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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
S. W. Erdnase Bottom Palm. First Method with left little finger option
Related toVariations 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 86
Unknown Silas and the Slickers rhyming patter, ballad by Elmer Applegit
Variations 1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 26
Edward Marlo Spade Shuffle blocks
Related toVariations 1947 Marlo In Spades 46
Paul LePaul Impromptu Torn And Restored Card
Variations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 161
Karl Fulves Double Control deck riffle shuffled, not squared, halves separated again and one selection is protruding from both halves, Freeman Display precursor
Related toAlso published here 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Riffle Shuffle Controls) 42
Larry Jennings Gambler's Aces
VariationsAlso published here 1975 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part Two 102
Steve Draun The Graveyard Shift Midnight Shift
VariationsAlso published here 1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. Winter Extra) 157
Jeff Semel Pirandello False Cut triple in-the-hands swing cut
Related toVariations 1983 Versatile Card Magic 58
Jack Carpenter Take Leave four aces transform into 1 selection
Sep. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 9) 1111
Ben Harris Fandango Move one-handed, bottom cards of small packet turned over
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1986 Fandango 2
Jack Carpenter, Steve Freeman Four at Once variation on Freeman's (unpublished?) riffle shuffle display production
Related to Dec. 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 12) 1436
Darwin Ortiz Slick Aces with transpo follow up
Related to 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 106
Jack Carpenter Four at Once Aces are produced one by one, then all at once with Freeman Display
Related to 1992 Modus Operandi 3
Jack Carpenter The J. C. Pop-Out
Related to 1992 Modus Operandi 3
Jack Carpenter Mysterious Daley & Between your Palms combo
Inspired byVariations 1992 Modus Operandi 13
Jack Carpenter Casual Unload
1992 Modus Operandi 13
Brother John Hamman, Jack Carpenter Signed Card Displacement Variation
1992 Modus Operandi 17
Jack Carpenter, Brother John Hamman Signed Card Displacement Variation tabled
1992 Modus Operandi 18
Jack Carpenter Multiplex Reset Reset combined with double Travelers
Related toVariations 1992 Modus Operandi 21
Jack Carpenter Packet Switch Sequence on-deck-Hamman-Count procedure
1992 Modus Operandi 23
Edward Marlo, Jack Carpenter ATFUS Variation 1
1992 Modus Operandi 25
Jack Carpenter Notes on the Erdnase Bottom Palm notes
Inspired by 1992 Modus Operandi 32
Jack Carpenter No Table Aces Aces face up at different positions, all travel to top one by one, then distribute back to original positions
Also published here 1992 Modus Operandi 34
Jack Carpenter, Steve Draun The "Graveyard Shift" with Top-Card Cover cover version
Inspired by 1992 Modus Operandi 41
Jack Carpenter Jack's Backs four double backed cards are printed, ungaffed
1992 Modus Operandi 45
Jack Carpenter All-Backs Display Sequence four cards, diminishing lift
1992 Modus Operandi 46
Dr. Jacob Daley, Jack Carpenter Strike Double Lift
1992 Modus Operandi 52
Edward Marlo, Jack Carpenter Olram Subtlety Variation fingertips
1992 Modus Operandi 56
Jack Carpenter The Carpenter Reverse Assembly
1992 Modus Operandi 59
Jack Carpenter, Stephen Minch Thoughts on the Reverse Assembly Plot
1992 Modus Operandi 70
Jack Carpenter Card and Purse Frame card vanishes in purse frame (sucker element) and appears from it
1992 Modus Operandi 73
Jack Carpenter Notes on the Gambler's Cop
1992 Modus Operandi 75
Jack Carpenter Torn, Torn, and Restored get-in
Inspired by 1992 Modus Operandi 77
Jack Carpenter The Robber Band: The Final Days of Jesse James rubber band penetrates deck to catch four Jacks on top of deck
1992 Modus Operandi 81
Jack Carpenter Full Metal Jack only one shuffle, credit information
1992 Modus Operandi 87
Edward Marlo, Jack Carpenter ATFUS Variation 2
1992 Modus Operandi 88
Jack Carpenter, Arthur H. Buckley Bottom Reverse Variation halves kiss
Related to 1992 Modus Operandi 88
Jack Carpenter Royal Faststack riffle stacking demo with surprise appearance of royal flush
