60 entries in Cards / Sleights / Shuffles (non-riffle) / Faro Shuffle / General Comments
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Jerry Andrus Comment
1956 Andrus Deals You In 85
Edward Marlo The Faro Shuffle
1958 The Faro Shuffle 1
Edward Marlo Faro Aids
  • The Rock and Reweave
  • Fan Spread and Weave
  • Resquaring the Packets (three methods)
  • Cutting at 26
1958 The Faro Shuffle 7
Edward Marlo Observations faro as a false shuffle and other comments
1958 The Faro Shuffle 34
Edward Marlo Faro Notes
1958 Faro Notes 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Favorites on doing table and in the hand faros and John Scarne doing a one-handed faro
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 6) 12
Edward Marlo Faro Straddle Shuffle definition of in and out for an odd deck
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 3
Edward Marlo The Clocked Faro tips to speed up consecutive faros
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 4
Karl Fulves Definition of Terms for faro transforms, Example 1-6
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 5
Karl Fulves Introduction
1971 More Faro Fantasy 4
Karl Fulves Klondike Notes substituting faro for Klondike shuffle and the other way around, e.g. in references
Related to 1971 The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 5
Jerry Andrus The Farro Shuffle sanding the edges to facilitate faro shuffle & explanation of faro technique
1973 Kurious Kards 9
Roger Smith The Faro Sorcery trilogy #1 with list of faro related publications
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 1
Charles Hudson On Faro Felon notes on the faro shuffle
Related to Feb. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 6) 217
Alex Elmsley In and Out Terminology
1977 Faro Concepts 2
Karl Fulves The Theoretical Faro definition of IO and OI as an entity and properties of IO- and OI-sequences
  • The Conjugate Pair Faro
  • The Inverted Conjugate Pair Faro
Related to 1979 Faro Possibilities 6
Juan Tamariz Idea con la Mezcla Faro idea combining faro shuffle with the Multeffect deck
1980 La Baraja Multiefecto 73
Roy Walton General Notes on Weave Shuffles
1981 The Complete Walton — Volume 1 194
Jon Racherbaumer Faro Finesse historical comments
1982 Card Finesse 146
Jeff Busby History of the Faro Shuffle
May 1982 Epoptica (Issue 1) 41
Karl Fulves Mechanical Faro shaving the ends to make faros easier
Related to 1986 The Return Trip 20
Edward Marlo On Ins and Outs
1989 So Soon? 26
Jon Racherbaumer Piddlings & Pettifoggery - Revived and Revised on faro shuffling history, Karl Fulves vs Ed Marlo, credit information
Inspired by
  • Piddlings and Pettifoggery (published 1972)
Dec. 1992 Racherbaumer Papers (Issue 2) 1
Alex Elmsley Deck Preparation for Faro Shuffles sanding corners
Related to 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 295
Alex Elmsley Weave Corrections for Miscuts
  • Out-weave Correction
  • Out-weave Correction
  • In-weave Correction
  • In-weave Correction
Related to 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 297
Alex Elmsley Out- and In-Weaves definition of terms
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 303
Karl Fulves Faro Fallacy cutting in half easier than cutting at twenty-six
1995 Setting Up Exercises 36
Roberto Giobbi The Faro Shuffle
1998 Card College — Volume 3 681
Unknown Faro Types glossary of the most common faro shuffle types
  • The Partial Faro
  • The In-Faro
  • The Out-Faro
  • The Straddle Faro
  • The Incomplete Faro
1998 Card College — Volume 3 691
Harry Riser Chapter Three - In the Land of the Faro using only a single faro shuffle in faro tricks
2006 Secrets of an Escamoteur 91
Howard Lyons Faro Credit faro reference, "An-Adept" (1850)
2006 Rara Avis 32
Fred Robinson On the Perfect Faro Shuffle various tips
Also published here 2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 114
Patrick Page The Faro / Weave / Butt / Shuffle Si Stebbins to a deck where all pairs are toether
2011 Magic Page by Page 115
Jon Racherbaumer On the Slant
  • Incognito (David Eagleman, 2011)
  • No Ands, Ifs, or Butts (on the Tabled Faro, with actual riffling, Volitional Table Faro)
Sep. 2011 Genii (Vol. 74 No. 9) 13
Pepe Lirrojo La Mezcla Faro . ¿Qué es la mezcla faro? (what is the faro shuffle?)
