116 entries in Cards / Sleights / Cuts / Real Cuts / Flourish Cuts
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Die Renommier-Volte one-handed flourish pass
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 5
Unknown Jump Cut self-cutting deck
1946 Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 56
Bob Taylor A Truly Fan-cy Cut
Related to 1946 At the Table Tricks 6
Unknown Self-Cutting Deck
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 169
Unknown Jump Cut bottom half shoots out
1949 For Card Men Only 10
Arthur H. Buckley Buckley's Throw Cut deck in right hand, top half thrown up and caught in left hand, cut is made at a break
1950 Magical Gems 63
Bruce Elliott A Lesson in Magic selection is produced with variation of Leipzigs twirl Cut
Also published here 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 277) 1106
Bruce Elliott A Lesson in Magic selection is produced with variation of Leipzigs twirl Cut
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 125
Jerry Andrus Bounce Cut deck slapped on soft surface, top half bounces back, pass gag for magicians
1956 Andrus Deals You In 103
Neal Elias Self Cutting Pack top portion jumps off to table
1962 Estimation 53
Nate Leipzig Twirl Cut
Related to 1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 170
Hubert Lambert Swivelleroo
VariationsAlso published here 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 229
Tom Batchelor The Perpetual Cut three packets
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 83
Tom Batchelor The Backhand Cut cards placed on back of the hands
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 86
Bill Spooner Spooner's Deceptive Roll Cut packets roll back and forth between both hands, control of card
Inspired by
  • "The Revolving Pass" (Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks)
Related to
1969 Wonderful Routines of Magic 39
Derek Dingle Throw Cut
1971 Dingle's Deceptions with Cards and Coins 12
Tom Batchelor The All Finger Cut flourish cut in which a tabled deck is cut into six packets, packets between all pairs of fingers between both hands
1971 Canadian Card Control 29
Harry Lorayne The Chopstick One-Hand Cut three packets
1973 Rim Shots 30
Jack Avis Spin Cut Aces cut and production, originally published in "Pentagram"
Sep. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 1) 307
Jerry Andrus Banded Cut cutting the deck with rubber band around
1976 Andrus Card Control 58
Karrell Fox Butterfly Shuffle flourish shuffle/cut with both hands
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 64
T. G. Murphy The Triple Cut three sections of the deck spin and flip through the air and a selection flies out
  • The Flying Card
  • Experimental Notes for the Expert (The Double Flying Card, The Multiple Flying Card, The Flying Card Variations, Experimental Variations)
  • Author's Own Use for the Triple Cut
Related toVariations 1976 The Triple Cut 6
Unknown Pass Flourish packets roll back and forth between both hands, control of card
Related to 1976 Now you see it, now you don't! 28
Unknown Comedy Cut jump cut
1976 Now you see it, now you don't! 83
Unknown Shoot-Back Cut
1977 Any Second Now 243
Ken Krenzel The Floating Cut
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 250
Harvey Rosenthal HR Cut four packets, flourish cut or set-up for red-black shuffle
1978 The Chronicles (Issue 3) 1093
Unknown Swivel Cut
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 85
Harry Lorayne Partial Chopstick One-Hand Cut
Inspired by 1979 Quantum Leaps 49
Richard Kaufman, Jon Racherbaumer Swivelleroo Plus flourish cut around swivel action, credit information
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1979 CardMagic 28
Richard Kaufman Modified Swivelleroo Plus
Related to 1979 CardMagic 118
Herb Zarrow Swivel Round-A-Bout
June 1980 Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 6) 352
Harry Lorayne Butterfly Cut Variation
1980 Lecture Notes 21
Unknown Jump Cuts part of the deck jumps into the other hand, self-cutting deck
1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Entertaining Card Quickies 3
Derek Dingle Throw Cut
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 69
Felix Greenfield Seven-Layer One-Hand Cut
June 1983 Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 6) 784
Pat Hazell The Flying Flourish Cut three handlings
1985 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4 41
Gianni Mattiolo Illogical Shuffle two-handed flourish cut, in-the-hands
Related toVariations Nov. 1985 Apocalypse (Vol. 8 No. 11) 1135
Earl Wheeler A Fancy Cut "It's hard to describe."
