|Born||Gary Milton Plants|
July 17 1954
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. 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. 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, Las Vegas Desert Magic Seminar, 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 and Juan Tamariz.
- Dallas Lecture Notes (2004)
- Hawaii Lecture Notes (2011)
- 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)
- Gary Plants on the Zarrow Shuffle (Written by Stephen Minch) (2004)
- Capitulating Cards (James Swain) by Gary Plants (2004)
- Protean Pack by Gary Plants (2006)
- Longer and Leaner by Gary Plants (2000)
- Glim (2012)
- Michael Skinner's 1995 Lecture Notes (Written by Gary Plants) (1995)