72 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Penetration / With Other Objects / Table
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Hänsel Kastner La carte tournée und deren Variation back palm applications
  • I. card tossed against door vanishes, is reproduced from other side
  • II. card through table
Sep. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 9) 132
The Mene Tekel Deck - 3. card through table
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 257
Passing a Card Through a Table basic stripper deck application
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 265
Through the Tabletop stranger card, two methods
1940 Expert Card Technique 365
Eddie Joseph Gone Right Through top card of tabled deck lapped with handkerchief
1942 Greater Card Tricks 27
Bill Simon Tabled single card through table
Also published here 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 159) 640
Edward Marlo Card Thru Table lapping a short card method
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 772
Edward Marlo Card Thru Table clean handling due to short card
Variations 1953 The Cardician 15
Tony Kardyro "Hot Weather Handy" card through table, card sticks to back of wet hand
1955 Kardyro's Kard Konjuring 23
Tony Kardyro The Magic Genii card sticks to back of wet hand
1955 Kardyro's Kard Konjuring 25
Bill Simon Tabled single card through table
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 147
Brother John Hamman Kings Through the Table one by one, change to Aces, Kings in pocket
Variations 1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 18
John Benzais Through the Table card falls into spectator's hand
Related toVariations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 128
Colin Fox Two from Four two aces penetrate table and are found reversed in center of the deck
1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 365) 288
Jochen Zmeck Das Mene-Tekel-Spiel roughed short/long menetekel and applications
1. card to top
2. card through table
3. divination
4. rising card
5. card to pocket
6. card travels between two slates
7. having multiple cards chosen
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil I 21
James Porter Case Rise & Card Through Table inverted case over deck rises with card underneath, second selection penetrates table, Devano Deck
Feb. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 240
Derek Dingle, John Mernard Ace - Two - Three - Four last card through table, duplicate
1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 7
Edward Marlo Card(s) Through Table lapping
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 153
James G. Thompson Jr. Through the Table bold lapping move
1972 The Living End 18
Eddie Joseph Gone Right Through card through table, with handkerchief
1972 The Living End 18
Karl Fulves Card through Table Suggestion small suggestion
1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 71
Karl Fulves Split Second two cards from two decks (same face, different backs) change place through table
Variations Dec. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 690
Edward Marlo Repeat Card Through Bar (or Table) two versions
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 171
Martin A. Nash Matter through Matter that Matters three cards singly
1975 Ever So Sleightly 89
Karl Fulves Flying Clipper joker with paper clip and aces in case, chosen ace penetrates table with clip on, case with slit
Related to 1975 Methods with Cards — Part 1 62
60 Seconds Flat No. 59, selection vanishes from deck and reappears in deck under table
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 90
Karl Fulves Going Once... one card through table
1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 212
Karl Fulves Going Twice... two cards through table
1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 212
Karl Fulves Quinary Colors five reds and five blacks are shuffled, one color penetrates table
1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 214
Karl Fulves Four On The Floor off-beat presentation
Related to 1977 Packet Switches (Part Five) 304
Karte durch den Tisch
1978 Einfach Wunderbar — Wunderbar Einfach 75
Joe Dignam A Telling Penetration card through table
1978 The Talon (Issue 1) 7
Martin A. Nash Double Indemnity mistake and recovery
1979 Sleight Unseen 376
Gene Maze, Richard Kaufman Through Thick And Thin kings through table, as climax a cut-out king penetrates, blank card stays on top
1979 CardMagic 115
Eric Mason Card Through Table
Sep. 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 9) 733
Karl Fulves Fallout named ace through case and table
1979 Card Under Glass 77
Gene Maze Boxing named four-of-a-kind in box, penetrates table, Aces in box instead
1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 36