1992 Modus Operandi 99
Frederick Braue, Jack Carpenter Braue Addition & Switch
1992 Modus Operandi 101
Jack Carpenter Riffle Stacking Sequences
1992 Modus Operandi 100
Jack Carpenter, Alex Elmsley Extended Elmsley Count with five cards, showing a card twice
1992 Modus Operandi 102
Jack Carpenter Notes on Riffle Stacking
1992 Modus Operandi 103
Jack Carpenter Center Deal Demo Two Methods, requiring bottom deal
1992 Modus Operandi 105
Jack Carpenter Lazy Man's Greek Deal bottom card has corner torn off
1992 Modus Operandi 108
Jack Carpenter Notes on the Strike Bottom Deal modified erdnase grip
1992 Modus Operandi 111
Jack Carpenter The Seattle Switch poker hands with aces and kings transpose one by one, one changes to royal flush
1992 Modus Operandi 114
Jack Carpenter West Coast Cooler deck switch as skill demonstration, secret switch possible in course of routine
1992 Modus Operandi 123
Jack Carpenter Eight Kings bottom deal demonstration in which one deals 8 kings, then kings are in other pile than they were dealt
Related to 1992 Modus Operandi 130
Jack Carpenter Notes on the Strike Second Deal
1992 Modus Operandi 134
Jack Carpenter Notes on Dealing Thirds
1992 Modus Operandi 137
Jack Carpenter Notes on the Stud Bottom Deal extension of Erdnase's technique
Inspired by 1992 Modus Operandi 137
Jack Carpenter, Stephen Hobbs Thoughts on Card Cheating An Essay with Examples
1992 Modus Operandi 141
Jack Carpenter The Carpenter Full-Deck False Shuffle Zarrow shuffle sequence
1992 Modus Operandi 149
Jack Carpenter Setting the Jog for a partner to cut
1992 Modus Operandi 155
Jack Carpenter Overhand Stacking Tecnique pulling off two cards at a time
1992 Modus Operandi 157
Jack Carpenter Flop Seconds dealing cards in other hand one by one before turning them over at once
1992 Modus Operandi 157
Steve Draun The Midnight Shift
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 37
Steve Draun Pivot Production on the table
Related toAlso published here 1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 103
Jack Carpenter No Table Aces Aces face up at different positions, all travel to top one by one, then distribute back to original positions
Also published here 1993 Profile (Issue 12) 10
Jack Carpenter Reverse Ace Assembly #3
1994 Castle Collection 1
Jack Carpenter Red/Black Rollover
Inspired by 1994 Castle Collection 5
Jack Carpenter In Lieu of the Braue Addition & Switch
1994 Castle Collection 5
Jack Carpenter O'Henry Plays Jazz
1994 Castle Collection 13
Steve Mayhew, Jack Carpenter Mayhew's Master Deal ace climax
1994 Castle Collection 19
Jon Racherbaumer The Curse of Scotland card chosen (Christ force), another card chosen and put reversed in center, then match and reversed card is between other cards of that value
Inspired by
  • "Fate or Free Will?" (Jack Carpenter, Labyrinth #1, 1994)
1994 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 5) 9
Doug Conn Conn's Opening featuring addition from card case's cellophane with slit
Inspired by
  • "Fate or Free Will?" (Jack Carpenter, Labyrinth #1, 1994)
1994 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 5) 10
Jack Carpenter Jack's Rhythm 2-4-4, variation of the Rhythm Count
1995 How to Tame a Moose 9
Jon Racherbaumer Pocket Interchange only discussion of outer reality of following two versions, not actual method details
  • Carpenter's Method (Jack Carpenter)
  • Racherbaumer's Facsimile Method
1995 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 7) 17
Jon Racherbaumer While Waiting For Godot Aces change to Kings and back, kings to pocket, followed by more routines, see below
Related to 1996 Facsimile (Issue 4) 31
Jack Carpenter Preliminary Notes and Credits credits for the Freeman Display
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 11
Jack Carpenter A Dance for the Devious queens vanish one by one, reproduced at once together again
Related to 1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 15
Jack Carpenter The Flash Production
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 23
Jack Carpenter A Potent Presage three predictions, Gemini Twin type procedure, four-of-a-kind kicker
Inspired byRelated to 1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 26
Jack Carpenter The Impulse Change card sticking out of deck visibly changes