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 11
Unknown Self-Cutting Deck
1986 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 29
Karrell Fox The Meat-Slicer Cut
1986 For My Next Trick... 65
Doug Edwards Flourish Control flourish Z-cut as control
Feb. 1987 Apocalypse (Vol. 10 No. 2) 1316
Karl Fulves Pivot Cuts
1987 Secret Session — Part One 23
Gianni Mattiolo The Repeat Illogical Shuffle two-handed flourish cut with four packets, in-the-hands
Inspired by Sep. 1987 Opus (Vol. 1 No. 1) 5
Unknown Selfcutting Deck half the deck shoots in other hand, cuts at selection
1988 52 Lovers 139
Bruce Elliott A Lesson in Magic card is produced with variation of Leipzigs twirl Cut
Also published here 1988 The Complete Walton — Volume 2 68
Karl Fulves Wind-Up Cut cutting sequence to secretly reverse half the deck
1989 Quick Card Tricks 44
Richard Kaufman, Michael Powers Swivelleroo Plus Variation flourish cut to produce a card, preparing a double turnover ("Long Distance Double")
Also published here 1990 Top Secret Stuff 41
Unknown Self-Cutting Deck
1991 28 Card Tricks 55
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The L. W. False Cut four packets are kind of "faro shuffled", flourishy, false version preserves top and bottom stocks
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 92
T. Page Wright Fancy Cuts one-handed cut as gag when offering the deck to spectator for a cut
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 136
T. Page Wright A Three-Way Cut
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 137
T. Page Wright A Six-Way Cut
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 139
T. Page Wright An Eight-Way Cut
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 140
Bruce Elliott Center Spin Cut
Also published here 1991 Card Craft 148
Chris Kenner Sybil flourish cut into four packets
VariationsAlso published here 1992 Totally Out Of Control 122
Chris Kenner The Five Faces of Sybil flourish cut into five packets, retains top and bottom, similar to Hooser's "The Ultimate Illogical Cut"
Related to 1992 Totally Out Of Control 125
Unknown The Kick-Back Card Discovery flourish shoot-back cut
1993 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 87
Alex Elmsley The Tower Bridge Cut Charlier cut in both hands
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 7
Hubert Lambert, Dan Block Swivelleroo Variation
Inspired by 1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 56) 1054
Richard Kaufman, Jon Racherbaumer Swivelleroo Plus flourish cut around swivel action, produces double
Also published here 1995 The Innovations Collection 12
Hubert Lambert, Nate Leipzig The Swivelleroo Cut
Also published here 1996 Card College — Volume 2 401
Paul Harris Flash Control flashy, using self-cutting deck, one-handed fan, Charlier cut
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 153
Unknown Tabled Spin Cut reversing one-way orientation
1996 Lou Gallo: The Underground Man 59
Joey Burton The Bermuda Cut triangle cut, card appears in side
1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 64) 1254
Harry Levine Kaleidoscope Cut one-handed triple flourish cut, with variations
1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 69) 1424
Unknown Hugh's Cut no last name given, three-packet version of Charlier Pass
1998 Vis à Vis 46
Unknown Swivel Cut
1999 Abgezockt! 18
H. J. Tattersall The "Pass" by Throwing the Pack from the Left to the Right Hand No. 22, two halves roll into other hand one by one
Related toVariations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 307
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note details of handling and simple location with it involving calculations with card values
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 307
Ellis Stanyon One-Handed Triple "Cut" No. 29
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 310
James G. Thompson Jr. Reine Angabe twirl cut extension
1999 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 3) 103
Bert Allerton The Wave Cut
2000 Card College — Volume 4 1016
Al Leech The Toss Cut
Also published here 2000 Card College — Volume 4 1017
John Cornelius The Master Cut
  • The Charlier Cut
  • The Circle and Roll Cut
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 33
John Cornelius The Apprentice Cut
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 37
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Formality three packets
2001 Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge in the Hands 40
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Air Born top half flies into other hand
Inspired by 2001 Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge in the Hands 42
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Zero Gravity top half turns over and then is spun up, one-handed
2001 Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge in the Hands 42
