Gary Plants

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Gary Plants is a retired high school chemistry teacher who has been interested in close-up magic for over 40 years. He grew up in Malden, WV and now lives in League City, TX.
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Gary Plants is a retired high school chemistry teacher who has been interested in close-up magic for over 40 years. He has had a strong interest in gambling related material and over time became good friends with Ricard Turner, Steve Forte, Rod Dee, Jason England and many others. Original tricks have been published in many magazines and books such as "Linking Ring Magazine", "Genii Magazine", "Precursor Magazine", "Apocalypse", "Imagick", "Trapdoor Magazine", and many others.  
Gary has always been interested in gambling related material and over time became good friends with Ricard Turner, Steve Forte, Rod Dee, Jason England and many others.
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Original tricks have been published in many magazines and books such as "Linking Ring Magazine", "Genii Magazine", "Precursor Magazine", "Apocalypse", "Imagick", "Trapdoor Magazine", and many others.
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Over the years Gary has attended many magic conventions including FFFF, Las Vegas Desert Magic Seminar, L.A. Magic History Conference, Columbus Magi-Fest, Dallas Super Session, OKC Super Session, and numerous I.B.M and S.A.M. Conventions.  
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Over the years Gary has attended many magic conventions including FFFF, 31 Faces North, Las Vegas Desert Magic Seminar, L.A. Magic History Conference, T.A.O.M.,Columbus Magi-Fest, Dallas Super Session, OKC Super Session, and numerous I.B.M and S.A.M. Conventions.  
  
The most inspirational magicians for Gary have been Dai Vernon,Juan Tamariz, and Del Ray.  
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Gary is probably best know for his handmade gaffed cards. He began making handmade gaffed cards in 1993 and has made cards for professional magicians all over the world. His magic business is "The Card Plant".
  
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His most inspirational magicians have been Dai Vernon,Juan Tamariz, and Del Ray.
  
 
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==Booklets==
 
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==Books,Booklets,Card Effects==
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* Dallas Lecture Notes (2004)
 
* Dallas Lecture Notes (2004)
 
* Hawaii Lecture Notes (2011)
 
* Hawaii Lecture Notes (2011)
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* Gary Plants on the Zarrow Shuffle (Written by Stephen Minch) (2004)
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* Michael Skinner's 1995 Lecture Notes (Written by Gary Plants) (1995)
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==Card Items==
 
* The Magnetized Cards (2000)
 
* The Magnetized Cards (2000)
 
* Impossible Close-Up Rising Card by Gary Plants (2000)
 
* Impossible Close-Up Rising Card by Gary Plants (2000)
 
* Ring in Card Box by Gary Plants (1995)
 
* Ring in Card Box by Gary Plants (1995)
 
* Hofzinser Transparent Card (2000)
 
* Hofzinser Transparent Card (2000)
* Gary Plants on the Zarrow Shuffle (Written by Stephen Minch) (2004)
 
 
* Capitulating Cards (James Swain) by Gary Plants (2004)
 
* Capitulating Cards (James Swain) by Gary Plants (2004)
 
* Protean Pack by Gary Plants (2006)
 
* Protean Pack by Gary Plants (2006)
 
* Longer and Leaner by Gary Plants (2000)
 
* Longer and Leaner by Gary Plants (2000)
 
* Glim (2012)
 
* Glim (2012)
* Michael Skinner's 1995 Lecture Notes (Written by Gary Plants) (1995)
 
  
 
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Revision as of 10:12, 7 January 2013

Gary Plants
BornGary Milton Plants
July 17 1954

Notable worksGary Plants on the Zarrow Shuffle
Known forGaffed Cards, Zarrow Shuffle, Bottom Deal

Gary Plants is a retired high school chemistry teacher who has been interested in close-up magic for over 40 years. He has had a strong interest in gambling related material and over time became good friends with Ricard Turner, Steve Forte, Rod Dee, Jason England and many others. Original tricks have been published in many magazines and books such as "Linking Ring Magazine", "Genii Magazine", "Precursor Magazine", "Apocalypse", "Imagick", "Trapdoor Magazine", and many others.

Over the years Gary has attended many magic conventions including FFFF, 31 Faces North, Las Vegas Desert Magic Seminar, L.A. Magic History Conference, T.A.O.M.,Columbus Magi-Fest, Dallas Super Session, OKC Super Session, and numerous I.B.M and S.A.M. Conventions.

Gary is probably best know for his handmade gaffed cards. He began making handmade gaffed cards in 1993 and has made cards for professional magicians all over the world. His magic business is "The Card Plant".

His most inspirational magicians have been Dai Vernon,Juan Tamariz, and Del Ray.

Booklets

  • Dallas Lecture Notes (2004)
  • Hawaii Lecture Notes (2011)
  • Gary Plants on the Zarrow Shuffle (Written by Stephen Minch) (2004)
  • Michael Skinner's 1995 Lecture Notes (Written by Gary Plants) (1995)


Card Items

  • The Magnetized Cards (2000)
  • Impossible Close-Up Rising Card by Gary Plants (2000)
  • Ring in Card Box by Gary Plants (1995)
  • Hofzinser Transparent Card (2000)
  • Capitulating Cards (James Swain) by Gary Plants (2004)
  • Protean Pack by Gary Plants (2006)
  • Longer and Leaner by Gary Plants (2000)
  • Glim (2012)

References


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