138 entries in Knife & Paddle / Paddle Routines
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Of diverse petie juggling knacks
  • making an oat stir
  • producing dry powdered spices from mouth
  • paddle type trick with straw in one of three holes in paddle that jumps around
Related to 1584 193
Of divers pretty jugling knacks
  • producing dry powdered spices from mouth
  • paddle type trick with straw in one of three holes in paddle that jumps around
Related to 1634 45
Die fliegenden Papierschnitzel paddle routine with paper pieces on knife
Related to Jan. 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 1)
Die fliegenden Papierschnitzel second part of description
Related to Feb. 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 2)
Tom Sellers A Paddle Routine with chalk, paddle gaff with two ends
1939 6
John B. Ward Pencil & Peg Mystery three holes in pencil, small peg jumps from hole to hole
June 1939
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 12)
Franklin M. Chapman Dots paddle routine with dots on paper matches
1942 6
R. M. Jamison Jamison's Spot Sticks two sticks
Also published here Sep. 1944 67
R. M. Jamison Jamison's Spot Sticks
Also published here 1945 170
William H. McCaffrey The Pedagogue's Nightmare three paddles, with coins
1945 174
Arnold Belais A Stamp Collector's Nightmare paddle routine with stamps on two paddles, "paste spreaders", magnets
Oct. 1945 155
Milbourne Christopher Penny Puzzler paddle routine with knife, pennies attached to blade with wax
Oct. 1947 359
R. M. Jamison Paddle Pets paddle routine, with hat and rabbit pictured
Nov. 1947 371
Emmett Barbee New Idea for the Paddle Trick selection appears on paddle (miniature)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948)
Bob Rettew Ideas paddle trick, stamp to add points
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948)
Robert Stull William Tell's Apple paddle with William Tell theme apple and arrow
Feb. 1948 395
Dave Lee New Effect for the Color Changing Knife Routine with three knives
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949)
Walter Price Catching the Salt salt on knife
1949 7
Dr. Jacob Taub The Fly-Away Salt using a knife, blobs of water and salt
Apr. 1950
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 7 No. 11)
Hans Kaiser "Matchic" heads of two matches jump around
1950 87
Dr. William Weyeneth Eine neue magische Kelle coins on paddle, magnet
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 12 No. 1&2)
Lewis Ganson The Colour Changing Pocket Knife
  • The Type of Knife to Use
  • A Convenient Holder
  • The Routine and Patter
Related to 1952 12
Lewis Ganson Beer is Best beer image on paddle
1952 61
Malcolm McCallum McCallum's Rainbow Knife Routine based on Stanfield's Colorfusing Knife, routine, with keys and chain
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953)
The Very Peripatetic Paddle paddle move and routine with knife and pieces of paper and matches
1953 46
James G. Thompson Jr. Strictly One Sided three routines with different paddles
  • Jumping Gems
  • Mystery Paddle
  • Thompson's Magic Maker
Also published here 1956 108
John F. Mangan Color Changing Knife Finale
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957)
Henry Durkin Jamboree Gems Jumping Gems, rods / paddle routine
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960)
Jochen Zmeck Die Badefee paddle trick with magnetic cover and story presentation
1960 6
Max Malini, Stewart Judah Paper Knife pieces of paper put on blade of a knife, vanish and appear
Also published here 1962 59
Edward Marlo Paddle Trick with Girl Image
Oct. 1962
Ibidem (Issue 27)
Frederica Spots and Paddle Routine chalk spots on paddle appear and disappear
1967 123
Bento Sympathetic Matches two paddles, name appears, four matches from a matchbook separately on a handkerchief join in one corner with the paddle as cover, the matches are placed in a stand and are covered, they vanish and reappear in the matchbook
1967 127
Bento Bento's Bat special paddle, which holds rubber bands on each side
1967 133
Dick Zimmerman Slippery Rocks stick with jewels
Variations 1967 134
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Simplex Knife Routine three knifes
1967 141
Piet Forton Eine Entenfeder - Ein Tip zum Kellentrick paddle routine with points on feather
1968 15
Bob Zraick Color Change Knife Finale with handkerchief
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Willie Schneider The Personalized Paddle spectator's name appears on paddle
1972 362
Amedeo Vacca European Paddle
1974 29
Amedeo Vacca Pinch of Salt salt heap glued on paddle, salt tossed in air and caught on paddle, salt changes to coin
1974 30
Peter Stammers Colour Changing Knives Without A Paddle with a matchbox
Aug. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 12)
