Rob Higgs’ crazy Corkscrew contraption

Craft & Design

The Corkscrew is an ingenious mechanical sculpture comprising almost 300 found objects which have been cast in bronze and assembled to create a priceless object trouves. The Corkscrew is not only an amazing sculpture, which dramatically emerges from its fabulous cabinet, but is quite simply a work of pure, mechanical genius which removes the cork from a bottle of wine and then pours the wine under its own power.

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4 thoughts on “Rob Higgs’ crazy Corkscrew contraption

  1. Anonymous says:

    it is a thing of beauty :)

  2. JennaSys says:

    Wow, I am humbled. This is the kind of thing than can either inspire you to get off your butt and go create something yourself, or to just give up and go watch cartoons on TV.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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