75 entries in Cards / Sleights / Controls / Single Card Controls / Faro Controls
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Edward Marlo Faro as a Control how to control a card at known position to top with faro shuffles, with subsections:
  • Less Than 52
  • With Two Cards
  • For 2 Cards at Undetermined Positions
Inspired by 1958 Faro Notes 2
Edward Marlo Alternative Procedures stay stack principle applied to memorized deck, see previous item
1958 Faro Notes 43
Edward Marlo Instant 26th Location getting a selection to top with faro, crimp, twenty-sixth faro check and half plus one principle
1958 Faro Notes 66
Edward Marlo The Incomplete Faro definition and basic peek procedure
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 5
Edward Marlo Incomplete Double Peek Control two cards, one after the other
Related to 1968 Faro Fantasy 17
Edward Marlo IF Glimpse after incomplete faro peek
Related to 1969 Hierophant (Issue 2) 38
Edward Marlo The I F Fingertip Peek incomplete faro at fingertips, controlled to twenty-six or twenty-seven from top, see also page 85 for further notes
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 75
Harry Lorayne Faro Quickie & Follow-Up two face up cards find selection peeked at, followed by challenge location with nail nick
1971 Reputation-Makers 254
Eddie Fechter Control cuts and a faro shuffle
Also published here 1972 Card Cavalcade 52
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control selection made in incomplete riffle shuffle condition, controlled to twenty-six or known position
Related toVariations 1972 Epilogue (Issue 16) 148
Karl Fulves Sneak Sandwich Incomplete Faro peeked card is sandwiched
1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 102
John Miller, Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Location
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 79
Karl Fulves Three Tricks: Paradyne Principle faro control with fanned incomplete faro deck
1975 Epilogue (Issue 24) 227
Roger Smith Improved Fabulous Faro Finders card peeked at in IF condition, chosen card sticks out a bit after stripping the top half out
Inspired by
  • "Fabulous Faro Finders" (Roger Smith, Necromancer, Vol. 2 No. 2)
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 15
John F. Mendoza Simple Shotgun breakless handling
Inspired by 1975 Card Cavalcade 3 172
Roger Smith The IF Cover Up Control #1 key card placed in break in originally lower half of IF peek, faro brings it next to selection
Inspired byRelated to 1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 2
Karl Fulves Pharo Here incomplete faro position, stopped at card controlled
  • The Placement
  • The Revelation
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 2 102
Roger Smith The IF Cover Up Control #2 key card placed in break in originally lower half of IF peek, faro brings it next to selection
  • Handling A
  • Handling B
  • Handling B - A Variation (two selections)
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 3
Roger Smith IF Cover Up Control #3 same with corner short key
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 5
Roger Smith The IF Cover Up Control #4 with a block instead of single key card, using a block version of cover up cut
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 5
Roger Smith The IF Drop Control key card placed one faro away from selection with running cut procedure after IF peek
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 7
Anton York Spring Control extension to control the selection
Inspired by 1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 52
Roger Smith Offset Faro Controls and Techniques IF controls in which the halves are not equal but there is a block left on top of lower half
  • Offset Faro Control #1
  • Offset Faro Control #2
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 9
Edward Marlo Insertion Type using Secret Incomplete Faro Condition
1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 297
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Location standard procedure
1977 Any Second Now 216
Erhard Liebenow Faro Peek Control adjustment for position
1978 Liebenow On Cards 9
Edward Marlo Optional Center Card Transfer peek from incomplete faro position, selection transferred in lower half
  • Option 1 (controlling card without break)
  • Option 2 (controlling card with break)
  • Option 3 (corner crimp)
  • Option 4 (crimping different corner)
  • Option 5 (angle jogging card)
Related to 1978 Arch Triumphs 14
Edward Marlo The Center Card Transfer into the Left Palm after incomplete faro peek
1978 Arch Triumphs 19
Martin A. Nash Faro Flam apparently IF Control is used
1979 Sleight Unseen 404
Edward Marlo Double Info Control automatic placement procedure
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 366
Edward Marlo I-F Control Fake-Out puzzle magicians that follow the control
1980 Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 38
Karl Fulves That's Impossible! card appears at chosen number (chosen by cut-off packet), using a variation of Fulves'
1980 Exclusive Card Miracles 37
Roger Smith "Tip of the Iceberg" selection pivots out of deck in Incomplete Faro Condition
1980 Exclusive Card Secrets 34
Tom Craven Mental Nick spectator cuts small packet and counts cards, then he remembers card at that position in deck
