At first glance, this may look like a real artifact from the Victorian-era, but it’s actually a steampunk corkscrew machine by Rob Higgs, using only 300-pieces of scrap metal. Besides looking cool, this machine can pour you a glass of wine to boot. Click here for more pictures. Continue reading to see it in-action.
The contraption, which weighs half a ton and is 5ft 6in tall, uncorks wine bottles by using a hand-operated crank to start the process. The bizarre machine then uses two cannon balls, a clock spring and a steam engine governor to pour the drink into a glass.
[via The Sun]