  • Origen de la mezcla faro (origin of the faro shuffle)
  • Tecnicismos de la mezcla faro (technical terms of the faro shuffle)
  • Clasificación según como se realiza mezcla faro
2016 Panpharos 8
Pepe Lirrojo Trifaro brief, on the trifaro
2016 Panpharos 12
Pepe Lirrojo Antifaro en Mesa on the antifaro on the table
2016 Panpharos 13
Pepe Lirrojo Antifaro en Manos brief, on Christian Engblom's Antifaro
2016 Panpharos 13
Pepe Lirrojo Tipos de Mezcla Faro faro types
  • Faro Parcial (partial faro)
  • Faro Parcial con Residuo (partial faro with rest)
  • Faro Perfecta (perfect faro)
  • Modalidades de la Mezcla Faro Perfecta
  • Faro Interior (Faro In)
  • Faro Exterior (Faro Out)
  • Faro Encerrada (Straddle Faro)
  • Faro Incompleta (Incomplete Faro)
2016 Panpharos 13
Bob Farmer, Tony Kardyro Treating the Cards with cashmere bouquet soap and teflon powder, also for faro shuffles
Related to 2017 The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 56
Patrick G. Redford Tools for the Arranged Stack brief notes
  • Secretly Counting to Cards Positions
  • False Shuffling & False Cutting
  • "Messy" Faro Shuffle Technique
  • Removing/Replacing Cards
  • Keeping the Stack Out of Phase
2017 Temporarily Out of Order 60
Ryan Murray Prologue: The Faro Shuffle
2018 Curious Weaving ix
Ryan Murray Properties of the faro shuffle
  • Cycling Order
  • Controlling a Card to any Position
2018 Curious Weaving x
Ryan Murray Technique preliminary remarks
2018 Curious Weaving xiii
Ryan Murray Making the In-Hands Faro Look Natural
2018 Curious Weaving xvii
Ryan Murray Further Variations
2018 Curious Weaving xxiii
Ryan Murray Related Technique and Applications chapter intro
2018 Curious Weaving 19
Ryan Murray Final Thoughts
2018 Curious Weaving 47
Tom Gagnon Soaping the Faro
Inspired byRelated to 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 339
Patrick G. Redford Faro Techniques 52-Card Straddle Faro Technique
Slip Cut Combo
Redfish Shuffle
2019 Sleightly Out Of Order 164
Steve Forte Classification
  • off-the-table
  • top to bottom
  • bottom to top
  • riffle faro
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 257
Steve Forte The Faro Process general comments and rules regarding faro stacking
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 258
Greg Chapman Technique, Theory and Applications discussion of the faro shuffle
  • Quality and Condition of Cards
  • Regular Cut vs Traditional Cut Cards
  • Full and Partial Shuffle
  • In the Hands vs Tabled Faro
  • In-Faro vs Out-Faro
  • Straddle-Faro
  • How to Learn and Practice the Faro Shuffle
  • Top-down vs Bottom-up
2020 Faro Fundamentals 11
Greg Chapman Adjustments to Correct Estimation Errors without Elmsley mention
  • Adjustment - for one card too many in the top packet during an out-faro
  • Adjustment - for one card too few in the top packet during and out-faro
  • Adjustment - for one card too many in the top packet during an in-faro
  • Adjustment - for one card too few in the top packet during and in-faro
Related to 2020 Faro Fundamentals 21
Greg Chapman Splitting 26/26 - Stacked Deck and Key Card Peeks
2020 Faro Fundamentals 26
Greg Chapman The Faro Shuffle and the Stacked Deck short comment on quartets and Si Stebbins
2020 Faro Fundamentals 36
Greg Chapman To Bring Multiple Cards to Specific Positions short note
2020 Faro Fundamentals 36
Greg Chapman A Difficult Sleight
2020 Faro Fundamentals 41
Greg Chapman Faro Shuffle Philosophy
2020 Faro Fundamentals 41
Greg Chapman More Faro Descriptions, Theory, Techniques and Routines a few faro references
2020 Faro Fundamentals 43