The £100k Corkscrew


Mr Higgs, who describes his work as ‘being similar to Heath Robinson drawings’, spent four years building the prototype which has been branded a ‘fabulous talking point’.

He said he was inspired by items in his grandfather’s workshop as a child and had spent most of his life creating wacky inventions.

‘The majority of the corkscrew machine is stuff that I found in places like scrap yards, car boot sales and antique fairs,’ he said.

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