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 34
Jack Carpenter An Impulsive Premonition chicago opener style effect
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 38
Jack Carpenter Steppin' out with Molly three card monte routine with several effect, signed money card to card case climax
Related to 1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 41
Jack Carpenter, Ben Harris One-handed Change sandwiched card changes visually
Inspired by 1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 47
Jack Carpenter The One-for-One Change card visibly changes when move through two piles of deck
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 53
Jack Carpenter Quick Slick performer cuts to ace of spades, he cuts to ace of spades again, tabled ace is now remaining three Aces
Inspired by 1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 56
Jack Carpenter Simplex Backfire
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 58
Larry Jennings, Jack Carpenter Three Card Rhythm Count
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 63
Jack Carpenter The Sweep Control deck cut into four piles, Ace on bottom of each, tabled
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 71
Jack Carpenter Riffle 'n' Roll one-shuffle stack, Aces for five hands
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 77
Jack Carpenter Running Load running cut to prepare and preload for riffle stacking
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 78
Jack Carpenter Nine Angry Men one shuffle
Variations 1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 80
Jack Carpenter The D.C. Hustle kings and queens on top, one-shuffle stack, five players, kings, queens, x, x, aces
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 85
Frederick Braue, Jack Carpenter Big Block Braue Addition
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 87
Jack Carpenter Nova Royale Freeman Display with five cards (Royal Flush)
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 94
Jack Carpenter Tabled Slip Cut Handling
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 94
Jack Carpenter The Carpenter Overhand Stack
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 100
Jack Carpenter A Finesse pulling off two (or more) cards at a time when overhand stacking
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 102
Jack Carpenter Introduction
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 9
Jack Carpenter Introduction on Hobbs' Labyrinth magazine and other Mayhew pubications
1999 Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals 7
Jack Carpenter Preliminary Comments
1999 Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals 9
Jack Carpenter, Toby Wessel Tips on the Second Deal movement of the hands while dealing
1999 Impressing Jodie Foster 8
Jack Carpenter Blind Lemon Aces Aces lost in deck and produced from right hand ("not this hand, the other hand")
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1999 Impressing Jodie Foster 10
Piet Forton Piet Forton Production Swivel top card, flip face up and trap between two packets
Related to 1999 Close-Up & Personal 38
Jack Carpenter The Spider Cut in-the-hands false triple cut, also as transfer cut, control or production
2003 Penumbra (Issue 6) 15
John Bannon, Jack Carpenter Trait Secrets Gemini Twins with four Ace kicker
Inspired by 2004 Dear Mr. Fantasy 182
David Solomon Dave's Game Gemini Twins with dollar bills as markers with royal flush kicker
Inspired by 2004 Dear Mr. Fantasy 186
Dave Campbell All Change four Jokers and Ace of Spades shown, Ace removed, Jokes all change into Aces of Spades and the backs change
Variations 2004 The Dave Campbell Legacy 171
Jack Carpenter, Allan Ackerman Revisiting Molly monte routine in which money card changes at end and appears reversed in deck
Inspired by 2005 Ackerman 2004 29
Jack Carpenter Flushtration Count Variation
2005 Ackerman 2004 40
Jack Carpenter, Allan Ackerman I Dance for the Devious - Two queens vanish one by one, reproduced at once together again
Inspired by 2005 Ackerman 2004 43
Allan Ackerman, Jack Carpenter, David Solomon, Paul Harris, Brother John Hamman A Double Jack Reset with traveler climax
Inspired by 2005 How to Tame a Moose 29
