68 entries in Knife & Paddle / Miscellaneous
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Le couteau qui tient tout seul dans la main The knife that holds all alone in the hand
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 201
Unknown Deux moyens de manger un couteau Two ways to eat a knife
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 207
Unknown Ein Wunder der Fakire apple on hand of spectator, performer cuts it in two halves with a knife or sword without harming the hand
Jan. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 72
Unknown Der unverwundbare Zauberkünstler knife or nail through arm or hand, different gaffs
Sep. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 137
Unknown A Cup of Tea on the Point of a Knife puzzle
1902 The Modern Conjurer 302
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, illusion "Das Mädchen mit dem goldenen Haar", knife throwing
Apr. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 4) 63
A. J. Eine neue Methode, um eine beliebig grosse Münze oder eine Kartenecke in ein Brot zu bringen ungaffed knife with item stuck to its blade that should be loaded into bread
June 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 6) 86
Unknown Das Kartenmesser knife for loading a card into a fruit, bread, ...
July 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 7) 108
Eddie Joseph Suspensamus bowl with rice suspends on knife
Related to 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 129) 741
Bruce Elliott, Theodore Annemann Not for the Meek bill to roll of life savers, gaffed knife
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 150) 879
Dorny The Musical Knife knife makes sound, gag finish
1941 After the Dessert 16
Tom Sellers The "T.S." Knife to load an envelope
1943 Magical Mixture 11
Tom Sellers Borrowed Note in Candle gimmicked knife
1943 Magical Mixture 16
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the Great Ballantin, Jean Hugard and Fred Braue, Orson Welles, a bingo fraud, Bill Gresham gives some tips on knife throwing
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 40) 167
Tom Fitzgerald A Cute Betcha penknife sticked in top of door arch falls directly in a bottle
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 59) 241
Unknown Rotating Knife knife and fork as spinning wheel on the table, to find selection
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 8
Unknown Stirring Stick Movies figure is drawn on stirring stick, to make easy optical animation
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 28
Jack Yeager The Hook Knife similar to a hook coin
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 29
Unknown Cross of Knives special way to hold two knives, bar bet
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 7
Nate Leipzig Nate Leipzig's Grindstone shown by Joe Scott, knife grinder with a plate on table's edge
Related to 1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 324) 104
John F. Mangan Color Changing Knife Finale
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 40
Dr. Stanley Jaks (2) The Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelope
Related toAlso published here 1958 Predictions 87
Neville Sackville (3) The Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelope
1958 Predictions 88
Tony Corinda (4) The Impromptu Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelope
1958 Predictions 88
Bert Allerton Swallowing A Knife
1958 The Close-Up Magician 12
Dr. Stanley Jaks Omar's Prophecies treatise on the one-ahead triple prediction, sheets labeled with A, B & C
  • Part II (replacing force with known data)
  • Part III (on the selection of people, apparently random)
  • Part IV (staging the routine)
  • Part V (staging for Brainwave)
  • Part VI (handling for the Billet Knife)
  • Part VII (handling for Chuck Smith's M-T Pad)
Related toVariations 1960 Omar's Prophecies 1
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die unglaubliche Voraussage Jaks Billet Knife, loading a billet in an envelope
Related to 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 103
Lewis Ganson Paddle Parade measurements of a paddle and the paddle move
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 122
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen, Somerset Maugham Grand Guignol thumb is cut with a knife until the performer bleeds, wound is healed
Variations 1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 126
Eddie Joseph Indian Rice Stabbing Illusion first one cup of rice fills six cups, then glass jar of rice clings to stick or knife
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 225
Charles D. Smith Leipzig's Grindstone knife grinder with a plate
Related to 1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 97
Floyd Shotts, Frank Novotny A Visit From Space coin vanishes in water and starts to bubble, knife is placed inside and glass with water can be liftet with knife, then water vanishes in tube (Liquidair)
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 119
E. Leslie May Spotting the Spot card stab with paper-knife, the card found is blank and the value is now on the paper-knife
1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 5) 208
R. D. Merrill The Switch of knives
1981 Merrill's Knife Book 16
Al Cohen The Shrinking Knife optical illusion of shrinking knife
1981 Merrill's Knife Book 55
Stephen Tucker Exhibit 'A' four objects in box and also names written on paper, knife is selected and blood is found on blade, murder presentation
Variations 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 14
Juan Tamariz Mas Ideas con Navajas various ideas, linking knives, magnet holder, change of unprepared knives, knife-monte,...
