The Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing / Edition 6

The Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing / Edition 6

by Bill Phillips
     
 

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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.

The Sixth

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:
136,719
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.37(d)

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Table of Contents

FOREWORD BY GREG MANGO, EDITOR, THE NATIONAL LOCKSMITH
PREFACE
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

1. A Short History of the Lock

2. Tools of the Trade

3. Types of Locks and Keys

4. Warded Locks

5. Lever Tumbler Locks

6. Disc Tumbler Locks

7. Pin Tumbler Locks

8. High-Security Mechanical Locks

9. Masterkeying

10. Detention Locks and Hardware

11. Buying and Selling Safes

12. Keyed Padlocks

13. Home and Business Services

14. Lock Picking and Impressioning

15. Servicing Automotive Locks

16. Opening Locked Cars

17. Emergency and Forced Entry Procedures

18. Combination Locks

19. Electrical Access and Exit Control Systems

20. Working as a Locksmith

21. Key Duplicating Machines

22. Test Your Knowledge

23. Making Locks by Hand

24. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
Appendix A: Manufacturers
Appendix B: Locksmith Suppliers' Profiles and Addresses
Appendix C: Miscellaneous Important Addresses, Phone Numbers, Web Sites
Appendix D: Locksmithing Schools and Training Programs
Appendix E: Depth and Space Charts
INDEX
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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