Written by Stephen Hobbs

Work of Jack Carpenter

163 pages (Hardcover), published by Hermetic Press
Illustrated with drawings by Kelly Lyles.
Language: English

(71 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Stephen Hobbs Introduction iii
Stephen Hobbs A Note on Credits and Sleights v
Jack Carpenter Four at Once aces are produced one by one, then all at once with Freeman DisplayRelated to 3
Jack Carpenter The J. C. Pop-Out Related to 3
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Shuffle brief 8
Dai Vernon Triumph Shuffle Block Transfer 9
Jack Carpenter Mysterious Daley & Between your Palms comboInspired byVariations 13
Jack Carpenter Casual Unload 13
Howard Lyons Slipduc Displacement exchanging middle cards of four card packet, context (Ibidem #9) 15
Brother John Hamman, Jack Carpenter Signed Card Displacement Variation 17
Jack Carpenter, Brother John Hamman Signed Card Displacement Variation tabled 18
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count 19
Jack Carpenter Multiplex Reset Reset combined with double TravelersRelated toVariations 21
Jack Carpenter Packet Switch Sequence on-deck-Hamman-Count procedure 23
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Block Addition 24
Edward Marlo, Jack Carpenter ATFUS Variation 1 25
Jack McMillen McMillen's Card from Pocket card apparently removed from inside pocket, really from deck 31
Jack Carpenter Notes on the Erdnase Bottom Palm notesInspired by 32
Jack Carpenter No Table Aces Aces face up at different positions, all travel to top one by one, then distribute back to original positionsAlso published here 34
Unknown Bluff Spacing Fan Distribution cards together but look apart 35
Edward Marlo Bold Steal as steal to center 41
Jack Carpenter, Steve Draun The "Graveyard Shift" with Top-Card Cover cover versionInspired by 41
S. W. Erdnase Deep Erdnase Break 42
Jack Carpenter Jack's Backs four double backed cards are printed, ungaffed 45
Jack Carpenter All-Backs Display Sequence four cards, diminishing lift 46
Unknown Block Push-Off from small packet 46
Brother John Hamman Flushtration Count 50
Dr. Jacob Daley, Jack Carpenter Strike Double Lift 52
Dai Vernon Through-The-Fist Flourish 54
Edward Marlo, Jack Carpenter Olram Subtlety Variation fingertips 56
Jack Carpenter The Carpenter Reverse Assembly 59
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio-style Spread 65
Larry West Mirage Count 68
Jack Carpenter, Stephen Minch Thoughts on the Reverse Assembly Plot 70
Jack Carpenter Card and Purse Frame card vanishes in purse frame (sucker element) and appears from it 73
Unknown Double Cut 73
Jack Carpenter Notes on the Gambler's Cop 75
Jack Carpenter Torn, Torn, and Restored get-inInspired by 77
Edward Marlo Marlo Glide 79
Bruce Elliott Elliott Switch 80
Jack Carpenter The Robber Band: The Final Days of Jesse James rubber band penetrates deck to catch four Jacks on top of deck 81
Derek Dingle Bluff Shift 82
Jack Carpenter Full Metal Jack only one shuffle, credit information 87
Edward Marlo, Jack Carpenter ATFUS Variation 2 88
Jack Carpenter, Arthur H. Buckley Bottom Reverse Variation halves kissRelated to 88
Tenkai Ishida Optical Revolve 90
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Break 91
Jack Carpenter Royal Faststack riffle stacking demo with surprise appearance of royal flush 99
Jack Carpenter Riffle Stacking Sequences 100
Frederick Braue, Jack Carpenter Braue Addition & Switch 101
Jack Carpenter, Alex Elmsley Extended Elmsley Count with five cards, showing a card twice 102
Jack Carpenter Notes on Riffle Stacking 103
Jack Carpenter Center Deal Demo Two Methods, requiring bottom deal 105
Jack Carpenter Lazy Man's Greek Deal bottom card has corner torn off 108
Jack Carpenter Notes on the Strike Bottom Deal modified erdnase grip 111
Unknown Modified Erdnase Grip 111
Jack Carpenter The Seattle Switch poker hands with aces and kings transpose one by one, one changes to royal flush 114
Dai Vernon Vernon Transfer 120
Jack Carpenter West Coast Cooler deck switch as skill demonstration, secret switch possible in course of routine 123
Unknown Reverse Spread Cull 124
Edward Marlo The Key Move apparently switching two decks at table edge with cover cards 125
Jack Carpenter Eight Kings bottom deal demonstration in which one deals 8 kings, then kings are in other pile than they were dealtRelated to 130
Jack Carpenter Notes on the Strike Second Deal 134
Jack Carpenter Notes on Dealing Thirds 137
Jack Carpenter Notes on the Stud Bottom Deal extension of Erdnase's techniqueInspired by 137
Jack Carpenter, Stephen Hobbs Thoughts on Card Cheating An Essay with Examples 141
Jack Carpenter The Carpenter Full-Deck False Shuffle Zarrow shuffle sequence 149
Steve Ehlers The Ehlers Shift one-handed table shift 151
Jack Carpenter Setting the Jog for a partner to cut 155
Jack Carpenter Overhand Stacking Tecnique pulling off two cards at a time 157
Jack Carpenter Flop Seconds dealing cards in other hand one by one before turning them over at once 157