130 entries in Cards / Sleights / Shuffles (non-riffle) / Faro Shuffle / Faro Oddities
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Unknown Perfect Shuffle Stock using faro for alternating set-ups
Expert Card Technique 149
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Perpetual Separation faro oddity, stack, dealt into eight hands, relation of suit and odd/even stays intact
The Cardiste (Issue 4) 15
Edward Marlo Odd Faro how to cut the deck like in an odd-numbered deck when having an even number of cards
Faro Notes 9
Edward Marlo The Faro Calculator getting into stack with faros, reverse-principle
Faro Notes 10
Edward Marlo Full Deck - Five Faros returning 52 cards to their original order after only five faro shuffles
Faro Notes 34
Edward Marlo Faro Divider dividing a deck/packet into four piles with an equal number of cards
Faro Controlled Miracles 1
Edward Marlo Off Center Faro Divider method of dividing deck in four packets of non-equal size of known number
Faro Controlled Miracles 2
Edward Marlo The Un-Weave Faro shuffle that retains groups on bottom or top without weaving them
Faro Controlled Miracles 2
Edward Marlo The Riffle Weave alternating top ten cards during riffle shuffle
Faro Controlled Miracles 3
Edward Marlo Faro Fan Constraint to apparently give a free choice to think of a card, but only half the cards are visible
Faro Controlled Miracles 23
Edward Marlo Secret Incomplete Faro Condition very fine unsquared condition
Faro Controlled Miracles 34
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan
Faro Controlled Miracles 53
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley Marlo's Faro Jogs handling possibilities for Alex Elmsley's Faro Fan idea
  • Five Methods
  • Side Jog to Angle Jog
  • Angle Jog to Side Jog
  • Table Faro Angle Jog
  • Up Jogging the Reversed Card (two methods)
Inspired byRelated to Faro Controlled Miracles 54
Edward Marlo Tabled Faro Fan Set-Up using table faro or only even riffle shuffle to get into Faro Fan configuration
Related to Faro Controlled Miracles 59
Edward Marlo Faro Ribbon Spread Hide-Out
Faro Controlled Miracles 59
Sam Randlett Finnell's Spell as a set-up for Gene Finnell's "Spelling the Aces"
Related to Epilogue (Issue 2) 16
Bruce Cervon, Earl Keyser Faro Count determining the number of cards in an incomplete dec
Epilogue (Issue 4) 31
Tom Batchelor The Vee-Drop Flourish incomplete Faro flourish
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 81
Tom Batchelor The Double Backed Fan all backs faro fan
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 82
Karl Fulves The Triple Faro - Shuffle Definitions theoretical, since no technique is given
Related to Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue The Triple Faro) 45
Karl Fulves The Partial Faro selection procedure with faros that places a key card next to selection
Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue First Supplement) 53
Karl Fulves Unit Control two five-card packets with different backs are put together, three faros, one card from top five cards is now in bottom section and vice versa
Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue First Supplement) 58
Edward Marlo Any Card Called Faro Control any named card controlled in shuffled deck, see page 155 for additional observations
Advanced Fingertip Control 151
Edward Marlo Marlo's Peek Deck face-up/face-down faroed deck with secret incomplete faro condition
More Faro Fantasy 46
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Transposition card peeked in upper half is secretly transferred to lower half, three methods
Related to Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 3) 20
Edward Marlo For the Color Blind card with binary marks chosen from one deck is shuffled to top via faros in stacked second deck, badly explained
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 49
Edward Marlo Double Faro cards in pairs, see bottom
Marlo's Objectives 22
Gene Finnell Klondike Shuffle discussion and properties
1. Mechanics
2. Card location after one shuffle
3. Recycling the deck
4. Klondyke properties (simulating a faro shuffle, locating center card, Penelope's principle)
5. Klondike plus Free Cut
6. The Stacked Deck
Related to Gene Finnell's Card Magic 1
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo Faro Fan
  • 1st Discard - In the Hands
  • 2nd Discard - On the Table
  • 1st Technique - in the Hands
  • 2nd Technique
The Ten Hand Poker Stack 117
Larry Jennings Side Rise card is shaken out of incomplete faro deck
Related toVariations Epilogue (Issue 23) 214
Roger Smith Faro Shuffling With a Short Card
The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 13
Edward Marlo Making a Straddle Faro In or Out tabled
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 197
Edward Marlo The Secret Incomplete Faro very fine unsquared condition
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 295
Edward Marlo Secret Incomplete Faro Condition "Marlo's Peek Deck"
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 297
Jerry Andrus Bottom to Top Transfer by correcting a faro shuffle
Andrus Card Control 25
Murray Bonfeld Placement For Thirds faro shuffle that distributes a group three cards apart, e.g. the spades then lie SxxSxxSxx..., not a perfect tripe faro
