea for matrix in spectators' outstreched hands 75
Tom Stone Poltergeist idea in which something falls off the shelf without performer being present 76
Tom Stone Tracking Mr. Fogg thoughts on Ambidextrous Travellers plotInspired by 79
Tom Stone Ambivalent Travelers travelers with two torn cards (four pieces)Also published here 83
Unknown Transfer Switch here with torn pieces 86
Tom Stone Mr. Fogg four signed cards travel into one pocket, then in different pockets 95
Tom Stone Fan Force one of 4 96
Dai Vernon, Tom Stone Multiple Shift Variant 99
Allan Ackerman Swing Cut Bottom Palm Related to 101
Unknown Multiple Buckle 104
Tom Stone Jinx Change Variation 105
Tom Stone Concerto for Cutlery Piano Card Trick with silverwareRelated to 113
Michael Weber Gaffed Spoon/Fork with credit information 113
Tom Stone Wooing Annette idea for blocking balls-and-net routine 115
Tom Stone Nullified! stand-up handling 117
Guy Hollingworth Optical Alignment 121
Tom Stone Color Steal & Change with small packet 124
Tim Star, Baltazar Fuentes The Momentum Color-Change with credit information, for more information see the "Sherwood Shake" referenceRelated to
  • "The Sherwood Shake" (The Linking Ring, Vol. 91 No. 3, March 2011, p. 90)
Karl Germain, Tom Stone Flash Card Change jacket cover 130
Dave Rumfield Card from Breast Pocket 130
Tom Stone, Looy Simonoff Shoe Loads money from shoe, severed foot from shoeInspired by 132
Tom Stone Rope Segments c&r rope sequences
- Almost Restored
- Sharp Fingers
- Drop and Restored
- Whip Restoration
George Sands The Sands End Switch with extra piece 135
Tom Stone Benson-Frakson Combo idea for design for bucket for miser's dream 139
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
Related to 141
Dai Vernon Vernon's Basic Vanish ball & cone vanish 150
Tom Stone Light Bulb & Lampshade Idea 157
Tom Stone Let Them Eat Cake idea for dove pan comedy routine 158
Tom Stone The Monodextrous Brigand several ideas for Sawa's Slot Machine plot 161
Tom Stone Microphone Stand Load 162
Tom Stone An Addition to John Carney's "Hot Slot" ideaInspired by 164
Jardine Ellis Jardine Ellis' Glass Production 166
Tom Stone Coin Holder underneath glass 168
Tom Stone Jardine Ellis Glass Production idea with spectator's hand 168
Tom Stone Silk and Silver Ammar coin clip in silk, idea 169
Cardini Coin Softener making soft coinsRelated to 170
Tom Stone Pocket Shots: Ten Card Rhythms ideas 171
Tom Stone Incompetent Cards to Pocket idea for routine, no method 171
Tom Stone Disembodied Cards to Pocket pocket is ripped out and put on table, ideaInspired by 172
John Houdi Burning Things on Stage tip to avoid failing lighter 172
Tom Stone A Toast for Charon three coins appear with glass, travel to silk, vanish, bottle production 173
Unknown Fingertip Rest to Lower Downs Palm 179
Geoffrey Latta, Tom Stone Multiple French Pop one-handed multiple coin vanish 185
Tom Stone Light Stretching production of Fantasio Appearing Candle 188
Tom Stone Roomtone idea with sound 189
Tom Stone Salt-X-Change white silk in hand changes place with salt in saltshaker 191
David Williamson, Tom Stone Thumb Tip Silk Vanish see also Williamson's "Whirly Bird Vanish" 192
Tom Stone Salt Container 193
Tom Stone Mental Sports sport objects, idea 194
Tom Stone Benson Burner stand-up Benson Bowl routine with dozens of sponge balls as final load 195
Tom Stone The Servante servante for a stand-up table 200
Tom Stone Black Drop black art, vanish of small object 206
Unknown The Wand Spin brief 207
David Williamson, Tom Stone Whirly Bird Vanish Variation 210
Unknown Spongeball Vanish 211
Tom Stone Helena of the East color of lipstick prediction, idea 226
Tom Stone Gold Wielder Inspired byAlso published here 227
Tom Stone Hotel Psychometry idea with hotel key cards 236
Tom Stone Resonance Theory 239
Tom Stone Too Perfect Imperfect 241
Tom Stone Rejection 247