3 Ways to Open a Lock without the Key

Posted by: Matt Wright on 11/18/2021

When it comes to household hacks on YouTube, the Mr. Gear YouTube channel is one that definitely brings the information, showing us some of the most interesting projects that you would have probably never thought of on your lonesome.

This time, we dive inside of a little bit of creative tooling that shows you how you would go about getting into a padlock that you seem to have lost the key to. With a variety of methods on hand, there is sure to be one that will work in your situation.

Now, we aren’t really sure that these methods will work every time but if you are really stuck in a pickle, you might as well give it a shot to see if it works. From cutting the lock open with a traditional razor blade to fashioning a new key out of solder, some of these creations are really unique. It leads one to wonder how you would even think some of this stuff up.

Check out the methods in the video below that probably have lock manufacturers a little bit on edge. Have you ever tried any of these ideas out on your own? Which of them works best? Do you have any other ideas that might help you to get into a lock that is your own?