89 entries in Knife & Paddle / Paddle Move
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Paddle Move
Jan. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 1) 15
Paddle Move with penknife
1940 ca. More Magic of the Hands — Part Two 127
Paddle Move Variation with penknife
1940 ca. More Magic of the Hands — Part Two 133
Paddle Move with knife
1940 ca. More Magic of the Hands — Part Two 141
Russel Walsh Paddle Move
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 62
Dave Lee New Effect for the Color Changing Knife Routine with three knives
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 4
Methods of Making the Knife "Twist"
  • First Method
  • Second Method
  • Third Method
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 13
The Paddle Twist
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 61
Roy Walton Knifed color change, transposition, travel to pocket, multiple phase routine
Related to 1953 "Come a little closer..." 23
Paddle Move with pocket knives
1953 "Come a little closer..." 25
The Very Peripatetic Paddle paddle move and routine with knife and pieces of paper and matches
1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 46
Haakon Edeling Das Chamaeleonmesser paddle move with pocket knife
Also published here
  • in "Journal de la Prestidigitation"
1953 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 14 No. 2) 102
Lewis Ganson Paddle Parade measurements of a paddle and the paddle move
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 122
The Color Changing Knives
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 209
The Paddle Move
1975 Another Close-up Cavalcade 109
Patrick Page The Paddle Move with a pocket knife
1976 The Big Book of Magic 165
Stephen Tucker The Sound Barrier clicking sound for paddle routine, audible noice to hear spot jump
1978 Close Up Sorcercy 9
Mario Gonzales Knife Catch
May 1980 Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 5) 342
Richard Kaufman Sharp Turn
May 1980 Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 5) 342
Sol Stone Knife Interlude
May 1980 Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 5) 342
Move No. 1 - "The Twist"
Also published here 1980 Ken Brooke's Magic — The Unique Years 50
R. D. Merrill Basic Paddle or Knife Moves
1981 Merrill's Knife Book 8
R. D. Merrill The Push-Through Color Change
1981 Merrill's Knife Book 9
R. D. Merrill The Turn-Around Color Change
1981 Merrill's Knife Book 13
R. D. Merrill Bits and Pieces various methods, rolling the knife on the hand, subtleties and a vanish
1981 Merrill's Knife Book 40
R. D. Merrill Perception theory of the perception of various knife moves
1981 Merrill's Knife Book 47
Paddle Move
1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part I 45
Double Paddle Move two knives between different fingers
1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part I 47
Paddle Move brief
1982 Something for Everyone 4
Der Messer-Kellengriff
July 1985 Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 3&4) 159
Knife Paddle Move
1986 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 4) 5
Dave Dillon, Marvin Leventhal R.P.M. "The Revolution-ary Paddle Move", paddle move with a Hot Rod
1989 The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
Juan Tamariz 2. The Tamariz Twist
1989/91 Sonata 263
Juan Tamariz, Sainz de los Terreros 3. Utrarapid Double Twist
1989/91 Sonata 264
Juan Tamariz 4. The Trichange displaying three knives at once
1989/91 Sonata 266
Juan Tamariz 6. Twists with a Handkerchief
1989/91 Sonata 301
Griff Nr. 1 - Der Messer-Kellengriff
Also published here Oct. 1990 Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 4&5) 142
Dai Vernon Twist Number 1 with penknife
Also published here 1991 Slow Motion Magic II 84
Twist Number 2 paddle move with penknife
Also published here 1991 Slow Motion Magic II 85
Twist Number 3 paddle move with penknife
Also published here 1991 Slow Motion Magic II 86
Twist Number 4 paddle move with penknife
Also published here 1991 Slow Motion Magic II 88
Ultrarapid Twist paddle move with penknife
Also published here 1991 Slow Motion Magic II 89
Twist Number 5 paddle move with penknife
Also published here 1991 Slow Motion Magic II 91
Twist Number 6 (with a Handkerchief) paddle move with penknife
Also published here 1991 Slow Motion Magic II 91
Another Important Twist With a Handkerchief
Also published here 1991 Slow Motion Magic II 93
Arturo de Ascanio Magia de las Navajas - Cambio de Color con la Navaja abierta not included in Ascanio's Knife book, change of color with open blade
