198 entries in Cards / Sleights / Cuts / False Cut / Complete / Tabled
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Falsches Mischen tabled cuts in multiple packets that retain cyclical order, methods for up to five packets
Also published here 1896 19
Das falsche Mischen tabled cuts in multiple packets that retain cyclical order, methods for up to five packets
Related toAlso published here Apr. 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 8)
Das falsche Mischen continuation of description
Related to May 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 9)
False Shuffles - The Cut cutting in two, three, four or five piles while retaining the cyclic order
1897 44
S. W. Erdnase Replacing the Cut as Before bold
Related to 1902 110
Jack Merlin False Cut two movements with break
1927/28 10
False Cuts on the Table: a. Three Cuts on the Table
1938 175
c. Multiple Cuts on the Table
1938 176
f. Three Cuts on the Table
1938 178
g. Running Cut
1938 179
Gamblers' False Cut Up the Ladder
1940 78
"Pack in Hands" False Cut tabled or not, three packets
1941 258
The Three Way Table Cut
1941 259
Another Three-Cut Variation
1941 259
The Four-Way Cut
1941 259
Another Four-Way-Cut
1941 260
Direct False Cut straight cut
1943 195
Paul Rosini E-Z Three-Way False Cut
1943 199
Jean Hugard False Cuts
  • False Cut No.1 (on the table three packets)
  • False Cut No. 2 (on the table, five packets)
Feb. 1945 102
Second Method
1948 134
Steve Shephard The Glide Cut
Apr. 1948
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 5 No. 11)
The Blind Cut three packets
1948 105
Bill Simon The Chinese Cut cutting procedure with perpendicular configuration
Variations 1949 6
Bill Simon Simon False Table Cut
1949 9
Purvis W. Miller False Table Cut spectator cuts, performer assembles
June 1951 805
The Slip False Cut similar to an Up the Ladder Cut
1956 178
Bruce Elliott Table-Cut reversing a cut, tabled
1956 187
Larry Jennings The Jennings False Cut
Related to 1967 60
Dai Vernon Cold Deck Cut
Related toVariations 1967 168
Edward Marlo, S. W. Erdnase Marnase False Cut also as slip cut
Related toVariationsAlso published here Apr. 1971
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 4)
Al Cooper Cooper's Cut
VariationsAlso published here 1972 95
Frank Garcia Affas-Gaffas False Cut
Related to 1972 97
Gambler's Cut shown to Garcia by Artanis
1972 99
Jim Lee Lee's False Cut
1972 116
Dai Vernon Vernon's False Cut - Diagonal Jog No. 42, tabled false cut
Related to 1972 15
New Slipping Cut No. 489, seems to be a straight tables false cut
1972 136
Dr. Jacob Daley False Cuts (Belly) No. 547, two tabled false cuts
1972 154
Dr. Jacob Daley "Up The Ladder" False Cut No. 559
1972 156
Arthur Finley Finley's Effects: 4) False cut for Slipping Cut No. 701-4, just these notes:
  • (a) mistake leaving packet on table
  • (b) fake pick-up
Also published here 1972 189
Frank Garcia One-Two False Cut
1973 146
Harry Lorayne Three Table False Cuts
1973 44
Karl Fulves Shuffle Cut running cut
1975 36
Ray Kuhn The "Bordello" False Cut tabled, looks like a packet from the center was cut to the top, with a false single strip action
1975 19
False Cut Using the Table triple cut
1975 12
Frank Shields, Tony Slydini Slydini-Shields Cut
1975 1
False Triple Cut
1976 34
False Cut #2 tabled, top half kicked to the right with right first finger during straight table cut, creator guessed as Roy Johnson
1978 5
False Cut three packets
1978 32
Harry Lorayne Krazy Kut
1979 183
The Gambler's False Cut
Also published here 1980 18
A False Cut Erdnase false triple cut
1980 5
David Brumble Jut Cut tabled false cut, using a jog
1980 21
Steve Beam False Deck Falsie triple cut
Related to
  • The Complete Illustrated Book of Card Magic, p. 43
Also published here
1981 12
Mel Stover, Neil See The One, Two, Three Winnipeg Cut
Inspired by 1982 35
Edward Marlo Combi-Null Cuts
  • First Combi-Null Cut
  • Second Combi-Null Cut
Inspired by 1983 73
Dr. George E. Casaubon One-Hand Table Cuts commentary
1983 227
Edward Marlo, Jay Ose Tabled False Cut end of foreword, based on Ose's Cut
Related to 1984
Dai Vernon Cortes Dai Vernon Vernon false cut, brief
1984 25
Charlie Miller False Tabled Running Cut packets taken from bottom instead of top
1985 27
Shuffle, False Cut up the ladder, shown by Charlie Miller
1985 28
Richard Bartram, Jr. False-Cut of the Damned! deck is turned face up in the process, three packets
