74 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Location / Stabbing Routines / with Knife on the table
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Der magische Degen No. 2, sword used to stab selection blindfolded, deck scattered on floor, deck switch for short deck when fetching sword
1895 4
Der Degen im Frieden card thought of and removed from new deck and noted on piece of paper, shuffled back and deck distributed on floor, stabbed with optionally borrowed sword
Sep. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9)
Der Degen im Frieden card stabbed on floor, control with short deck and deck switch
1896 224
The Pierced Card blindfolded, deck crimp location
1897 136
S. W. Erdnase The Divining Rod blindfolded
Related toVariations 1902 174
Mademoiselle Patrice Discovering a Card Shuffled into Pack Blindfolded
1902 102
Mademoiselle Patrice Discovering a Cards Shuffled Into Pack Blindfolded
1904 72
The Stabbed Card using sticky card to control selection
1909 127
The Transfixed Cards
1909 174
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Bunte Blätter multi-phase card routine, card stab, color change of cards, card through handkerchief and rising cards from wooden box
1922 65
Jack Merlin Super Mental Card Effect thought of card is found on number performer says in cut half, alternative ending, card stab
1927/28 17
Two Viewpoints challenge location with sticky substance on finger, cards stabbed on table
1937 109
The Phantom Stab one-way backs
1937 140
Theodore Annemann Five Card Stabbing Mystery one-way backs
1937 140
U. F. Grant Simple Triple Location one-way backs
1937 151
Card Stabbing svengali deck
1937 250
"Stripper" Stabbing stripper deck
1937 270
Card Stabbing duplicate in newspaper
1937 302
Capt. J.E. Stone The Stabbed Card. New Version with darts on table
1938 251
Theodore Annemann The Five Card Stabbing Mystery five selections, one-way
1938 539
Theodore Annemann The Impaled Card
Nov. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 66)
Jean Hugard A New Card Stab cards are stabbed with knife, all cards above selection are pierced and packet cut at that position
Nov. 1943 24
Card Stab Through Newspaper six methods
1943/27 284
Edward Marlo Jab It! knife is stabbed in back of cards, some cards are pierced, bottom one is selection
Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles)
Dr. William Weyeneth La carte choisie percée à travers un journal avec un couteau deck spread on table, covered with sheet of newspaper, followed by german translation "Der Paini-Trick in neuer Aufmachung"
July 1946 6
George G. Kaplan Card-Stabbing three cards are stabbed from a gaffed (corner-marked) Tally-Ho deck
1948 119
Bill Simon Two Blades with two knives
Related toAlso published here Sep. 1948 640
Arthur H. Buckley Stabbing Chosen Cards While Blindfolded selections made, rest switched for deck with a marking in a corner
1948 155
Alexandro Dagger in the Mind blindfolded card stab, two cards, two decks
May 1950 811
Max Malini Card Stabbing
Related to 1952
Stars of Magic (Vol. 11 No. 1)
Bill Simon Two Blades with two knives
Also published here 1956 143
Max Malini Blindfold Card Stabbing several selections
Related to 1962 25
James G. Thompson Jr. Deck Stabbing stabbing a knife next to a named card, edgemarked
Also published here 1967 30
Alton Sharpe, Del Ray The Great Stabbing Trick
Related to
  • Reinhard Müller's "Dai Vernon Lecture in Germany", 1997, p. 5, for credit information
1969 163
Stab-Mental thought of card is found
1972 75
James G. Thompson Jr. Pierced under newspaper
1972 94
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Table Notes - 2) Stabbing trick No. 352-2, through newspaper, short comment
1972 98
A) Card Stabbing
1975 36
Ken Green, Alf Strack, Mo Howarth Kartenstechen Superb comedy routine in which table breaks down during card stabbing routine, at bottom of table is giant selection
Also published here
  • Abracadabra, 1957/1958
June 1976
Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 4)
Kartenstechen I card stab, blindfolded on table
1978 51
Fred Lowe Kartenstechen with newspaper cover
Aug. 1980
Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 2)
"Magic" Christian Stelzel, Valentino Graziadei My Card Stabbing with close-up board held by two spectators, blindfold and a sheet of newspaper
1983 23
James G. Thompson Jr. Kartenstechen stabbing a knife next to a named card, edgemarked
Also published here Dec. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
Lisa Menna The Cinderella Card-Stab two selections, one stabbed with shoe, other in shoe
1990 3
Jamy Ian Swiss Stabbing Case deck in case held against piece of wood, knife stabbed into it and case pulled away, selection remains stabbed to wood, case destroyed but deck intact
Also published here
  • Genii
1990 2
The Card Stabbing Trick (Pack Spread on Table)
1994 1214
Michael Weber The Knowledgable Knife or The Klever Kleaver signed card, through newspaper sheet
Vanni Bossi My Card Stab without table, two spectators hold newspaper
1995 18
Pete Biro Der komische Kartenstecher comedy routine, giant cards stabbed on tray
Mar. 1995
Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 2)
Christoph Borer Impossibile clever presentation, table is flipped over at the end
Also published here 1997 10
Jeff Busby Chapter 10: The Texan Card Stab intro with credit information
1998 89
Guy Hollingworth A Card Stab UCS, last card stabbed by Specator, signed
1999 237
Ellis Stanyon The Blindfold Stab No. 15
1999 25
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Loft covered by newspaper
Also published here 2000 31
Tino, Oriol El Juego Sin Sentidos designed as a routine for a duo
2003 315
Luis H. Trueba El Ciego card stab on table, story presentation
2003 143
Patrik Kuffs P.K. Card Stab on table through paper cover, fair wash shuffle by spectator
Also published here 2004 22
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Card Stab covered by newspaper
Also published here 2006 108
Christoph Borer Impossibile clever presentation, table is flipped over at the end
Also published here 2006 120
Christoph Borer Impossibile clever presentation, table is flipped over at the end
Also published here 2007 20
Jon Racherbaumer The Divining Rod comment
Related to 2007 206
Tom Stone Three-Phase Card Stabbing Routine Idea
  • padding
first two stabbed on table with different-sized knives, then card sword
2007 10
David Ben Psychic DNA blindfolded, knife balances on finger and points out selected card
Inspired by 2010 13
Michael Weber Newstab cards scattered on table and covered with newspaper, selection stabbed through paper
2010 10
Mike Caveney Halloween Card Stab on the back of a kneeling assistant, person stabbed
2013 141
Alexander de Cova Das Kartenstechen comment on the effect as part of blindfold card act
2015 193
Roberto Giobbi Stickler detailed description, single card stabbed, newspaper cover, credit information
2016 242
Johnny Thompson Parrish the Thought spectator stabs performer's signed card, performer spectator's, half the deck signed by performer
Inspired by
  • Robert Parrish trick
Related to
  • "The Incredible Signature" (Barry Stevenson)
  • "Double Pointed Miracle" (Dick Zimmerman, Genii, Vol. 47 No. 11)
2018 141
Iñaki Zabaletta Psycho Cartas Apuñaladas, five cards
2019 147
Max Malini, Steve Cohen Blindfolded Card Stab discussions with various ideas
  • The Campaign
  • The Blindfold
  • Stab Revelations
Related to 2022 343
Bob Sheets Card Stab Commandments
2022 358
Max Malini Stab Trivia Malini anecdotes
2022 362
Joshua Jay The Card Stab card stabbed with cards scattered on a magazine page, card is then shown to be printed onto that page
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Nov. 2001
2022 28
Patrik Kuffs P.K. Card Stab on table through paper cover, fair wash shuffle by spectator
Also published here 2022 412