Open a Bottle with a Butter Knife

June 17, 2008 at 1:29 pm Leave a comment


You can open a beer, root beer, wine, or other glass bottle with a butter knife. All you have to do is hit it with a butter knife just under the lip of the bottle. The glass will shear cleanly, without sharp edges if you do it right. You can shear the neck of an empty glass bottle too (which is what Ry is doing here), but it works a lot better if you remove the label first (not necessary for a sealed bottle).

That’s also my first-ever YouTube video. I either need to figure out a way to mute my cellphone or camera or else strip the audio track (couldn’t find a converter for 3g2 to avi format). Suggestions are welcome.

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