1985 30
False Cut
1985 28
Dai Vernon The Vernon Multiple False Cut with John Rakinakis anecdote
Also published here 1987 38
Dai Vernon The Vernon Simple False Cut
Related to 1987 41
Karl Fulves Ladderless Cut
1987 21
Darwin Ortiz Cold Deck Cut Variation Variation on Vernon's Cut
1988 65
Darwin Ortiz Up-The-Ladder Variation
1988 75
Edward Marlo Single False Cuts single cuts
  • First Method
  • Second Method
  • Third Method (one-handed, see Erdnase reference)
  • Fourth Method (one-handed sideways, see Erdnase reference)
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1988 110
Edward Marlo Multiple False Cuts
  • First Method
  • Second Method
  • Third Method
1988 117
Edward Marlo Nullified True Cuts two procedures
1988 119
Edward Marlo No Jogs False Cut using deck crimp
1988 121
Edward Marlo Tip on Up The Ladder Cut
1988 121
Thomas Hierling A Fun False Cut flourishy
1988 32
Larry Jennings Das Larry-Jennings-Falschabheben kind of tabled running cut
Also published here
  • Genii
July 1988
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 5)
The Gambler's False Cut
Also published here 1989 87
Harry Lorayne Table False Cut
1990 204
Steve Beam False Deck Falsie triple false cut
Also published here 1991 688
Tabled False Cut
Related toAlso published here
  • Gambling and Gambling Devices (John Philip Quinn, 1912)
Swindle Sheet (Issue 6)
Arturo de Ascanio La Mezcla "Barullo" messy false cut
Also published here 1992 97
Justin Higham Casual False Cut straight cut from riffle shuffle position
May 1992
Tech-Notes (Issue 3)
Doug Edwards On-Table False Cut
Aug. 1993
Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 8)
Steve Beam Full Deck Falsie triple false cut
1993 66
Dai Vernon 4.- Corte Múltiple de Vernon en Mesa
Also published here 1993 93
Allan Ackerman Up The Ladder
1994 172
Frank Garcia Affas-Gaffas False Cut
1994 455
Jean-Pierre Vallarino French Revolution turning over both halves, flourish false cut
Mar. 1994
The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 1)
Edward Marlo Combi-Null Cut
1994 25
Gene Maze The False Kick-Back Cut one-handed, tabled, pulling out bottom half
1994 118
Gene Maze Optical Illusion Cut straight cut
Related to 1994 121
S. W. Erdnase To retain the complete stock
1995 10
Tarbell False Cut No. 1
1995 11
Single, Tabled, False Cut I
1996 384
Single, Tabled, False Cut II
1996 385
Up the Ladder
1996 388
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Cold-deck Cut
1996 389
S. W. Erdnase, Frank Garcia Affas-gaffas False Cut
Related to 1996 391
, Darwin Ortiz Gambler's False Triple Cut
1996 392
Charlie Miller, Paul Harris Up the Ladder and Down Your Shorts
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Misc. Pieces of Paul)
Karl Fulves 3-Way Cut
Inspired by
  • "A False Cut" (Joe Berg, The Berg Book, 1983)
1996 157
Up-the-Ladder Cut
1996 56
Lou Gallo Affas-Gaffas Style Tabled Triple Cut
1996 45
Lou Gallo Lou's Running False Cut
1996 104
Lou Gallo Lou's Tabled Triple Cut
Related to 1996 105
Dai Vernon Greek Ancestor
Related to Sep. 1996
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 1)
Edward Marlo, S. W. Erdnase Marnase False Cut
Related to 1997 317
Doug Edwards Five-Way Rhythm Cut
1997 47
Al Mann Al Mann's One Hand False Tee Cut
Also published here
  • "Snap -Out False Cut" in "Kaps on Kards"
1997 11
Falsecutthinks simple tabled false cut
1997 110
Andrew Wimhurst Cooler Shuffle actually a set up cut for Zarrow or Strip Out
1998 44
René Lavand One-Hand False Cut No.1 deck turned over in process
1998 32
Up-The-Ladder Cut as Triumph display, credit information on p. 14
1999 12
Ellis Stanyon Cutting the Pack into Four Heaps No. 16, four packets formed on table and collected, starts with break
1999 284
Ellis Stanyon Cutting the Pack into Three Heaps No. 18
Variations 1999 285
Ellis Stanyon Cutting the Pack into Three Heaps - Variation No. 19
Inspired by 1999 285
Ellis Stanyon Cutting the Pack into Four Heaps No. 20, another method
1999 285
James G. Thompson Jr. Kreuz-Abheben cutting procedure with perpendicular configuration
Inspired by 1999
Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 3)
Justin Higham Neocheating Triple Cut credit information
  • True Cut
  • False Cut
Related to 1999 59
Justin Higham Notes on the False Strip Cut bottom strip cut
Inspired by
  • False Strip Cut, Richard Turner video
1999 60
