Loading... Please wait...


FAQs - and Tips on Ordering:

(1)  If you live in North Carolina, you will be charged sales tax.  The only alternative is to arrange to have a friend of yours who lives in another state place your order for you.  When it arrives at his house, he can then ship it to your home in NC.  He can also bring you cakes containing steel files on visiting day in the slammer.  My suggestion -- pay the tax or go for the plea deal by being the first to rat him out.  Can you say win-win?

(2)  If you live overseas (or in the case of Canada and Mexico, over the border), the good news is you don't have to pay sales tax (unless you arrange ot have a friend of yours who lives in NC order it for you).  The bad news is that the postal services of both countries charge as if their planes are using premium unleaded gas mixed with Kentucky's finest.  The okay news is that you may wish to experiment due to the miracle of flat-rate boxes.  While a single volume of The Trapdoor costs $42.25 to Canada and $61.75 everywhere else, you can purchase two volumes for the same cost because I can fit two volumes into the same flat-rate box.  Three volumes jumps to $80.50.  

     To experiment, fill your cart with different combinations and click on "estimate shipping cost" followed by "update shopping cart."

     My recommendation - try to get volume discounts by hoodwinking a bunch of your magic friends into ordering with you.  Your costs may drop dramatically.


(3)  Credit cards are processed through PayPal.  You do NOT have to have a PayPal account to order with your credit card.  Simply fill your cart, choose "proceed to checkout," and you will be brought to PayPal's website.  Once there, click on "Open PayPal Account" and it will give you the option of paying with your credit card -- without opening a PayPal account.  What they lack in clarity, they make up for in convenience.


(4)  If you have money left over after placing your order, you have done something terribly wrong.  Please drop a few more products into your shopping cart and proceed to checkout.  I can spend the surplus money better than you.  Remember, if you don't own one of everything on the website, the terrorists win.


Recent Updates

  • Routine Builder

    When I started the Semi-Automatic Card Trick series way back in 1993, I decided …

  • Out of My Wallet!

    For those of you wishing to use the wallet concept I explained in the chapter …

  • Zen Master

    In Volume 10 of Semi-Automatic Card Tricks, I explained how to produce any …