Also published here
  • "CEDAM" 1958.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 110
Dai Vernon Twist Number 1 with penknife
Also published here 1993 Magic From The Soul 195
Twist Number 2 paddle move with penknife
Also published here 1993 Magic From The Soul 196
Twist Number 3 paddle move with penknife
Also published here 1993 Magic From The Soul 196
Ultra-rapid Twist paddle move with penknife
Also published here 1993 Magic From The Soul 197
Twist Number 4 paddle move with penknife
Also published here 1993 Magic From The Soul 198
Twist Number 5 paddle move with penknife
Also published here 1993 Magic From The Soul 198
Twist Number 6 (with a handkerchief) paddle move with penknife
Also published here 1993 Magic From The Soul 198
Another Important Twist With a Handkerchief
Also published here 1993 Magic From The Soul 199
Twist Number 1 (transversal) with penknife
1993 Magic From The Soul 207
Twist Number 2 (turning the hand over) with penknife
1993 Magic From The Soul 207
Twist Number 3 (longitudinal) with penknife
1993 Magic From The Soul 207
Tommy Wonder Toss and Turn one handed toss paddle move
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 59
Roy Walton Knifed color change, transposition, travel to pocket, multiple phase routine
Related to 1998 Come A Little Closer 71
Eric T. Dockery Paddle Routine Notes couple tips to make knife paddle routine (see reference) more deceptive and more practical
Inspired by
  • "Tricks with Common Objects - Knives" (Edwin Sachs, Sleight of Hand, 1877)
1999 Labyrinth (Issue 10) 36
Paddle Move
2000 Son of Simon Says! 34
John Carney Paddle Move
2002 The Book of Secrets 327
Robert E. Neale Blood Knife Color changing knives with gory story about suicide
2008 This Is Not a Book 349
Arturo de Ascanio The Paddle Move
  • A Modern Take on the Classic Handling
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 26
Arturo de Ascanio A. The Ring and Little Finger Grip
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 28
Arturo de Ascanio B. The Knife Held between the Left Index Finger and Thumb
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 29
Arturo de Ascanio C. The Hand-To-Hand Toss
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 30
Arturo de Ascanio D. The Classic Handling Performed with Two Knives. The V Turn
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 31
Arturo de Ascanio Through-The-Fist Turn
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 32
Arturo de Ascanio The Third-Finger Turn
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 33
Arturo de Ascanio The Ultra-Fast Turn
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 34
Arturo de Ascanio The Ultra-Fast Turn with Two Knife
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 38
Arturo de Ascanio The Psychology of the Paddle Move
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 38
Arturo de Ascanio Two Psychological Procedures reasons for the paddle move
  • 1. The Sharp Knife
  • 2. "Breathing on the Knife"
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 40
Arturo de Ascanio Insertion Reverse knife color change
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 42
Mariano Bringas A Color Change
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 43
Lewis Ganson A Color Change in the Hands of a Spectator knife color change
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 44
One-Handed Color Change knife color change
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 45
Arturo de Ascanio, Roy Walton Color Changes with Two Knives
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 48
José Paytubí Olius A Chapter by José Paytubí
  • A. A Psychological Turn
  • B. The Propeller (A Color Change)
  • C. A Routine
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 116
Paddle Move
2015 Believe 51
Arturo de Ascanio Paddle Move more natural grip
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 87
Alexander de Cova Der Drehgriff paddle move with knife
2018 Burners — Vol. 6 121
Alexander de Cova Der Griff mit zwei Messern paddle move with two knives
2018 Burners — Vol. 6 123
Giro Clásico paddle move
2019 Çerca 85
Giro Clásico Vertical (Con Hoja Abierta) vertical paddle move, with open blade
2019 Çerca 87
Flavio Casavalle Estilo del Pulgar
2019 Çerca 90
René Lavand Giro con Pañuelo with a handkerchief
2019 Çerca 91
Giro Herradura different handling to basic paddle move
2019 Çerca 95