When it comes to duplicating keys, everyone knows all it takes are a couple bucks and a trip to any hardware store, but it turns out you can actually PRINT a new one at home.

Watch as DaveHax gives us step-by-step instructions on how to copy them without ever having to deal with a locksmith. Just grab your key, your computer and printer, some scissors, and an empty tin can.

If you’re one to leave your keys in random spots, this makes a pretty compelling case as to why you should never do that again…

On second thought, I don’t understand why we even have metal keys anymore. We have passwords and even fingerprint scanners for our phones! We’re supposed to be living in the future, people.

So What Do You Think?