Related to Faro Concepts 31
Roger Smith The Smith No-Skill Spectator Helps Faro Shuffle spectator and performer have half the deck each and deal one by one into pile
Innovative Magic No. 2 21
Edward Marlo Marlo's Peek Deck
The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 128
Erhard Liebenow The Card In the Center Liebenow's card peeling
Related to Liebenow On Cards 7
Christian Scherer Hier ist meine Karte faro principle 18/35, card spelled to
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 76
Christian Scherer Die Glückszahl faro under the table, card at total of two added cards
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 79
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 182
Harry Lorayne The Non-Faro Faro faro substitute
Quantum Leaps 79
Karl Fulves Bibliography
Faro Possibilities 36
Gene Finnell Klondike as Faro Substitute
Related to Curioser 13
Karl Fulves A Gray Code Problem turning blocks over followed by faro shuffles, four-card-groups examined regarding uniqueness of face-up/down distribution
Curioser 52
Unknown Faro Fan
Cardworks 67
Derek Dingle Side-Cut Faro Stack stacking method
Variations The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 134
Edward Marlo Casual Faro Divider creating four packets of equal size
Card Finesse 155
Unknown Small Packet Fan Faro
Best of Friends 260
Karl Fulves Slide Out card is slid out, no break method
Inspired by Wireless II 20
Karl Fulves Lock Up cards in incomplete faro condition are sprung, springing stops at selected card
T.V. Card Rise 15
Harry Lorayne Non-Faro Faro
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 782
Edward Marlo Full Deck Oil and Water red black separated deck is faro shuffled and separation preserved
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 61
Edward Marlo Marlo's Riffle Shuffle Expeditor using incomplete faro for faster stacking
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 345
Unknown Faro Fan
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1232
Pascal Monmoine Brainwave
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1233
Steve Conner Triumphand Waterfall very bold in-the-hands false faro shuffle
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 1168
John Davit The Falling Faro faro flourish, method to square cards by dropping the incomplete faro to other hand
The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 14) 236
John Davit Rollover faro flourish
The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 14) 238
Tom Gagnon Faro Control corner short next to selection unaffected by faro shuffle
The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 7
Edward Marlo Incomplete Double Faro Condition
Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 216
Edward Marlo Pre-Faro Preparation breaking deck in for faros
Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 303
David Williamson Phony Pharo using the "Phony Pharo"
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 6) 1794
John Quine Second Keeper Shuffle keeping card at second position during shuffles
Variations Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 12) 1865
Harry Lorayne Phonier Pharo
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 11) 1997
Bill Kalush Phoniest Pharo
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 11) 1998
Alex Elmsley, John Bannon False False Shuffle faro fan
Smoke and Mirrors 27
Edward Marlo Tilt Faro Shuffle false faro shuffle, also applied to triumph plot
The Olram File (Issue 6) 1
Alex Elmsley Jog Fan brief
The Olram File (Issue 10) 14
Stewart James Constant Stack Principle
Thavant 3
Karl Fulves Rip-Apart Production faro shuffled cards ripped apart, selection remains outjogged from one half
28 Card Tricks 58
John Quine Second Keeper Shuffle keeping card at second position during shuffles
Variations Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 3) 2044
Bill Kalush Almost Immediately card taken from fan is known instantly, faro fan
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 7) 2242
Unknown Faro Substitute dealing from both hands, non-faro faro
New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 5) 15
Alex Elmsley The Constant Stack
Related to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 309
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan
Variations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 341
Karl Fulves Red/Black Shuffles red-black order which unmixes with faro combination, posed as problem
Crooked Tales 95
Meir Yedid The Faro Flourish double cascade
Related to Magical Wishes 26
Meir Yedid Fake Faro Flourish riffling sound during unweaving
Magical Wishes 29
Harry Lorayne, John Quine My Second Keeper keeping card at second position during shuffles
Inspired byVariations Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 4) 2485
John Riggs Follow the Oil & Water halves behind a red and a black card, change color when riffled through, impromptu svengali
Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 68
Steve Bedwell Canopy Reverse reverse during faro cascade
Related to Siamese Signatures and Other Oddities 7
Harry Lorayne Non-Faro Faro
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 1) 2743
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan
Alex Is At It Again 21
