discus\nchinese compass, arrows on circle point always in same direction\nl. vosburgh lyons\nturnabout\npaul curry\ncompas-sion\nhans e. trixer
1946
the phoenix 101-150 L. Vosburgh Lyons

Discus

Chinese compass, arrows on circle point always in same direction

crazy cardboards\nlines on paper, paper turned over lines change orientation, fake turnover\ndr. fred bertsche
1948
ireland's yearbooks Dr. Fred Bertsche

Crazy Cardboards

lines on paper, paper turned over lines change orientation, fake turnover

fourth dimensional turning\nidea for s.s. adams money printing machine, performer and spectator write names on both sides of a paper, when put in machine paper turns inside out and back\npaul curry
1952
the phoenix 251 - 300 Paul Curry

Fourth Dimensional Turning

idea for S.S. Adams money printing machine, performer and spectator write names on both sides of a paper, when put in machine paper turns inside out and back

the afghan bands\nmoebius strip used for magic, provides the basic method and a history/bibliography of the moebius strip in magic (afghan bands was named by prof hoffmann)\n various
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Various

The Afghan Bands

Moebius strip used for magic, provides the basic method and a history/bibliography of the Moebius strip in magic (Afghan Bands was named by Prof Hoffmann)

insideout & stretchit\ntopological origami tube for several effects:
- stretchit
- insideout
- the chinese wand
- additional notes
- with a sponge ball
- the square circle
- flexible transpo
for simplified folding method see reference\nrobert e. neale\ninsideout jr.\nrobert e. neale\ninside out\nrobert e. neale\nstripes make you thinner\nrobert e. neale\nstretchit\nrobert e. neale\nflexible transpo\nrobert e. neale\nstretch a bill\nrobert e. neale\nwhat from whom\nkarl fulves
1968
epilogue Robert E. Neale

Insideout & Stretchit

topological origami tube for several effects:
- Stretchit
- Insideout
- The Chinese Wand
- Additional Notes
- With a Sponge Ball
- The Square Circle
- Flexible Transpo
for simplified folding method see reference

thru & thru\nwhite pop-up cardboard die slides through black die and vice versa, see also p. 439 & p. 486 for suggestion by al weyfield\nrobert e. neale
1971
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 Robert E. Neale

Thru & Thru

white pop-up cardboard die slides through black die and vice versa, see also p. 439 & p. 486 for suggestion by Al Weyfield

fold, cut, and fail\npre-folded paper square with sixteen digits in two colors, folded and cut, all digits of one color except chosen one is in one pile
- part one
- part two
- part three
- final notes\nrobert e. neale\nfold, cut and fail\nrobert e. neale
1973
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 Robert E. Neale

Fold, Cut, and Fail

pre-folded paper square with sixteen digits in two colors, folded and cut, all digits of one color except chosen one is in one pile
- Part One
- Part Two
- Part Three
- Final Notes

turnabout\narrows on squares turn so they always end up pointing in the same direction\npaul curry\ndiscus\nl. vosburgh lyons\ncompas-sion\nhans e. trixer
1974
paul curry presents Paul Curry

Turnabout

arrows on squares turn so they always end up pointing in the same direction

hyper card\nposed as problem with illustration\nmartin gardner\nhyper card\nkarl fulves\nkim iles\nmel stover\nhoward lyons
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 Martin Gardner

hyper card\nvarious ideas with the hypercard\nkarl fulves\nkim iles\nmel stover\nhoward lyons\nhyper card\nmartin gardner\nnotes\nkarl fulves\nhypercard\nkarl fulves\nthe fifth dimension\nmel stover\nhoward lyons\nkarl fulves\nthe card\nrobert e. neale
1978
the chronicles Karl Fulves, Kim Iles, Mel Stover, Howard Lyons

notes\nhypercard constructed from double facer with attached back piece
- elastrik
- oddments\nkarl fulves\nhyper card\nkarl fulves\nkim iles\nmel stover\nhoward lyons
1978
the chronicles Karl Fulves

Notes

hypercard constructed from double facer with attached back piece
- Elastrik
- Oddments

hypercard\non the idea of combining hypercard with moebius strip\nkarl fulves\nhyper card\nkarl fulves\nkim iles\nmel stover\nhoward lyons
1979
interlocutor Karl Fulves

Hypercard

on the idea of combining Hypercard with Moebius strip

another link\nold topological puzzle in which three parts must be linked, credit information on no-gaff linking cards\nkarl fulves\nmissing link\nkarl fulves
1979
interlocutor Karl Fulves

Another Link

old topological puzzle in which three parts must be linked, credit information on no-gaff linking cards

windsor/mcathy applause card\napparently three sides on card that is turned over to read different messages\nkarrell fox\ntommy windsor
1979
another book Karrell Fox, Tommy Windsor

