Thumbscrews

Thumbscrews

Simple and very efficient, the crushing of the knuckles, phalanges and nails is among the oldest tortures. The output, in terms of agony and time, is very satisfactory, especially where complex and expensive devices are missing, because quickly leads to a confession in most cases.

Chastity Belt
Heretic’s Fork
Guillotine
Hatchet for cutting of hands and feets
Hanging cages
Branks
Knee splitter
A chain scourges
Iron Maiden
Interrogation chair
Head crusher
Thumbscrews
Spiked punishment collar
Skull splitter
The oral, rectal and vaginal pear