Jack Carpenter Ultimate False Dealing Demonstration Kings on bottom, Jacks on top, Aces in middle, six-handed game dealt
  • Effect and Presentation
  • A Slight Preparation
  • The Placement of the Poker Hands
  • The Dealing Sequence
2006 Ultimate False Dealing Demonstration 4
Jack Carpenter Bottom Card Crimp as deck is spread
2006 Ultimate False Dealing Demonstration 5
Jack Carpenter Blackjack Lesson multiple phases, ace transformation kicker
Related to 2006 Pasteboard Palette 4
Jack Carpenter Bent Corner Method for the 3-Card Monte
2006 Pasteboard Palette 10
Jack Carpenter Aces in Action red aces produced, change to black aces, reds reproduced
2006 Pasteboard Palette 17
Jack Carpenter The Impulse Change brief
2006 Pasteboard Palette 20
Jack Carpenter There it is! Ace vanishes from table and appears protruding from fan with other three Aces
2006 Pasteboard Palette 27
Jack Carpenter Techno-Pop fan popout production
2006 Pasteboard Palette 30
Jack Carpenter Blind Lemon Aces Aces lost in deck and produced from right hand ("not this hand, the other hand")
Also published here 2006 Pasteboard Palette 33
Jack Carpenter Escalator Aces
2006 Pasteboard Palette 35
Jack Carpenter My Favorite O. Henry
2006 Pasteboard Palette 40
Jack Carpenter, Stephen Hobbs Grandma's School of Card Table Artifice
2006 Pasteboard Palette 49
Jack Carpenter Introduction
2006 Pasteboard Palette 3
Jack Carpenter Introduction
2006 Ultimate False Dealing Demonstration 3
John Guastaferro, Jack Carpenter Mr. E. Takes a Stroll in-the-hands variation
Inspired by 2010 One Degree 25
Jack Carpenter More on the Ballet Cut - 6. Pop-out
2010 One Degree 108
Jack Carpenter Introduction
2010 One Degree xi
Jack Carpenter Howlin' Wolf Aces Aces lost, one cut to and placed on spectator's hand, it becomes all four after a bit of byplay
2011 Full Frontal Mayhew 25
Harry Lorayne The Hopless Hop top card shown and side-jogged, cut into center, secret slip cut, incorporating side-jog idea by Jack Carpenter, two methods
Inspired by 2011 Special Effects 61
Darwin Ortiz, Jack Carpenter Fast and Loose three transpositions, duplicate
Inspired by 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 227
Benjamin Earl Blinded by The Hand four Aces located with "other" hand Ramsay-style
Related toVariationsAlso published here 2014 Less is More 3 4
Jack Carpenter The Carpenter Angle Clash Theory
Related to 2014 Notes From A Mechanic 8
Tomas Blomberg Multiplex Re+Set Re-set routine, three phases:
  • Phase one- Fives transpose with pocketed Queens one by one
  • Phase two- Queens transpose with pocketed Fives all at once
  • Phase three- Fives vanish and appear in four different pockets
Inspired byRelated to 2014 Blomberg Laboratories 195
Stephen Hobbs Welcome to Jack Carpenter's Ultimate Hold 'Em Demonstration
2015 Ultimate Hold 'Em 1
Jack Carpenter Ultimate Hold 'Em Demonstration spectator shuffles and deals, yet straight flush is received
  • Audience
  • Texas Hold 'Em Basics
  • Performance Overview
  • Background
  • Set-up
  • The Wager
  • The First Shuffle and Deal
  • The Second Shuffle & Deal
  • The Elimination Procedure
  • The Burn & Turn Sequence
  • The Revelation
  • Notes on Jack's Presentation
  • A Swindle
  • Hard Prediction
  • Big Chops
Inspired by
  • "The Best Hand Ever" (Jay Jayaraman, Hold 'Em Magic, Frame, 2011)
2015 Ultimate Hold 'Em 2
Jack Carpenter A Completely Self-Working Method of the "Ultimate Hold 'Em Demonstration"
2015 Ultimate Hold 'Em 27
Jack Carpenter Dedication
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 5
Jack Carpenter Acknowledgements
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 7
Jack Carpenter Introduction
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 12
Jack Carpenter The Chop Shop Shuffle overhand shuffle action palm
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 17
Jack Carpenter Instantaneous Stud Double-Turnover
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 20
Jack Carpenter Elegance In Motion (A Card Switch) Veeser Concept substitute, Elmsley count grip
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 24
Jack Carpenter The Routine
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 25
Jack Carpenter The Distribution Shuffle Sequence overhand shuffle that distributes four cards throughout deck and retains them under control