Bruce Cervon, Earl Keyser The Faro Count determining the number of cards in an incomplete deck
Hard-Boiled Mysteries 121
Jack Avis Waterfall False Shuffle faro, then unweave noice sold as waterfall, also to get into Vernon's "No Sleight Triumph"
Related to Vis à Vis 44
Harry Lorayne My Second Keeper, Cont'd keeping card at second position during shuffles
  • card changes into selection
  • Reverse Faro Ending
  • counting down to selection
Inspired by Personal Collection 199
David Ben In-the-Hands Zarrow Shuffle tilt
Tricks 91
Luis Garcia Rito de Iniciación deck is shuffled several times and ends up in new deck order
La Magia Española del Siglo XX 295
Wesley James Secretly Disordering the Deck
Inspired by Enchantments 127
Justin Higham False Shuffle Side-Faro False Shuffle
Tricks with the Side-Faro False Shuffle 5
Edward Marlo Faro Jog setting up for Alex Elmsley's faro fan
Related to Secrets of an Escamoteur 161
Bruce Cervon Faro Fooler from NDO to NDO with two faros, double index cards
Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 32
Harry Lorayne, John Quine My Second Keeper keeping card at second position during faro shuffles
Best of Friends — Volume III 455
Denis Behr, Erhard Liebenow Liebenow's Card Peeling location effect with faro flourish, applying stack
  • In-the-Hands Way
  • Home Match
Handcrafted Card Magic 55
Jason England A Faro Trap one-by-one ace location from incomplete faro position
Jammin' With the Fellas 11
Steven Youell Straddle Faro Glimpse
Related to Weapons of Mass Deception 55
Román García Aplicaciones de la Mezcla Lateral ideas and handling for the faro fan
  • La mezcla lateral
  • La extirpación
Nanomagias 133
Román García Triunfo idea with the faro fan for Triumph
Nanomagias 144
Román García Todo Dorso idea with the faro fan for All Backs
Nanomagias 144
Woody Aragon Faro Shuffles and Factorial Dealing describes the relationship between the number of Faro shuffles needed when dealing cards into N number of piles
Related to A Book in English 253
Woody Aragon The Permanent Deck Principle describes stacks that retain order after Faro shuffles
Inspired by A Book in English 267
Woody Aragon Gilbert's Error Code chosen card is found in an "error code" created by the spectator
A Book in English 297
Woody Aragon Wait! There's still more... a) Forcing a number
b) Letters, words
c) Treasure hunt
d) Red and Black
A Book in English 301
Harry Lorayne Even Better Red/Black Shuffles
  • Faro Based Method (center pulled out)
  • Hindu-Shuffle Based Method (also as running cut)
Special Effects 49
Jason Ladanye Red-Black Faro Shuffle red-black false riffle shuffle with faro
Confident Deceptions 88
Edward Marlo, Joshua Jay Faro Ribbon Spread Hideout
Confident Deceptions 103
Harry Lorayne Non-Faro Faro faro substitute by dealing
JawDroppers! 78
Alex Elmsley Constant Stack
Related to In Order to Amaze 243
Jon Racherbaumer Notes on Peek Decks
Facsimile (Issue 5) 52
John Hostler Shhh Bonus: Variation 9000 4&4, mixing sequence that retains a red-black-order
Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 62
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 104
Johnny Thompson Brainweave Force Deck faro fan
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 105
Paul Vigil, Unknown Forcing from a Bank
  • faro fan, one of twenty cards thought of
  • secret incomplete faro peek
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 177
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan
Repertoire 65
Ryan Murray The Lopsided Weave about weaving unequal halves, introduction
Curious Weaving 1
Ryan Murray Weave in Thirds shuffling one third into the rest in an AABAAB pattern
  • In the Hands
  • On the Table
Related to Curious Weaving 2
Ryan Murray Weave in Fourth shuffling one fourth into the rest in an AAABAAAB pattern
Curious Weaving 5
Ryan Murray Bizarre Weave shuffling one part into the rest in an ABABBABABB pattern
Curious Weaving 6
Ryan Murray The Double Weave introduction to faro shuffling twice with secret fine incomplete faro condition
Curious Weaving 7
Ryan Murray Double Faro faro shuffling in pairs with deck in fine incomplete faro condition
  • In-Hands Double Faro
  • Tabled Double Faro
  • Direction of Weaving
  • One-Handed Tabled Double Faro
  • One-Handed In-Hands Double Faro
Curious Weaving 8
Ryan Murray Triple Faro and Beyond theoretical extension of Double Faro
Curious Weaving 16
Ryan Murray Facilitated Weave in Thirds another method for shuffling one third into the rest in an AABAAB pattern
Related to Curious Weaving 16
Ryan Murray Double Weave in Thirds using the Double Faro idea after a Weave in Thirds
Curious Weaving 17
Ryan Murray The K-Shuffle technique for getting ABCABC... pattern, also for four or five groups
Related to Curious Weaving 20
Ryan Murray The Perfect Riffle Shuffle
  • Perfect Riffle Shuffle in Thirds (AABAAB pattern)
  • Facilitated Perfect Riffle Shuffle in Thirds
  • Perfect Riffle Shuffle in Pairs (double faro)
Curious Weaving 22
Harry Lorayne Fake Faro top and bottom not shuffled
And Finally! 177
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan
Paper Work 22
Steve Forte Distribution Faro bottom cards of one half aired to space them out more in a single faro
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 1029