43 entries in Cards / Sleights / Cuts / False Cut / Partial / Top Stock
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
False Shuffles - Third Method top stock retained, repeat center cuts
1889 27
III. To Retain the Top Stock running cut with break
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1902 41
"Top" Card Control Fan Cut
1941/27 260
Edward Marlo Marlo's Running Cut in-the-hands swing cut running cut, also as top stock control
Related toVariations 1942 14
Third Method
1948 134
Palm Cut
1948 136
Bill Simon The Basic Cut top and bottom cards are retained
1952 176
Dai Vernon Side Riffle Cut bottom stock, one hand riffles through cards, other hand places packet in center
Also published here 1960 51
Edward Marlo The True False Cut top stock
1968 20
Dai Vernon Vernon's Greek False Cut Retaining Bottom Stack No. 114, one hand riffles through cards, other hand places packet in center
Also published here 1972 33
Aaron Black No. 1 Running Cut To Preserve Top Stock cards turned face-up during cutting action
1973 25
Aaron Black No. 2 Running Cut To Preserve Top Stock Hindu shuffle position
1973 25
Harry Lorayne Double-Cut Series - Cut 1 top stock, in the hands
1975 55
Triple Cut Control from hindu shuffle position with perpendicular packets
  • as top stock control
  • as bottom stock control
  • as full deck control
1975 15
Doug Edwards A Las Vegas Cut running false cut, top and bottom control
1978 35
Partial False Cut retaining top and bottom stock
1980 23
Dr. Jacob Daley, Dai Vernon False Cut top stock, or set-up for red-black shuffle
The Chronicles (Issue 30)
Steve Beam Partial Falsie on the table
1991 688
Steve Beam Partial Falsie on the table
1993 66
The Giovanni False Cut top stock, overhand shuffle position
Variations Feb. 1993
Profile (Issue 12)
Lou Gallo In-the-Hands False Cut top stock
1996 114
Bob Irons Bottom Running Cut placing a key card above the top stock during running cut, bottom strip
Related to 1999 66
Ellis Stanyon False Cut to Retain the Top Stock No. 25, running cut, deck held over the table
1999 287
Steve Forte The Strip running cut with jog, top stock
2004 9
Juan Villarejo Corte Múltiples en Mesa a dos Manos multiple cut on the table, top stock control
2017 27
Juan Villarejo Combinación del Corte Múltiple a un Mano con el Corte para Retener el Paquete Superior de Erdnase first triple cut, then a running cut
Inspired by 2017 29
Johnny Thompson, Dai Vernon False Running Cut "Greek", top and bottom stock
2018 165
S. W. Erdnase Top Stock Control
Related to 2018 285
S. W. Erdnase To Retain the Top Stock
Also published here 2019 21
Shane Cobalt To Retain Top Stock Without Breaking Stride
Inspired by 2019 23
Steve Forte Erdnase False Strips improvements for the Erdnase system and its set-up cut
  • top slug
  • bottom slug
Related to 2020 86
Steve Forte delaying the strip top slug, riffle shuffle and cut combination, break held near bottom during shuffle
2020 88
Steve Forte pick-up strip (top slug) single strip action, tabled lift shuffle
Related to 2020 89
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 F-strip strip cut with laid jog, optionally followed by riffle shuffle
  • technical observations
    • first stripped packet
    • second stripped packet
    • remaining stripped packets
    • orientation of stripped packets
    • squaring options
    • tight stripping actions
    • split and riffle
    • stripping thin, splitting halves
    • carrying bottom slugs
    • automatic brief
    • f-strip with double cut
Related to 2020 95
Steve Forte top slugs in-the-hands running cut combinations
2020 216
Steve Forte Other Variants
2020 327
Steve Forte Multi-pile Cuts several options
2020 847
Steve Forte More Options several slug control cuts
Inspired by 2020 848
Steve Beam Choice Cut I spectator cuts several packets on table, to retain top portion
2020 320
Steve Beam Choice Cut II spectator cuts several packets on table, to retain top portion
2020 321
Father Alex A Top Stock False Running Cut Take on the "Erdnase Top Stock Retention Running Tabled Cut"
  • Additional Ladder Version
Related to 2023
The Neat Review (Issue 5 - Paris 2022)
John Bannon Double Dutch False Cut spectator can do it, top stock, four packets from hand to table and then assembled
May 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 5)