The Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing / Edition 6

The Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing / Edition 6

by Bill Phillips
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071448292

ISBN-13: 9780071448291

Pub. Date: 08/28/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Whether you want to learn lockpicking or locksmithing, or choose locks that are virtually impossible to defeat, this classic will meet your needs. The top reference in the field since 1976, this book is perfect for everyone from beginners who want to master techniques step by illustrated step, to pros who need an up-to-date, comprehensive shop manual.

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Overview

Whether you want to learn lockpicking or locksmithing, or choose locks that are virtually impossible to defeat, this classic will meet your needs. The top reference in the field since 1976, this book is perfect for everyone from beginners who want to master techniques step by illustrated step, to pros who need an up-to-date, comprehensive shop manual.

The Sixth Edition features:
•Complete, illustrated coverage from a master locksmith.
•Techniques and tips for lockpicking and fixing.
•Safe opening and servicing techniques.
•Coverage of electronic and high-security mechanical locks.
•Auto lock opening and servicing how-tos.
•An all-new Registered Locksmith test.
•How to conduct a home security survey
•How to start and run a locksmithing business, or get hired as a locksmith.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071448291
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Series:
Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing Ser.
Edition description:
Net
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
120,207
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.37(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1A Short History of the Lock1
Ch. 2Tools of the Trade13
Ch. 3Types of Locks and Keys35
Ch. 4Warded Locks57
Ch. 5Lever Tumbler Locks69
Ch. 6Disc Tumbler Locks87
Ch. 7Pin Tumbler Locks103
Ch. 8High-Security Mechanical Locks127
Ch. 9Masterkeying151
Ch. 10Detention Locks and Hardware177
Ch. 11Buying and Selling Safes185
Ch. 12Keyed Padlocks193
Ch. 13Home and Business Services215
Ch. 14Auxiliary Door Locks295
Ch. 15Office Locks307
Ch. 16Automobile Locks313
Ch. 17Decoding, Picking, and Emergency Entry333
Ch. 18Combination Locks355
Ch. 19Electrical Access and Exit Control Systems395
Ch. 20The Business of Locksmithing455
Ch. 21Key Duplicating Machines471
Ch. 22Test Your Knowledge485
Ch. 23Making Locks by Hand495
Ch. 24Answers to Frequently Asked Questions509
App. ALock and Safe Manufacturers515
App. BLocksmith Suppliers' Profiles Addresses527
App. CMiscellaneous Important Addresses/Phone Numbers531
App. DPlug Follower and Holder Diameters for Popular Locks533
Glossary535
Index543

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