The Magic Café
Username:
Password:
[ Lost Password ]
  [ Forgot Username ]
The Magic Cafe Forum Index » » Ever so sleightly » » Tommy Wonder cups and balls (3 Likes) Printer Friendly Version

 Go to page 1~2~3 [Next]
Arepsi
View Profile
Regular user
Finland
146 Posts

Profile of Arepsi
What do you think about this? Does somebody perform this from Tommy's videos?

http://www.aarosorva.com/bagandpompoms.html

aaro@aarosorva.com
Andrew Zuber
View Profile
Inner circle
Los Angeles, CA
2639 Posts

Profile of Andrew Zuber
I know people have tried to make these but it's a lot of work.
"I'm sorry - if you were right, I would agree with you." -Robin Williams, Awakenings
cupsandballsmagic
View Profile
Inner circle
2706 Posts

Profile of cupsandballsmagic
Auke van Dokkum is making these, I have seen them and they are wonderful quality. You can read more about it by searching for a previous thread I believe.
Bill Palmer
View Profile
Eternal Order
Only Jonathan Townsend has more than
24202 Posts

Profile of Bill Palmer
I have a set of the balls and bag that Auke made. He is making a special set of cups that are based on his traditional cup design. As I type this, the 4F gathering is taking place, and Auke is bringing me a set of the cups in brass. As soon as I have the whole megilla, I'll put the photos on the museum site.

It took a long time for the Wonder estate to decide what to do about Tommy's creations. They wanted a machinist who knew Tommy and who could live up to his exacting standards. Auke is just the right fellow.
"The Swatter"

Founder of CODBAMMC

My Chickasaw name is "Throws Money at Cups."

www.cupsandballsmuseum.com
Pete Biro
View Profile
1933 - 2018
18565 Posts

Profile of Pete Biro
Auke, being Dutch, and being an excellent craftsman is a perfect combination for Tommy's items.
STAY TOONED... @ www.pete-biro.com
Bill Palmer
View Profile
Eternal Order
Only Jonathan Townsend has more than
24202 Posts

Profile of Bill Palmer
Not only that, Auke built a number of special items for Tommy. They were working on the Wandering Chimes before Tommy died.

It has been very difficult for Frank Bemelman, who is Tommy's brother, and who came under some very harsh attacks from certain people on this side of the pond.
"The Swatter"

Founder of CODBAMMC

My Chickasaw name is "Throws Money at Cups."

www.cupsandballsmuseum.com
pabloinus
View Profile
Inner circle
1529 Posts

Profile of pabloinus
Arepsi, I think the balls you made look great, but I am not sure I will personally use these kind of balls, the RNT2 and Pascaline's balls are good enough for me and the load could be anything.
But for sure the pom pom you made look great
Pete Biro
View Profile
1933 - 2018
18565 Posts

Profile of Pete Biro
Pab... but you need those kind to do Wonder's routine.
STAY TOONED... @ www.pete-biro.com
Doctor D
View Profile
Elite user
471 Posts

Profile of Doctor D
I can say for a fact that Auke also sells a working version of Tommy's chimes. Dan le Fay has worked on this with Tommy before his death, and with Auke on the machining of these. His work with this is absolutely beautiful.
Bill Palmer
View Profile
Eternal Order
Only Jonathan Townsend has more than
24202 Posts

Profile of Bill Palmer
I got the first set of the chimes that Auke sold in the US. They are really neat. I saw the prototypes when Auke was still working on them.
"The Swatter"

Founder of CODBAMMC

My Chickasaw name is "Throws Money at Cups."

www.cupsandballsmuseum.com
doug brewer
View Profile
V.I.P.
1128 Posts

Profile of doug brewer
What is the "wandering chimes" effect?
ekins
View Profile
Veteran user
Portland, Oregon
398 Posts

Profile of ekins
Both the chimes and the bag with pom poms are listed on Auke's website: http://www.cupsandballs.nl/ Click "Products" and then "Other"

-Brian
Bill Palmer
View Profile
Eternal Order
Only Jonathan Townsend has more than
24202 Posts

Profile of Bill Palmer
Quote:
On 2011-04-28 14:36, doug brewer wrote:
What is the "wandering chimes" effect?