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Kick Flip three packets
2001 Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge in the Hands 42
Dan Buck, Dave Buck CO2 three packets
2001 Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge in the Hands 43
Dan Buck, Dave Buck 360° cut two packets, one half spins
2001 Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge in the Hands 44
Herb Zarrow Z grip starting position for following cuts
2001 Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge in the Hands 44
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Variation on Z grip
2001 Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge in the Hands 45
Unknown Variation on Spin City
2001 Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge in the Hands 45
Dan Buck, Dave Buck The Leno Cut involving display with many packets
2001 Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge in the Hands 48
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Madonna involving display with many packets
Inspired by
  • "Bad Habit" (Brian Tudor, video Show Off)
2001 Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge in the Hands 50
Dan Buck, Dave Buck The Hurricane involving display with many packets
2001 Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge in the Hands 52
Dan Buck, Dave Buck West Coast Chaos four packets
Variations 2001 Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge in the Hands 53
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Genesis real or false
Inspired by 2001 Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge in the Hands 54
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Ferrari 360 Spider three packets, incorporating Brian Tudor's Revolution Cut, Stuart Gordon Lift, Instant Replay
2001 Nursery Rhymes — Volume 1 17
David Regal The Butterfly Hop variation on butterfly cut
2002 Constant Fooling 1 107
Jerry Sadowitz Sybil and Basil Cut flourish multiple packet cut with new kicker ending
2004 Cut Controls 27
Steve Beam The Rolly Polly Controlly deck is cut in several pieces and reassembled, oddity
  • The Rollout
  • The Rollup
  • Mat Less Handling
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 18
Brandon Burton Angled Aces flourish cut followed by all-at-once Ace production
Inspired byRelated to May 2005 Antinomy (Vol. 1 No. 2) 36
Chris Kenner The Sybil Cut
Also published here 2005 Home Schooled 17
Doug Edwards Hip Hop Cut one-handed cut, top half thrown up and caught under second half
2006 Brass Knuckles 44
Nate Leipzig Twirl Cut
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 352
Unknown The Goldin Pass more a flourish cut
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 15) 83
Dave Buck Sybil Replacement Replacement of cards in right hand palm during a fancy Sybil Cut
2011 If An Octopus Could Palm 82
SeVyrn The Cross Cut one-handed cut that ends in cross configuration of four packets
  • The Cross Display
  • The Cross Cut
Feb. 2011 Genii (Vol. 74 No. 2) 46
De'vo vom Schattenreich XCM - The Art of Extreme Card Manipulation
  • First Cross
  • Second Cross
  • Choreography
  • Forming the Display
  • Finishing the Sunfire Display
  • Closing the Display
June 2011 Genii (Vol. 74 No. 6) 34
Unknown Jump Cut bottom part is thrown into other hand
2014 A Fuego Lento — Volumen I 132
Kiko Pastur El Sombrerero Loco half of the deck jumps up to other hand, at point of selection
2014 El Puente Invisible 80
Edo Huang Flourish Cut
2015 Card Coffee Collective 84
Edo Huang Flourish Cut
2015 Card Coffee Collective 90
Steve Beam The Möbius Cut (A Tool & A Toy) flourish cut, based on Charlier
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 240
Unknown Selfcutting Deck half the deck shoots in other hand, cuts at selection
2019 52 Lovers — Through the Looking-Glass 207
Steve Forte Jump-Cut from Incomplete Riffle Shuffle in the air, caught with other hand
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 830
Steve Forte reverse strip flourish running cut
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 999
Steve Forte screwdriver-cut deck flipped face-up during tabled cut in two stages, real or false
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 999
Steve Forte packet spins, snaps, and twirls flourishy way to place last packet of a strip cut to the top
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 1000
Steve Forte one-handed back-somersault cut deck in riffle shuffle position, card from bottom tossed up and it flips back on top
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 1000
Steve Forte three-packet flip tabled
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 1002
Steve Forte up-down flip tabled
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 1003
Simon Black See-Saw Swing flourishy swing cut
2020 Magic for BLM 44