1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 5
Jean-Jacques Sanvert Half-Faro Glimpse card peeked at in incomplete faro condition is glimpsed during waterfall
1982 Best of Friends 190
Tom Craven Incomplete Faro Jog Control
1982 Best of Friends 193
Ken Krenzel Get-Ready For "Wind Tunnel" using Incomplete Faro Peek
Inspired by May 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 5) 628
Frank Simon Incomplete Faro Transfer card pulled into other half
1983 Versatile Card Magic 86
Stephen Tucker The Incomplete Deck behind his back, aspectator puts a card reversed in the middle of the deck, this card is spelled and the selection is found
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 5) 1221
Edward Marlo New Approach I.F. Control nine approaches, one or two selections, sometimes using twenty-six memorized cards
Related to 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 154
Edward Marlo The Incomplete Faro intro
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Sep. 1963
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 18
Edward Marlo The Incomplete Location
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 19
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Control control to center, then with faro to top
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Dec. 1964
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 114
Edward Marlo Off-Center Control incomplete faro control without starting with a perfect cut
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 117
Edward Marlo Faro Shuffle Control selection to top or bottom
1989 So Soon? 23
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Transfer card peeked at in upper half is transfered to lower half
1989/91 Sonata 161
Juan Tamariz Incomplete Faro Peek card peeked at and selected in lower half
1989/91 Sonata 160
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Control brief
1992 Don't Blink 117
Jon Racherbaumer, Edward Marlo Glimpse of Another Side credit discussion of "The Dr. Nuzzo Peek"
Related to 1993 The Olram File (Issue 16) 7
Eddie Fechter Control cuts and a faro shuffle
Also published here 1993 Fechter 247
Alex Elmsley The Fan and Weave Controls two handlings of an ingenious control:
  • The Fan and Weave Control
  • The Fan and Weave Double Control
Related toVariations 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 335
Alex Elmsley Faro Placement to control selection between two cards
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 379
Alex Elmsley Faro Placement to control selection between two cards
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 381
Alex Elmsley Autopilot separation at twenty-six
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 326
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Placement
1995 Simply Simon 295
Dave Oestreicher Interlaced Control card pushed in other half
1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 56) 1060
R. Paul Wilson Incomplete Inslow pseudo Incomplete Faro Control, actually a riffle force
1997 The Inslow Effect 15
Edward Marlo The Incomplete Faro Control placing a noted card at a specific location
1998 Card College — Volume 3 689
Bruce Cervon The Confused Incomplete Faro Control deck spread in IF Condition
Related to 1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 130
John Cornelius Peeping Tom glimpsing key card during faro cascade
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 31
Harry Lorayne The Unique Peek Marlo's Incomplete-Faro Control, controlling to twenty-seventh position, spelling application
2001 Personal Collection 169
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control RSC
one or two cards chosen from incomplete riffle shuffle
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 85
Marvin Leventhal The Suction Cut using incomplete faro
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 225
Bruce Cervon Face Up Count card found by counting face up indicator card, incomplete faro control
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 11
Bruce Cervon confused incomplete deck spread in IF Condition
Related to 2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 15
Dai Vernon 18 - 35 Faro
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 36
Bruce Cervon Faro Finder peek with incomplete faro
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 37
Bruce Cervon 18 up side down
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 36
Larry Jennings, Bruce Cervon Face up Add Method 2
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 37
Dominic Twose A Pain In The Neck thought-of card is produced from shirt collar, faro
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 39
Edward Marlo, Don Weber IFC Transfer transferring card from top half to bottom half, brief
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue July 29) 226
Tom Gagnon Faroed Spread Pass with deck in Incomplete Faro Condition
  • Two Card Control
Inspired by 2011 Avant-Cards 11
Edward Marlo, John Born Incomplete Faro Control Variation
2012 Seeking the Bridge 49
Harry Riser Faro Shuffle Control to top
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 107
Tom Gagnon ZigZag Incomplete Faro Pass tabled light-reft spread pass with deck in incomplete faro condition
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 131