Up the Ladder Cut
2000 13
Steve Beam Tabled Cut one handed cut, bottom card apparently from the center
2000 46
Up the Ladder Sequence
2001 23
The False Stripping Sequence off the bottom
2001 37
Harry Lorayne Up-The-Ladder "Spread" Cut
2001 39
Ernest Earick A False Cut tabled
Mar./Apr. 2003
The Penumbra (Issue 6)
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Thriceinator triple false cut on table
Inspired by 2003 32
Jerry Sadowitz Vernon/Erdnase Cut
Inspired by 2004 24
Ron Bauer How to Climb the Ladder exercise before up-the-ladder cut
2004 24
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller's Up The Ladder
Related to 2004 24
Steve Beam Rolly Polly Goalie two ways of tabled false cut, multiple packets, some face-up and some face down
  • The Leapfrog
2004 20
Esteban del Acebo Multiple False Cut
2004 274
Ron Bauer Further Up The Ladder further details on the up-the-ladder cut
Related to 2006 30
Fake Strip Shuffle running cut off the bottom
2006 32
Jack Avis Illogical False Cut à la Vernon
2006 167
Jack Avis A False Cut Scoop Up Table Pass
2006 168
Doug Edwards Table Cut Fooler four packets, centre two are switched
2006 32
Doug Edwards The Combo Cut false cut tabled, four packets
2006 39
Doug Edwards Decoy Cut simple false cut, tabled, finessed scrape cut
2006 42
Jay Ose On Table Riffle Cut false cut with jog
2007 27
Dai Vernon Vernon's False Cut
2007 35
Jay Ose False cut
2007 39
Edward Marlo Marnase False Cut
Also published here 2007 49
Arthur Finley Finley's Effects: 4) False cut for Slipping Cut No. 701-4, just these notes:
  • (a) mistake leaving packet on table
  • (b) fake pick-up
Also published here 2007 29
Charlie Miller Up-The-Ladder Cut
2008 295
Justin Higham Up-The-Ladder Finesse
2008 12
Arturo de Ascanio The Haphazard Shuffle messy false cut
Also published here 2008 68
Chinese False Cut three packets false cut, placing cut packet perpendicular on rest
Related to 2008 14
Benjamin Earl Face-up stripping controls (F.U.S.C.) tabled
Related to Jan. 2009
Gambit (Issue 1)
Dani DaOrtiz Kaps on Kards on Fred Kaps' video and notes "Kaps on Kards", translation of
  • floritura y pase (salto Le Paul)
  • pase al cuadrar por arriba (por arrastre del pulgar)
  • descarga deslizante (al regazo en mezcla)
  • volver al mezclar (volteo carta superior)
  • falso corte snap-out
  • floritura del giro en el falso corte (Charlie Miller)
  • falso corte con doblez
El Manuscrito (Vol. 2 No. 10)
Al Cooper La Coupe Cooper
Also published here 2009 33
Al Cooper, Patrick Dessi La Coupe CD with three packets
Inspired by 2009 34
R. Paul Wilson Overlap multi-packets false cut
Related to 2010 259
Gambler's False Cut
Prolix (Issue 9)
Benjamin Earl The Sting Cut work on the tabled triple undercut
Also published here 2012 13
Darwin Ortiz Divided-Deck Up-the-Ladder Cut
2012 166
James Steranko Steranko Cuts the Pack four packets
Also published here
  • Genii, Dec. 1961
Nov./Dec. 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 11 & 12)
Justin Higham Ribbon-Spread False Cut annulling the cut
Variations 2012 21
Benjamin Earl The Stutter-Step Subtlety
Also published here 2013 13
Doug Edwards Vertical Optical Cut
Related to 2013 39
Steve Beam Tabled False Cut
Also published here
  • Steve Beam's "Card Tricks from Mount Olympus", 1979
2015 109
Stu Lewis Spectator Does a False Cut to get into Ten Card Poker Deal
Related to
  • "Jonah Card Routine" (Stu Lewis, Linking Ring, Dec. 1977)
2015 28
Benjamin Earl The Sting Cut work on the tabled triple undercut
  • Varying tempo, rhythm & style
  • Adding false strips
  • Ending with a straight cut
  • Performing the cut twice
Related to
  • False Cut - Third Method (Poker by Hardison, 1914)
Also published here
2017 29
Benjamin Earl Stutter-Step Subtlety straight cut with illusion of triple cut
Also published here 2017 32
Jack Carpenter Hustler's Optical False Triple Cut
Related to 2017 37
Juan Villarejo Corte Múltiples en Mesa a una Mano tripple cut, repeated
2017 25
Vincent Hedan, Juan Villarejo Corte falso VV multiple packets
2017 31
Patrick G. Redford OCD Cut four packet cut, acts like a straight cut
2017 228
Patrick G. Redford CDO Cut three packets
2017 229
Patrick G. Redford PGR Cut four packets
2017 230
Ben Blau Ose-D Cut same cut as done by Marlo and Tamariz, here credited to Ben Blau, three packets
Related toAlso published here
  • Juan Tamariz "Mnemonica Miracles" DVD 5.