Gene Maze Cease, Queenie! two selections through table
1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 62
Rovi Card Through Table card falls into spectator's hand, duplicate
Inspired by 1980 Rovi Reveals 17
Edward Marlo Carta Atraves de la Mesa using Multeffect deck
Inspired by 1980 La Baraja Multiefecto 67
Jack McMillen The Old Gambler elevator trick with three cards, last card through table
1981 Sleights & Swindles 4
Pascal Monmoine Card Through the Table from a Distance signed card, spectator lights a piece if pyropaper on the deck, the card flutters beneath the center of the table to the floor
May 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1229
Gerald Deutsch Four Through four aces through the table one by one, similar to Miesel's "Four Aces Through the Table" (MUM, 11/1971)
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 553
John Benzais Card Through Table
1985 Close-Up of the Damned 44
Juan Tamariz Biddle - Finale under the Table 4&4, one color penetrates table
1988 The Magic Way 139
Brother John Hamman Kings Through the Table one by one, change to Aces, no lapping version
Inspired byVariations 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 54
Juan Tamariz 2. Lapping switching out three cards from 4 and lapping them
Inspired by 1989/91 Sonata 76
Michael Ammar The Card Through Bar using Tom Mullica's Bar Index
1990 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 62
Michael Powers Schrodinger's Dream signed card penetrates through table twice, down and up
1990 Top Secret Stuff 110
Michael Powers The Trap Door Card card with business information and trapdoor printed on it used for card-through-table, blank side of trapdoor card becomes signed selection
1990 Top Secret Stuff 115
Michael Powers China Syndrome card repeatedly penetrates table, also into spectator's hands, then coin penetrates into spectator's hands, multiple handlings
Inspired by 1990 Top Secret Stuff 130
Dr. Jacob Daley The Sequacious Spades translation
VariationsAlso published here
  • Dr. Daley's "Sequacious Spades" in "M.U.M" 1950
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 141
Terry LaGerould Beware Of Strangers cards travel upwards through table one by one to join leader Ace
1992 Pasteboard Presentations 18
Andrea Baioni Four Through Again four aces through table one at a time
Dec. 1993 Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 12) 2295
Angelo Carbone Deck Through Table using Humbug
1994 Humbug 14
Gerry Griffin Griffin under Glass card through glass topped table
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Astonishing Friends) 251
Jack Avis Chosen Ace Through the Table
1998 Vis à Vis 72
Jay Sankey, David Acer All But One deck cased, deck except selection penetrates table
Variations 1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 61
David Acer All But One Two deck cased, deck except selection penetrates table
Inspired by 1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 63
Through the Table card from below table to top
2000 Card College — Volume 4 870
Don England P-51, This Time the Cards are on the Table! with 51 through table Climax
Inspired by 2001 Don England's Paradox 31
David Regal Still Holding On one card
2002 Constant Fooling 1 64
David Acer Rub Down Card through table
2004 Random Acts of Magic 80
Arturo de Ascanio Sequacious Spades four cards penetrate table and end up under cardboard, one by one, two versions
Inspired by 2008 The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 137
Arturo de Ascanio Cards Through the Table one by one, change to Fives
Inspired by 2008 The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 149
John Benzais, Jim Cellini Cellini's Card thru the Table
Inspired by 2012 53 Friends 5
Jason Ladanye Through and Through card through table, then cased deck
2013 Confident Deceptions 145
Ramón Riobóo Open Table Four aces penetrate the table one at a time.
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 84
Alain Nu Thru the Table named card through table
  • The Move
  • Teleportation
  • Final Thoughts (Patrick Redford's Comments)
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Alain Nu's "Mind Over Matter" 1999.
2017 Temporarily Out of Order 140
Michael Powers Shrödinger's Dream Revisited Schrödinger's, card through table, card through close-up mat, then card through table upwards
2019 Tesseract 88
David Britland, Joe Dignam Joe Dignam's Card Through Table
  • Cardopolis
Apr. 2020 Genii (Vol. 83 No. 4) 44
Andrew Hall The Inertia Shift deck held upright in end grip, front and back cards change one-handed
  • Inertia Simultaneous Revelation (selection appears at font and back of deck)
  • Tabled Vanish or Penetration
Related toAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Sep. 2008
2022 Talk About Tricks (Issue 2) 779