32 entries in Cards / Sleights / Estimation / Mechanical Estimation
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Stuart P. Cramer Les Cartes par Hasard card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles
Inspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 182
Louis Zingone The Zingone Thumbnail Gauge cutting off packet of known number
Related to Expert Card Technique 114
Stuart P. Cramer Les Cartes Par Hasard card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles
Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 17
Unknown The Practical Sharpers using finger nail gauge to position cards in gambling
Card Control 116
Edward Marlo Nail Gauge Placement
Marlo In Spades 29
Frederick Braue Nail Cutting
Inspired by Show Stoppers with Cards 8
Bert Allerton, Frederick Braue Casual Nail Cutting
Show Stoppers with Cards 9
Edward Marlo The Nail Gauge Spell
The Cardician 77
Bert Allerton Nail Count using length of nail to cut off certain amount of cards
The Close-Up Magician 37
Edward Marlo Marlo's Favorite finding out how many cards a spectator cut off by cutting remainder in half and counting those
Estimation 8
Edward Marlo The Automatic Gauge Method on hard surface
Estimation 3
Edward Marlo Variation of Automatic Gauge deck in longitudinal configuration
Estimation 4
Louis Zingone, Edward Marlo The Nail Gauge
Estimation 6
Edward Marlo Nail Gauge Variation
Estimation 7
Unknown Thumbnail Measuring
Related to The Living End 144
Joseph K. Schmidt Actually Cutting the Aces nailgauge
Card Cavalcade 3 82
Louis Zingone Zingone Thumbnail Gauge
Card Cavalcade 3 83
Frederick Braue Tens at 10, 20, 37, 47 cutting to Tens in Nikola stack with Thumbnail Gauge (1941)
Inspired by The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 29
Frederick Braue Prearranged Pack Idea placing card at required number
Inspired by The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 29
Jerry Sadowitz Pre-determined Estimation using five-card-packet, the spectator cuts only in two possible places, following three routines are using it
Related toAlso published here Cards on the Table 84
Unknown Finger Nail Estimation
Trend Setters 27
Edward Marlo The Olram Poke three methods inspired by Ginsburg Poke
  • First Method
  • Second Method
  • Third Method - "Estimation Poke" (spelling)
Inspired by The Olram File (Issue 9) 5
Richard Himber Knife Stab Estimation
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 440
Stephen Minch Mechanical Estimation some credit information
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 440
Michael Close First Finger Estimation finger of left hand estimates thickness of packet it holds
Workers Number 5 135
Christian Chelman Blind Sighted card approximately in center, then dealt into six heaps
Related to MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 8) 11
Larry Jennings The Cut Ruse two handlings, same as Sadowitz item from reference
Related to Jennings '67 82
Dai Vernon Fingernail Estimation magician cuts to the four Aces, previously buried by a spectator, credit information
Related to Card College — Volume 4 883
Joe Berg Estimate behind the back estimate thickness of packet behind back
Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 55
Darwin Ortiz Pinky Estimation
Lessons in Card Mastery 180
Jerry Sadowitz Pre-determined Estimation
Also published here Plots & Methods 12
Tom Gagnon Estickmation Aces deck separated with pool cue each time
Inspired byVariations Gagnon Unfiltered 438