LIGHTHOUSE [ˈlaɪt.haʊs]
A tall building near the coast or shore with a flashing light at the top to warn ships of rocks and other dangers.
(—Cambridge Dictionary)

  • The 12 Inch Concept
    Here is an exciting concept that can help in many routines in close-up. The idea is to make certain moves ...
  • Teatime
    Sorry, but no other title for this one. The principle is interesting. Another version of the signed folded card. Let ...
  • Card in Bottle
    Robert Harbin’s Card in Bottle is a terrific trick. I love Eric and Martin Lewis’ brilliant adaptation/method for doing it. ...
  • Buddha Card
    The title stems from a Dr Stanley Jaks mystery, in which he used a purse and a small Buddha figurine. ...
  • Multiplying Bottles Hack
    This video clip is in German, but I don’t bother to do it again in English because the content is ...
  • A Practical Table
    There is always a need for a practical table. Here is another one I designed years ago for a commercial ...
  • Build an Act
    Often, one wonders how to start to build an act, or short program. Here is the simplistic system I use. ...
  • 3-Shell-Game Bag
    In the past months, a craze is going on with the shells, peas and all the related stuff for the ...
  • Erdnase False Shuffle
    This is the shuffle I use whenever I want to create the impression of a genuine shuffle. it is based ...
  • 7-Card-Monte Handling
    Years ago I played with the 7-Card-Monte. Here is a clip I found on my old smartphone and had forgotten ...
  • Ascanioesque Double Lift
    This is one of my handlings of the double lift, following the Ascanio school of magic. It is a ‘floating ...
  • Bill in Lemon in Bottle
    This is a lavish idea. I thought that it would heighten the effect of the Bill in Lemon, but Harry ...
  • Anti-Gravity Bottle
    Do you remember the old trick where two glasses are placed with the openings down onto a transparent glass plate ...
  • Pimp Your Cups and Balls
    I am a Cups and Balls afficionado, and therefore a lot of ideas have accumulated over the past years. As ...
  • Multiplying Bottles Retouched
    I needed to do the Multiplying Bottles in my Scottish Act. Therefore, the use of Whiskey bottles suggested itself. I ...
  • Checklist New Stuff
    Whenever I decide I want to buy, learn, or add something new to my arsenal, I work with a checklist. ...
  • Glasses on the Table
    It is always a problem to use glasses and a table. They might tumble (and they do). I built a table ...
  • About This Blog
    In the past weeks (actually months), I redesigned and built everything for this project new from scratch. The design is ...
  • Balls For the Cups
    The Cups and Balls depends on two props mainly: the cups and the balls. It is interesting that most magicians ...
  • A Quote From Seth Godin
    Here is something interesting which landed in my inbox today. It is well worth to think about. Seth Godin writes ...
  • A Quote From Ken Brooke
    I don’t think anybody comes into the magic business these days with the intention to make a lot of money ...
  • The Container Theory
    For me, the thumb tip is a container. A container that transports stuff from one place to another. But with ...
  • Props and Gear
    Gear is an important aspect of street performing, and if you do it for a while on a regular base, ...
  • The Street Magician
    I have been thinking about the topics for this blog a lot, and hit upon a crazy idea: I would ...