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Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 2
conceived, written and illustrated by Denis Behr



The warning, "You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover" is a lie because if a book has Denis Behr's name on the cover you can be sure it is well-written and filled with card magic that will delight your mind, your hands, your heart and your audiences.
Michael Weber

Every entry is worthy of the thoughtful cardician's attention. Looking for a book of card material that will actually deliver satisfying results? You need look no further than this.
Jamy Ian Swiss (Genii Magazine)

I promise, I will come up with a really good quote for Denis' new book, but at the moment I am just too busy performing his material!
Pit Hartling

Denis Behr doesn't take himself too seriously, but he does take card magic seriously. In his latest literary effort, Handcrafted Card Magic 2, you can read for yourselves why Denis has to be considered a serious author, for what he writes is interesting and original, with the added benefit that the interesting things are also original, and the original things interesting.
Roberto Giobbi

It's a short-but-sweet collection of some of the best card magic in recent years. That's not an exaggeration.
Antonio M. Cabral (M-U-M Magazine)

I've examined this material. It is every bit as good as that in its predecessor.
Stephen Minch (Foreword)


Foreword by Stephen Minch
Introduction
The Green Card
A surreal effect involving a signed card and a prediction in full view.
Two More Tricks for Allen Kennedy
Practical center deal demonstrations that look exactly like the real thing.
     The First Routine (Pit Hartling & Denis Behr)
     The Second Routine
Home Again
Further concepts and ideas for stacked deck work, expanding on the work in the previous book.
     Chaotic Chaos Cut
     The Plop Replacement
     "Shuffling Lesson" into a Partial Stack
Messy - The Director's Shuffle (Pit Hartling & Denis Behr)
Probably the most convicing Triumph routine that you will find.
     With a Stack
Stop It
The spectator repeatedly stops at predicted cards. Afterwards he will join your religion.
     Further Thoughts on the Half Forcing Deck
Shuffled ACAAN
"Any Card at Any Number" with a deck shuffled by the spectator.
     A Palm-to-Palm Transfer
     Optional Addition: Cemented ACAAN
Suit Surprise
A professional Suit Appearance routine.
Herbert - The Trained Rubber Band
Beware - Herbert will steal your show!
Epilogue
Bibliography

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English language, hardbound with dustjacket, 5.8 x 8.3 inches, about 90 pages
 
  Errata Sheet for the first printing of Handcrafted Card Magic, Vol. 2

 
    
 
Handcrafted Card Magic
conceived, written and illustrated by Denis Behr



This is a book that not only justifies its existence by means of innovative material and original thinking, but which represents the mind of a thoughtful and tasteful creator who pays attention to myriad tiny details that can make all the difference between mediocre magic and beautiful illusions. (...)
This is the way magic books should be written.
Jamy Ian Swiss (Genii Magazine)

Most card books present handlings or better ways of accomplishing things you already do. Handcrafted Card Magic gave me new things to do in already exceptional ways. This is a great book.
Ricky Smith (M-U-M Magazine)

His hands are so large that he can palm playing cards sideways without the fear of detection.
John Lovick (MAGIC Magazine)

There is some fine thought in this material. My favorite pieces are "A Trick for Allen Kennedy" (a surprise, since I'm not usually drawn to gambling effects) and "Oil and Water Finale". However, there is much else to admire.
Stephen Minch

The chapter, however, that I predict will stand-out as one of the most important and influential contributions to the study of stacked-deck magic is "Finding The Way Home".
Pit Hartling (Foreword)


Foreword by Pit Hartling
Introduction
Brute Force Opening
An opener that does its job - knocking the spectators out with three rapid-fire effects in no time.
Plop
Control any four-of-a-kind without looking at the faces of the cards.
     The Culling Procedure
     Plop - The Effect
A Trick for Allen Kennedy
One of the cleanest Center Deal demonstrations.
Magic Monthly
A strong two-phase four-of-a-kind production with an emotional hook that is a real workhorse.
Finding The Way Home
The concepts and ideas in this section will change your stack-work and make it much more deceptive.
     Possible strategies for rearranging cards systematically
     "The Tantalizer"
     A Trick for Allen Kennedy
     Way into "The Tantalizer"
     Packet Trick
     Red-Black Division into Stack
     Liebenow's Card Peeling
A Gambling Demonstration
An easy gambling routine that can be followed by anybody - interested in gambling or not.
Oil & Water
A real laymen pleaser. Try this routine and you'll want to keep it in your repertoire forever.
Oil & Water Finale
What Daryl's "Ultimate Ambition" is to the Ambitious Card plot, "Oil & Water Finale" is to the Oil and Water plot.
Gray Matters
An ultra-clean challenge location to fool anybody.
Epilogue
Bibliography

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English language, hardbound with dustjacket, 5.8 x 8.3 inches, about 90 pages
 
  Errata Sheet for the first & partially second printing of Handcrafted Card Magic, Vol. 1