Windsor/McAthy Applause Card

apparently three sides on card that is turned over to read different messages

upside down\nchinese compass effect with the words "up" and "down", square plaque, several moves, see also p. 51 for additional ideas and remarks by martin gardner, dan garrett and sid lorraine, more ideas on p. 990 by lee fred\nsteve beam\nbased on bev bergeron's handling of milbourne christopher's "traffic sign"\nups and downs\njohn riggs\ndowner\nsteve beam\nsign of the times\njohn swomley\nthe trapdoor issue #1\nsteve beam\nthe upside down card trick\njoe anderson
1983
the trapdoor - volume one Steve Beam

Upside Down

Chinese compass effect with the words "up" and "down", square plaque, several moves, see also p. 51 for additional ideas and remarks by Martin Gardner, Dan Garrett and Sid Lorraine, more ideas on p. 990 by Lee Fred

Related to

based on Bev Bergeron's handling of Milbourne Christopher's "Traffic Sign"

stripes make you thinner\nno. 66, trick using the inside-out tube\nrobert e. neale\ninsideout & stretchit\nrobert e. neale
1985
self-working paper magic Robert E. Neale

japanese checkers\nno. 1, paper folded and cut into squares, really the squares remain all connected at a corner for form a sort of chain, challenge to get all squares out of a bag with one grip\nshigeo takagi\nkarl fulves
1985
self-working paper magic Shigeo Takagi, Karl Fulves

Japanese Checkers

No. 1, paper folded and cut into squares, really the squares remain all connected at a corner for form a sort of chain, challenge to get all squares out of a bag with one grip

stretchit\nno. 67, trick using the inside-out tube\nrobert e. neale\ninsideout & stretchit\nrobert e. neale
1985
self-working paper magic Robert E. Neale

appealing illusion\npicture in magazine, apparently peel the top layer and see under the picture (car and engine, woman and underwear), removing the torn paper part and everything is normal again\nmichael weber
1991
life savers Michael Weber

Appealing Illusion

picture in magazine, apparently peel the top layer and see under the picture (car and engine, woman and underwear), removing the torn paper part and everything is normal again

a better mousetrap\nthree phases, based on robert e. neale's "the trapdoor card"\nmichael weber\nkarl fulves booklet "the trapdoor card", 1983 and david britland's "parallax" in jim sisti's "the magic menu"
1991
life savers Michael Weber

A Better Mousetrap

three phases, based on Robert E. Neale's "The Trapdoor Card"

Related to

Karl Fulves booklet "The Trapdoor Card", 1983 and David Britland's "Parallax" in Jim Sisti's "The Magic Menu"

paper race\nfour papers sticking out underneath cover, whoever choses the paper that is on top of the other's choice when cover is removed wins\nkarl fulves
1991
swindle & cheat Karl Fulves

Paper Race

four papers sticking out underneath cover, whoever choses the paper that is on top of the other's choice when cover is removed wins

trisecting the paper\nno. 15, tearing a paper into three pieces with one tear, spectator has to close eyes\nkarl fulves\n3 easy pieces\nkarl fulves
1995
easy magic Karl Fulves

Trisecting the Paper

No. 15, tearing a paper into three pieces with one tear, spectator has to close eyes

turnabout\narrows on squares turn so they always end up pointing in the same direction\npaul curry\ncompas-sion\nhans e. trixer
2001
paul curry's worlds beyond Paul Curry

Turnabout

arrows on squares turn so they always end up pointing in the same direction

to the other side of no\nsimilar effect to trapdoor card, but the paper is cut in a circle with a bar through it (standard stop sign), paper is turned inside out despite holding on to it\nrobert e. neale
2008
this is not a book Robert E. Neale

To the Other Side of No

Similar effect to Trapdoor Card, but the paper is cut in a circle with a bar through it (standard STOP sign), paper is turned inside out despite holding on to it

boros the boastful boa\nstory about snakes twisting themselves using a strip of rubber, twists vanish and appear on the strip of rubber\nrobert e. neale
2008
this is not a book Robert E. Neale

Boros the Boastful Boa

Story about snakes twisting themselves using a strip of rubber, twists vanish and appear on the strip of rubber

fold, cut and fail\npre-folded paper square with sixteen digits in two colors, folded and cut, all digits of one color except chosen one is in one pile\nrobert e. neale\nfold, cut, and fail\nrobert e. neale
2008
this is not a book Robert E. Neale