Tony Spina Mini Magna Paddle mini penny on paddle changes to normal sized penny and grows when removed
1975 114
Stampaddle stamps on paddle, magnetic, selected card appears on paddle as climax
1975 117
Coin Paddle coin multiplies on paddle
1975 121
"Joro" Bruno Hennig Die Kreidekelle paddle routine with marks made with chalk
1975 2
Patrick Page Spot the Spots spots on two paddles, routine
1976 166
Patrick Page The Salt on the Knife salt spots on knife
1976 167
Punx Die Zauberfächer story routine with coins appearing on paddles
1977 37
Al Schneider A Jumping Gems Routine
1980 107
Ken Brooke Penknife Routine
Also published here 1980 50
R. D. Merrill Silks and the Knife knife shown with different color on each side, silk is rubbed on one side and knife has same color on both side, repeated with other silk and other color
1981 17
R. D. Merrill, Gib Richards Advanced Routines for "Silks and the Knife" including a version for stage
1981 19
R. D. Merrill The Visible Color-Change Knife with 3/4 colored knife
1981 22
R. D. Merrill Advanced Move for the Merrill Visible Color-Change Knife with 3/4 colored knife
1981 24
R. D. Merrill Advanced Routines for Two Identical Knives
1981 26
R. D. Merrill An Original Routine for Four Knives
1981 30
R. D. Merrill Advanced Effects for Working with Two Identical Knives
1981 35
R. D. Merrill Bibliography - The Color Changing Knives
1981 56
David R. Fernandes Red and Blew forcing a color, colored dots on paddle, chosen colored dot vanishes
Oct. 1982
Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 10)
Daryl Martinez Paddle Routine two paddles, silver & red dots
1982 4
Juan Tamariz De Como Las Navajas de Colores Atraviesan un Pañuelo penetration routine with a lot of variations
Also published here 1982 38
Juan Tamariz Rutina Progesiva -1-2-3- Tambien Llamada "Blanca la Indómita" three phase routine with one, two, then three knives
Also published here 1982 45
Rev. O. T. Slem Polychromatic Gum paddle with strips of gum routine
1984 132
Stewart Judah Der Messer-Kellen-Trick pieces of paper put on blade of a knife, vanish and appear
July 1985
Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 3 & 4)
Hiroshi Sawa Ladybug, Ladybug ladybugs appear and vanish on a tree branch, giant ladybug appears at the end
Also published here
  • Genii, Jan. 1977
1988 174
Jay Sankey Balancing Act paddle routine with chop sticks
1990 47
Ken Brooke Meine Färbemesser-Routine
Also published here Oct. 1990
Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 4 & 5)
Sven Heubes Der Fischtrick fish drawn on paper, paddle routine with paper fish on paddle, real fish appears
1991 94
Ben Harris Digital Card Scanner card chosen and pulled through a plastic strip, fake buttons on the strip are pushed and location and later name of card appear on strip, repeated with another card
1991 1
David Harkey Message in a Bottle label on one side of miniature bottle travels inside bottle, paddle move
1991 76
René Lavand A Trick for the Chosen Few color changing knives routine
  • Introduction
  • Details to Remember
Also published here 1991 79
René Lavand Knives Without Hasps
Also published here 1991 100
René Lavand My Engraved Penknife
Also published here 1991 106
René Lavand My Little Penknife
Also published here 1991 107
Jean Carles Los Papeles Fugaces pieces of paper put on knife, paddle routine
Also published here
  • "Noticiario CEDAM" N° 28, 1959.
1992 29
Steve Dusheck Two Timin' Dime coins on paddle change
1992 37
Steve Dusheck 3 Mile Nukel paddle routine with coin
1992 39
Steve Dusheck Blendo Pennies paddle routine with coins
1992 80
Mark Brandyberry Booze and Caffine three holes made in cigarette, toothpick travels from hole to hole, paddle routine
Also published here Sep. 1992
Magic Man Examiner (Vol. 1 No. 4)
Muneo Yokoi Long Paddle Paddle trick with long wooden stick, spot on stick jumps around
1993 28
Steve Dusheck I.O.U. Paddle date on borrowed coin predicted, switched with a paddle
1993 28
René Lavand My Penknives general comments
1993 191
René Lavand A Trick for the Chosen Few color changing knives routine
Also published here 1993 192
René Lavand Spotted Knives
Also published here 1993 206
René Lavand My Engraved Penknife
Also published here 1993 211
René Lavand My Little Penknife
Also published here 1993 212
Sid Fleischman The Lady Disrobes paddle design with woman with and without clothing
1993 215
"Joro" Bruno Hennig Geld aus der Luft four coins appear and vanish on paddle
1993 140
William H. McCaffrey The Newlywed Match Trick paddle effect with paper matches and story
1994 1111
Steve Dusheck Patrick's Paddle St. Patrick's Day themed paddle trick, colored fan of paper appeares when paddle is pulled apart
1994 49
Karrell Fox Karrell's Kard Schtick stick with four suits on them, changes in stick with four hearts and Four of Hearts is selection
1995 43
Paul Harris Putty Buddy paddly is formed out of silly putty, coins pressed into it turn over and change
