How To Open Canned Goods With Just A Spoon

source: YouTube/DaveHax

We rarely think to be prepared for a random emergency until it’s already happened. That’s why I’ve taken it upon myself to learn all sorts of miscellaneous “survivalist” hacks that can be helpful in a number of emergency situations. While the hack I’m about to share with you can simply be used during a camping trip, you never know when else it could come in handy.

source: WKTV Journal

YouTuber DaveHax discovered a relatively simple way to open a can of food without a can opener – just a spoon. Say you’re camping, have a ton of canned goods to eat for the weekend, and realize you’re without a can opener. No need to panic if you know this hack! While we may not like to consider the other emergency situations in which a hack like this could come in handy, it’s certainly useful to know.

Essentially all you have to do is use the edge of a spoon to create dents in the weakest part of the can’s surface. Make your way around the can’s perimeter, and you’ll be able to cut through the metal to reach the contents inside. DaveHax recommends wearing some sort of protective gloves before trying this hack – we all know how sharp metal cans of this kind can be! Check out the video below to watch this hack in action.

Now that you know this simple yet useful hack, you can confidently add it to your list of other great survivalist tips. The more you know, the better prepared you will be!