Fold, Cut and Fail

Pre-folded paper square with sixteen digits in two colors, folded and cut, all digits of one color except chosen one is in one pile

the card\npresenting the hyper card\nrobert e. neale\nhyper card\nkarl fulves\nkim iles\nmel stover\nhoward lyons\nmoves\nrobert e. neale\nhyperflexagon\nrobert e. neale\nhoaxcard\nrobert e. neale
2008
this is not a book Robert E. Neale

moves\nnew moves that can be done with the hyper card to make the presentations more fooling and interesting\nrobert e. neale\nthe card\nrobert e. neale
2008
this is not a book Robert E. Neale

Moves

New moves that can be done with the Hyper Card to make the presentations more fooling and interesting

hyperflexagon\nfrom a hyper card to a a flexagon, uses business cards\nrobert e. neale\nthe card\nrobert e. neale
2008
this is not a book Robert E. Neale

Hyperflexagon

From a Hyper Card to a a flexagon, uses business cards

the hole thing\n"unexplained"
envelope with hole, paper card without, condition reverses, also as card revelation, posed as a problem\nkarl fulves
2009
prolix Karl Fulves

The Hole Thing

"Unexplained"
envelope with hole, paper card without, condition reverses, also as card revelation, posed as a problem

trisection\ntrisecting a paper square by folding (three equal parts), bet
- the folding process\nkarl fulves\nback story\nkarl fulves
2009
prolix Karl Fulves

Trisection

trisecting a paper square by folding (three equal parts), bet
- The Folding Process

flexagons - part one\nlonger article, credit information
- flexagon history (early himber)
- terms & conditions (the parameters)
- flexagon described (the double hinge)\nkarl fulves
2009
xtra credit Karl Fulves

Flexagons - Part One

longer article, credit information
- Flexagon History (Early Himber)
- Terms & Conditions (the parameters)
- Flexagon Described (the double hinge)

x-ray card case\naccordion/flexagon fold with card case, two cards underneath paper straps/grid, they transpose\nkarl fulves
2009
xtra credit Karl Fulves

X-Ray Card Case

accordion/flexagon fold with card case, two cards underneath paper straps/grid, they transpose

the magic book\n"cherchez la femme", flexagon construction, one part of the paper hard to locate by folding
- flexing the device\n unknown\nwillane's wizardry (1947)
2010
xtra credit
Unknown

The Magic Book

"Cherchez la Femme", flexagon construction, one part of the paper hard to locate by folding
- Flexing The Device

flex escape\n"unsolved - magic & flexagons" [1]
strip of paper in flexagon behaves in certain way, "i consider this the fundamental unsolved problem connected to flexagons", posed as a problem\nkarl fulves
2010
xtra credit Karl Fulves

Flex Escape

"Unsolved - magic & flexagons" [1]
strip of paper in flexagon behaves in certain way, "I consider this the fundamental unsolved problem connected to flexagons", posed as a problem

pass thru\n"unsolved - magic & flexagons" [3]
passing objects to different sections of a flexagon, posed as a problem\nkarl fulves
2010
xtra credit Karl Fulves

Pass Thru

"Unsolved - magic & flexagons" [3]
passing objects to different sections of a flexagon, posed as a problem

coffee break\nexploiting jastrow/"boomerang" optical illusion with cardboard sleeves of coffee paper cups
- identity theft (two cardboard sleeves with names on them transpose)
- sizeable (cardboard sleeve grows)\ndavid acer\n"caffeine overdose" (david acer, genii, oct. 2005)
2011
more power to you David Acer

Coffee Break

exploiting Jastrow/"boomerang" optical illusion with cardboard sleeves of coffee paper cups
- Identity Theft (two cardboard sleeves with names on them transpose)
- Sizeable (cardboard sleeve grows)

3 easy pieces\n"unexplained"
tearing a paper into three pieces with one tear, posed as a problem\nkarl fulves\ntrisecting the paper\nkarl fulves
2012
prolix Karl Fulves

3 Easy Pieces

"Unexplained"
tearing a paper into three pieces with one tear, posed as a problem

paper caper\n"unexplained"
bet in which spectator cannot guess how many separated pieces there are after a folded paper piece has been torn, posed as a problem\nkarl fulves\nvisualization test\nj. c. coy
2012
prolix Karl Fulves

Paper Caper

"Unexplained"
bet in which spectator cannot guess how many separated pieces there are after a folded paper piece has been torn, posed as a problem

fischerlatein\nfish on cardboard change size with scale, magic trick based on jastrow optical illusion, medal on chain vanishes\nchristian scherer\n sveroni\ntoru suzuki's "sakkaku scale" in richard kaufman's "tenyoism - volume two", p. 843.\nabenteuer auf dem fischmarkt\n punx
2019
fischerlatein Christian Scherer, Sveroni

Fischerlatein

fish on cardboard change size with scale, magic trick based on Jastrow optical Illusion, medal on chain vanishes

Inspired by

Toru Suzuki's "Sakkaku Scale" in Richard Kaufman's "Tenyoism - Volume Two", p. 843.