126 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 The Faro Calculator getting into stack with faros, reverse-principle Faro Notes 10
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 Full Deck - Five Faros returning 52 cards to their original order after only five faro shuffles Faro Notes 34
Edward Marlo Faro Ribbon Spread Hide-Out Faro Controlled Miracles 59
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 configurationRelated to Faro Controlled Miracles 59
Bruce Cervon, Earl Keyser Faro Count determining the number of cards in an incomplete dec Epilogue (Issue 4) 31
Sam Randlett Finnell's Spell as a set-up for Gene Finnell's "Spelling the Aces"Related to Epilogue (Issue 2) 16
Karl Fulves The Triple Faro - Shuffle Definitions theoretical, since no technique is givenRelated 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 methodsRelated 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 deckRelated 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 faroRelated 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 peelingRelated 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 methodVariations 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 methodInspired 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
Pascal Monmoine Brainwave Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1233
Unknown Faro Fan Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1232
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 shufflesVariations 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
Stewart James Constant Stack Principle Thavant 3
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
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 shufflesVariations 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 Fake Faro Flourish riffling sound during unweaving Magical Wishes 29
Meir Yedid The Faro Flourish double cascadeRelated to Magical Wishes 26
Harry Lorayne, John Quine My Second Keeper keeping card at second position during shufflesInspired 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 svengaliRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 68
Steve Bedwell Canopy Reverse reverse during faro cascadeRelated 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 fanRelated 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 Wait! There's still more... a) Forcing a number
b) Letters, words
c) Treasure hunt
d) Red and Black
A Book in English 301
Woody Aragon Faro Shuffles and Factorial Dealing describes the relationship between the number of Faro shuffles needed when dealing cards into N number of pilesRelated to A Book in English 253
Woody Aragon The Permanent Deck Principle describes stacks that retain order after Faro shufflesInspired 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
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
Ryan Murray The Lopsided Weave about weaving unequal halves, introduction Curious Weaving 1
Ryan Murray Triple Faro and Beyond theoretical extension of Double Faro Curious Weaving 16
Ryan Murray Double Weave in Thirds using the Double Faro idea after a Weave in Thirds Curious Weaving 17
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 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 Facilitated Weave in Thirds another method for shuffling one third into the rest in an AABAAB patternRelated to Curious Weaving 16
Ryan Murray The K-Shuffle technique for getting ABCABC... pattern, also for four or five groupsRelated 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
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan Paper Work 22