Watch: How to Lock a Door With a Fork


Watch: How to Lock a Door With a Fork

This is pretty cool. With a couple of small modifications, you can use a simple dining fork to create a gadget that will “lock” a door that swings into your room.

It won’t do much to keep out bad guys; the Youtuber who posted this readily admits that it “is made to be a privacy lock.” And for that, it should work pretty well, especially since you can get a fork pretty cheaply (he bought his at a flea market for 25 cents).

I’m not gonna steal his thunder by explaining it all here; that’s why he made the video! Enjoy.

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Editor & Contributing Writer Russ Chastain is a lifelong hunter and shooter who has spent his life learning about hunting, shooting, guns, ammunition, gunsmithing, reloading, and bullet casting. He started toting his own gun in the woods at age nine and he's pursued deer with rifles since 1982, so his hunting knowledge has been growing for more than three and a half decades. His desire and ability to share this knowledge with others has also grown, and Russ has been professionally writing and editing original hunting & shooting content since 1998. Russ Chastain has a passion for sharing accurate, honest, interesting hunting & shooting knowledge and stories with people of all skill levels.

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