1996 31
Curtis Kam A Girl's Best Friend Jumping Gems stick routine, made to look like ear rings
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 85
Paul Green The Pygmy Paddle name written on paddle
  • Patter for The Pygmy Paddle
Nov./Dec. 1997
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 44)
Aaron Fisher Aaron's Rod hot rod finesse
Dec. 1998
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 4)
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)
Labyrinth (Issue 10)
Paul Green Pygmy Paddle paddle on which can be written is used for paddle trick
Feb. 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 6)
Helge Thun GEIL chalk paddle routine
2000 20
Michael Skinner Liberace's Piano Keys Jumping Gems
Nov. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 11)
John Carney Swing Blade paddle routine with paper stuck on knife
Inspired by
  • Sachs' "Sleight of Hand"
2002 324
Trixie Bond Paddle Routine routine for rabbit-in-the-hat paddle
Mar. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 7)
Curtis Kam A Girl's Best Friend Jumping Gems stick routine, made to look like ear rings
Also published here 2004 35
Jay Sankey Broken English chop stick used to bring card to top, Chinese characters on chop stick change into name of selection
  • The Paddle Transformation
2004 63
Jay Sankey Hot Knife paddle routine with knife and smoke stains from candle
2004 141
Pete McCabe A Hundred Fold bill changes while held with tweezers, paddle move
Dec. 2005
Genii (Vol. 68 No. 12)
Brian Nordstrom Constant Returns cake spread/spatula with coins fixed onto it with rubber band is used for paddle routine, bill appears under bands
July 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 7)
Pete Biro Working Without a Net slate paddle routine
Aug. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 8)
Robert E. Neale Blood Knife Color changing knives with gory story about suicide
2008 349
Arturo de Ascanio Introduction - A few Words about Knives
  • Terminology
  • What Type of Knife Should be Used?
  • The "Fairly Complete" Set
2008 22
Arturo de Ascanio Color Changes
  • The Classic Color Change
2008 41
Arturo de Ascanio Insertion Reverse knife color change
2008 42
Mariano Bringas A Color Change
Also published here 2008 43
Lewis Ganson A Color Change in the Hands of a Spectator knife color change
2008 44
One-Handed Color Change knife color change
2008 45
Arturo de Ascanio, Roy Walton Color Changes with Two Knives
2008 48
Minar Minar's Visual Color Change 3/4 knife
2008 52
Arturo de Ascanio The Psychology of the Color Change
2008 54
Fred Kaps A Routine by Fred Kaps color changing knife routine, with handkerchief
2008 76
Lewis Ganson A Routine by Lewis Ganson color changing knife routine, with handkerchief
Related to 2008 82
Arnaldo Curia A Routine by Arnaldo Curiá color changing knife routine, with handkerchief
2008 86
Arturo de Ascanio "Knives and Color-Blindness" miniature knives climax, with alternative handlings
2008 91
Eddie Joseph A Good Clean-Up transposition of knives
2008 107
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg A Pretty Color Change
2008 110
José Paytubí Olius A Chapter by José Paytubí
  • A. A Psychological Turn
  • B. The Propeller (A Color Change)
  • C. A Routine
2008 116
José Eugenio Martínez Muro A Routine by Martínez Muro aka Joe Burk, knife routine
2008 125
Guy Camirand The Automatic Coffee Stirrer straight line running down a coffee stirrer changes into zig-zag pattern
Aug. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 8)
Mark Brandyberry The Impromptu Mark Brandyberry Booze and Caffeine Detector paddle trick with toothpick stuck through cigarette
Also published here Jan. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 1)
Juan Luis Rubiales Colores de Ida y Vuelta color changing knives, using "La Navaja Minar"
El Manuscrito (Vol. 6 No. 26)
Tom Stone Night Terrors
  • Lodestones
paddle routine as a character
Mar. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 3)
Alexander de Cova Kellentrick Finale idea for chalk paddle routine
2016 198
Johnny Thompson Color-Changing Knives
2018 85
Martin Lewis iScream popsicle changes color
Sep. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 9)
Jonathan Friedman Royal Flush, Syringe Poker a card appears in a Syringe with paddle move
Inspired by Apr. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 4)
Jordan Rosenberg Sharp Tech paddle trick with sharpie marker, writing grows and shrinks
July 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 7)
Max Malini, Stewart Judah Paper Knife pieces of paper put on blade of a knife, vanish and appear
Also published here 2022 217
Vinny DePonto Chapped chapstick changes color, ends clean
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Sep. 2008
2022 778
Mariano Bringas Bringas Change
Also published here 2022 30