40 entries in Knife & Paddle / Routines
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Knife and Paper Squares paddle move effect with paper pieces stuck to blade
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 62
J. B. Bobo Chameleon Knives ungaffed, sleeving as switch
1947 Watch This One! 79
Jack Chanin Paddled with paddle, rubberband and coins
1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 194) 775
Bob Lotz Bob Lotz' Color Changing Knives shrinking knife climax
1952 Manipulating with Leech 14
Roy Walton Knifed color change, transposition, travel to pocket, multiple phase routine
Related to 1953 "Come a little closer..." 23
Eugene Boyd Sucker Knife Finale
1964 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64) 32
Niberco Colour-Changing Knife Routine knife changes color twice, two knifes
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 139
Bob Ostin A Novel Penknife Routine complete routine, with half-colored knife and small knife
Variations 1968 Fingertip Fantasies 35
Paul Swinford Color Changing Knife Routine
1971 Lecture Notes 7
Unknown The Color Changing Knives
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 209
Alf Goodwin, Harry Baron Twin Beds three paddles, story
Aug. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 12) 143
Unknown Knives color changing knives
1975 Another Close-up Cavalcade 126
Ralph W. Hull Juggling Knives routine for color changing knives, marketed in 1940
Apr. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 6) 949
Sol Stone Knife Interlude
May 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 342
Ken Brooke Penknife Routine
Also published here 1980 Ken Brooke's Magic — The Unique Years 50
Frank Garcia, Matt Schulien A Handful Of Entertainment color changing knives routine
1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part I 44
Stephen Tucker Excalibur color changing knife routines, holdout with sweatband in sleeve
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 15) 275
Juan Tamariz Rutina Capicua capicua=palindrome, multiple phase routine
Also published here 1984 Magia Potagia — Volume III 50
Walt Lees Färbemesser color changing knives
Also published here
  • Magic Info, 1973/1974
Nov. 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 2) 90
T.C. Tahoe This is Only a Test color changing knife routine
1986 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 4) 5
Juan Tamariz The Travelling Penknife chosen knife of two travels to the pocket
1989/91 Sonata 269
Juan Tamariz In Which the Colored Penknives pass through a Handkerchief penetration routine with a lot of variations
Also published here 1989/91 Sonata 272
Juan Tamariz Progressive Routine 1-2-3 - Blanca, the Indomitable three phase routine with one, two, then three knives
Also published here 1989/91 Sonata 281
Juan Tamariz Capicua Routine capicua=palindrome, multiple phase routine
Also published here 1989/91 Sonata 284
Ken Brooke Meine Färbemesser-Routine
Also published here Oct. 1990 Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 4&5) 141
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Color-Changing Knife Routine
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 175
Bob King Fantasy Knives
Jan. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 1) 2307
Meir Yedid Color-Changing Knife Interlude knife under wrist watch band transposes with knife in hand
1994 Magical Wishes 74
James G. Thompson Jr. Völlig Einseitig
  • Ken Allens Jumping Gems
  • Die Münzenkelle
Also published here May 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 3) 92
Karl Norman Colour Changing Knives adaption of Matt Schulien's routine
1995 40 Years at the Forks 51
Bob King Lightning color changing knife, changes into lighter
1995 Opening Night Magic 29
Karl Fulves The one sided paddle "Methods?"
paddle becomes invisible when other side is shown, posed as problem
Variations 1996 The Fine Print (Issue 3) 54
Phil Willmarth, Ronald J. Dayton Letters with method for paddle problem
Inspired by 1997 The Fine Print (Issue 6) 155
Pit Hartling The ...-Idea knive removed from keychain, changes color, jumps back onto keychain
1998 The Book 102
Roy Walton Knifed color change, transposition, travel to pocket, multiple phase routine
Related to 1998 Come A Little Closer 71
Antonio Romero Rutina de Navajas color changing knife routine, brief explanation of "The Perfect Holdout"
2003 La Magia Española del Siglo XX 269
Luis H. Trueba Cartas y Navajas card apparently located by pocket knife, short routine with two knives, then knife changes to selection
2003 Magia y Dramagia 136
Roberto Giobbi Climax for a Knife Routine transforming a knife into many small knives
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue July 2) 197
Johnny Thompson The Smash Climax knife transforms into many small knives
Inspired by
  • Ascanio Smash Climax
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 90
Roberto Mansilla Las Navajas color changing knife routine, transposition under handkerchief, in spectator's hands, dual reality suggestion routine and shrinking knife
2019 Çerca 75