It's basically a version of the now politically incorrectly named assembly of four objects, using chimes rather than weights.

Search for wandering chimes in Ever So Sleightly.
"The Swatter"

Founder of CODBAMMC

My Chickasaw name is "Throws Money at Cups."

www.cupsandballsmuseum.com
ddeckmann
View Profile
Loyal user
Paraguay
202 Posts

Profile of ddeckmann
I've made my tommy wonder set. The big pompon took me 50 meters of wool and whole day. One day during traveling, the big pompon fell apart.

I started to make monkey balls and I had the idea to make a "monkey ball tommy wonder set". This is, with a big monkey ball attached to the bag.

I like wands, so I don't perform this routine no more.
Close.Up.Dave
View Profile
Inner circle
Behind you!
2913 Posts

Profile of Close.Up.Dave
I made the balls and pom pom. My mom made the bag. It worked out really well. However, it took FOREVER to make everything. Especially because I had to redo the balls several times to get the size that worked best for me.

Dave
hefemexy
View Profile
Special user
566 Posts

Profile of hefemexy
Does anyone know of some others who make make the bag, I've emailed Auke, got a response but he's out of stock and doesn't know when these will be made again. Any other producers of this item.
Okay, I give up what was your card?

https://www.facebook.com/lionsmagic




Look nothing up my sleeves, but you're not wearing sleeves

https://www.facebook.com/lionsmagic
Bill Palmer
View Profile
Eternal Order
Only Jonathan Townsend has more than
24202 Posts

Profile of Bill Palmer
Actually, Auke is the only person licensed to make (commercially) any of the Tommy Wonder products. If you can find the necessary gimmick, you can make the bag yourself. The instructions are in the Books of Wonder. You don't have to knit the bag yourself.

The official Tommy Wonder cups and balls sets are now for sale. You can see a set at the cups and balls museum, on the page of unusual cups, right below the sets Tommy sold years ago.

Quote:
On 2011-04-29 19:52, hefemexy wrote:
Does anyone know of some others who make make the bag, I've emailed Auke, got a response but he's out of stock and doesn't know when these will be made again. Any other producers of this item.

Send me an e-mail, and I'll tell you a really simple way to make this.
"The Swatter"

Founder of CODBAMMC

My Chickasaw name is "Throws Money at Cups."

www.cupsandballsmuseum.com
hefemexy
View Profile
Special user
566 Posts

Profile of hefemexy
Just sent an email bill
Okay, I give up what was your card?

https://www.facebook.com/lionsmagic




Look nothing up my sleeves, but you're not wearing sleeves

https://www.facebook.com/lionsmagic
Bill Palmer
View Profile
Eternal Order
Only Jonathan Townsend has more than
24202 Posts

Profile of Bill Palmer
Quote:
On 2011-05-04 18:24, Bill Palmer wrote:
Actually, Auke is the only person licensed to make (commercially) any of the Tommy Wonder products. If you can find the necessary gimmick, you can make the bag yourself. The instructions are in the Books of Wonder. You don't have to knit the bag yourself.

The official Tommy Wonder cups and balls sets are now for sale. You can see a set at the cups and balls museum, on the page of unusual cups, right below the sets Tommy sold years ago.

Let me be more specific. The Official Tommy Wonder Cups are for sale by Auke van Dokkum.
"The Swatter"

Founder of CODBAMMC

My Chickasaw name is "Throws Money at Cups."

www.cupsandballsmuseum.com
hefemexy
View Profile
Special user
566 Posts

Profile of hefemexy
Lol...
Okay, I give up what was your card?

https://www.facebook.com/lionsmagic




Look nothing up my sleeves, but you're not wearing sleeves

https://www.facebook.com/lionsmagic
The Magic Cafe Forum Index » » Ever so sleightly » » Tommy Wonder cups and balls (3 Likes)
 Go to page 1~2~3 [Next]
[ Top of Page ]
All content & postings Copyright © 2001-2019 Steve Brooks. All Rights Reserved.
This page was created in 0.2 seconds requiring 5 database queries.
The views and comments expressed on The Magic Café
are not necessarily those of The Magic Café, Steve Brooks, or Steve Brooks Magic.
> Privacy Statement <

ROTFL Billions and billions served! ROTFL