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 29
Jack Carpenter The One-Shot Shift multiple shift with one cut and instant palm
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 33
Jack Carpenter Hustler's Optical False Triple Cut
Related to 2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 37
Jack Carpenter Hustler's Stock Control Shuffle top and bottom stock simultaneously, jogged-slug stripping approach
Inspired by 2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 40
Jack Carpenter Scarne's Dream deck is fanned and instantly four outjogged Aces appear in fan
Variations 2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 47
Jack Carpenter Near Enough, Yet So Far Away five cards with selection, cards eliminated via down-under deal, selection is seen eliminated but yet last card is selection, other four cards change into Queens, sucker
Inspired by
  • "Near Enough" (Roy Walton, The Complete Walton Vol. 3)
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 51
Jack Carpenter O' Henry's Return, Revisited
Inspired by
  • "O'Henry's Return" (Jack Carpenter, Expert Card Routines, Video)
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 56
Jack Carpenter One-Handed Triumph
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 68
Jack Carpenter Le Temps Style Add-On
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 57
Jack Carpenter Rhythm Count Handling
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 64
Jack Carpenter Bottom Deal Transfer as packet is turned over onto another packet in dealing position
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 66
Jack Carpenter One-Handed Optical Revolve Charlier cut type
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 70
Jack Carpenter, Steve Ehlers The Legend of Silas Greene two poker hands dealt, three of a kind and Kings, former hand changes to Aces, then perfect bridge deal, rhyming patter
Inspired by 2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 75
Jack Carpenter The Texas Wind Card Rise card rises from deck that sticks halfway out of case
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 88
Tom Rose The One-Handed Man four Aces located with "other" hand Ramsay-style
Inspired byRelated to 2018 From the Red Notebook 17
Jason Ladanye Power Play two effects, from shuffled deck, first sets up second
  • card divined by apparently reading tells, many cards removed and selection found from those
  • demonstration of different false deals (bottom, second, greek, center), culminating in five four-of-a-kinds
Inspired by
  • "The Ultimate False Deal" (Jack Carpenter, All In, DVD)
  • "Johnny Mnemonic" (Andrew Wimhurst, The Card Artistry of Andrew Wimhurst, video)
Related to
2018 Game Changer 287
David Solomon Ten-Hand Poker Deal Aces on top, two shuffles
Inspired by 2018 Solomon's Secrets 60
Michael Powers A Night at the Stardust poem story in which only Aces are used, lost and found, with appearing at the fingertips of the "wrong" hand as finale
Inspired by 2019 Tesseract 155
Allen Stratyner Al's Aces Trade Places Aces lost and Kings on the table, deck cut into four packets, Kings changed to Aces, Kings shown on top of tabled packets
Inspired by
  • "JC Aces" (Jack Carpenter, Linking Ring, Aug. 2011)
  • "JK Aitches" (Jerry K. Hartman, Linking Ring, Oct. 2011)
2019 Tesseract 170
Jack Carpenter The Money Stack includes pulling off two (or more) cards at a time
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 236
Jack Carpenter, Steve Forte Do That Again deck fanned and four Aces instantly appear face-up and out-jogged in fan
Inspired by 2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 1029
Jack Carpenter Crazy Eyes four Jokers and Ace of Spades shown, eventually changes into four Aces and one Joker and the backs change
Inspired by May 2020 Elixir (Vol. 3 No. 1 Part 2 (Spring #2)) 245
Jack Carpenter The Protection Switch card dropped underneath a case or similar item, switched for a card from the deck
May 2020 Elixir (Vol. 3 No. 1 Part 2 (Spring #2)) 258
Jack Carpenter On the Spade Shuffle: Carpenter's False Shuffle blocks, bottom-line cover
Inspired by 2020 Output (Issue 7) 10
Steve Reynolds Tech-Less Multiplex Reset Interchange effect, then both quartets brought together, one vanishes and is back in pockets
Inspired by 2020 Output (Issue 8) 8