Also published here 1984 Magia Potagia — Volume III 54
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks' Incredible Prediction billet knife handling
  • The Double Envelope Method
Related to
  • Hugh Miller's "Al Koran's Legacy"
1984 The Incredible Dr. Stanley Jaks 10
Al Mann Note: The Billet Knives history of billet knives, different models
1984 The Incredible Dr. Stanley Jaks 13
Richard Kaufman Introduction - A Conversation with Ron Wilson interview, with details on opening tables with the color changing knife, Ultramental, The Chinese Sticks, The Multiplying Bottles
1987 The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 11
Ken Allen Glass Suspension knife poked into handkerchief-covered glass causes glass to suspend on knife
Also published here 1987 Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part One 4
Ken Allen, Karl Fulves No Strings No. 41, knife poked into handkerchief-covered glass causes glass to suspend on knife
Related toAlso published here 1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 119
Rocco Silano Explosive Impact plastic explosive cap for toy gun is tossed up and stabbed in midair with a pocket knife, the cap explodes
1990 The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 1) 7
Rocco Silano The Sicilian Defense plastic cap from toy pistol is stabbed with knife and explodes (skill demo)
1990 Spectacle 115
Dan Harlan Deviled Egg spectator's blood travel into egg, spectator is cut with a knife
1994 The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 3) 5
Chris "Doc" Dixon Hard Headed knife tapped in hair resulting in a hard metallic sound, too much hairspray joke
1996 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 61) 1190
Karl Fulves Cuts Like A Knife two stick magnets, repelling poles suddenly attract with knife in between
1998 Underworld (Issue 7) 88
Simon Lovell The Texas Chainthumb Massare or Grand Guignol Revisited thumb is cut with a knife until the performer bleeds, wound is healed
Inspired by 2000 Son of Simon Says! 135
Simon Lovell The Murder Mystery four objects in box and also names written on paper, knife is selected and blood is found on blade, murder presentation
Inspired by 2000 Son of Simon Says! 31
Karl Fulves Knifed "Problems"
large blade comes out of small Swiss army knife, posed as a problem
2004 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 379
Luke Jermay A Dangerous Opener two paper tubes, one is selected and crushed under the other one is a knife
Related to 2004 The Coral Fang 18
Ron Frost Sticky Words Word divination, words on a paddle keeps changing
2004 After The Force 140
Barrie Richardson The Astonishing Rice Jar Suspension filled glass jar of rice clings to knife
Also published here
  • Concepts & Deceptions Lecture Notes, 1999
2005 Act Two 196
Arturo de Ascanio Holdouts for knives
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 106
Arturo de Ascanio A Holder for Miniature Knives
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 108
Arturo de Ascanio Handling the Knife as a Cigarette
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 57
Arturo de Ascanio A Knife Holder
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 110
Arturo de Ascanio How to Tell the Sides of Knife apart by Feel
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 61
Arturo de Ascanio Telling Two Knives apart by Feel
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 62
Arturo de Ascanio The Quick Switch with jacket
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 63
Lewis Ganson A. Switching two dissimilar Knives
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 68
Arturo de Ascanio, David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg B. Switching Two Knives with One Matching Side a) Switching a Gimmicked Knife or an Ordinary One
I. The Pick and Drop Switch (Fu Manchu)
II. Sleeving into the Left Sleeve (Fu Manchu)
III. Propelling the Knife inside the Right Sleeve
b) Switching an Ordinary Knife for a Gimmicked One
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 68
Martin Gardner Jumping Skeleton Key on Martin Gardner's Skeleton Key, and knife that jumps out of handle when the performer handles it (Magic Christian), also with nail file, credit information
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 623
Tom Stone Brutus's Gift knife of chosen color is stuck in magician's back with dramatic presentation, see also T.A. Waters' "Backdate"
2011 Maelstrom 33
Dr. Stanley Jaks Incredible Prediction loading a billet in an envelope
Also published here 2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 162
Roberto Giobbi Cutting Edge Magic impaled envelope as intrigue object
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue June 23) 181
Christoph Borer Der Brief prediction of a chosen CD, cigar and position of a knife in a blade holder
Related to 2018 Mentale Notizen 74
Roberto Mansilla Anexo - René Lavand y Sus Navajas on René Lavand's color changing knife routine
2019 Çerca 114