Steve Santini has the largest collection of torture devices in the world and keeps them at his home in Ontario, Canada. When we talking about torture devices we mean antique guillotines, whips, thumbscrews and finger presses. Mr Santini hopes to gain the Guinness World Record for most antique torture instruments owned by one person
He tried the finger press out on himself and it didn’t go too well.‘When I began to tighten the finger press, it felt uncomfortable but after a while the digit just felt sort of numb,’ he said.‘This should have been a warning sign to stop but instead I tightened the device further and did some rather agonising damage to myself. And yes, that was my finger cracking.
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