2017 233
Up the Ladder Cut brief
2018 169
Harapan Ong Tabled False Cut up-the-ladder type
2018 141
Steve Beam The Table Spread spreading cards on the table to hide a pattern, apparently mixing
2018 238
Steve Beam Fairness False Cut spectator cuts
2018 253
Harry Lorayne Silly Cut tabled straight cut, one-handed, first finger pushed back top half, effect in which the performer names a card and cuts to it
2018 122
Paul Harris, James Swain Spectator Ose Cut
July 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 7)
Tom Gagnon ZigZag False Cut tabled light-reft spread pass as false cut, pass before the cut
2019 142
Nancy Colwell Scrape Cut! tabled straight false cut
Silhouette (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Steve Forte Scrape-cut tabled straight undercut
  • technical observations
    • clear the bottom half quickly
    • observer's perspective
    • tilt
    • lifting the bottom half
    • instantaneous action
Related to 2020 71
Steve Forte Table-cut (poker) tabled straight forward cut
  • technical observations
    • hand cover
    • speed
    • lifting the initial half
    • cutting with one hand
    • carrying cut with one hand
    • squaring action
Related to 2020 73
Steve Forte Table Double-Cuts second straight cut undoes first cut, two handlings, "don't-let-go" principle
  • center-center cut
Related to
  • "Double Cut" (Evans, How Gamblers Win, 1865)
2020 76
Steve Forte Gamblers' Cut triple undercut
  • technical observations
    • consistency
    • cutting direction
    • break size
    • grip
    • last cut
2020 77
Steve Forte Up The Ladder
  • technical observations
    • starting grip
    • first undercut
    • eliminate the first stepped packet
    • cover
    • stripping direction and angle
    • only one stepped packet per strip
    • last stripped packet
    • number of strips
    • pace
  • automatic break (transition into riffle shuffle)
  • no stepped packets (Ed Marlo)
  • carrying half decks with UTL
2020 80
Steve Forte CTB Cut/Strip "center, top, bottom", fake running cut to break near bottom
  • technical observations
    • double-cut
    • center packet
    • gaps
    • two distinct phases
Related toAlso published here 2020 83
Steve Forte Base-Strip running cut off the bottom
  • technical observations
    • instant start
    • clearing the bottom half
    • lifting the bottom half
    • exaggeration
    • tilting
2020 90
Steve Forte Hidden Secrets - False Strip/Cut as used in television show "Hidden Secrets of Magic" (1996), "don't-let-go" principle
Inspired by 2020 91
Steve Forte Moving Cut opposite of scrape-cut
Related to 2020 326
Bill Malone three piles, three strips false strip-cut
2020 883
Steve Forte screwdriver-cut deck flipped face-up during tabled cut in two stages, real or false
2020 999
Eddie McColl Step Ladder triple false cut
2020 252
Edward Marlo One-Handed Fancy False Cut straight cut
Related to 2020
Output (Issue 11)
Steve Forte CTB Cut/Strip "center, top, bottom", fake running cut to break near bottom
Also published here Mar. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 3)
Edward Marlo Marnase Cut straight cut
Also published here 2021
Output (Issue 19)
Ben Blau Ose-D Cut triple cut on the table, retains cyclical order
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Asymptotes, 2015, p. 304
2021 188
Derrick Chung Cold Deck Cut Variation incorporating a slip cut displacement
Inspired byRelated to 2022 34
Michael Close Expertalk: Michael Close on the Cold Deck Cut Vernon Cold Deck Cut followed by fake bottom strip
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Apr. 2007
2022 609
John Rakinakis Rackanacus False Cut credited to Vernon in Vernon Chronicles
Also published here 2022 90
Jean-Pierre Vallarino False tabled cut multiple packets on table
2022 134
Justin Higham Tabled Four-Way Thompson handling with deck in riffle shuffle position
  • End Note
Inspired by 2023 3