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Locksmithing, Second Edition
     

Locksmithing, Second Edition

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by Bill Phillips
 

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An Updated Guide to Locksmithing

Filled with easy-to-follow instructions, illustrations, charts, and checklists, this updated locksmithing resource covers locking mechanisms used in today's residential, automotive, commercial, and electronic security devices. Whether you want to install a home security system or start a successful locksmithing business, you'll

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An Updated Guide to Locksmithing

Filled with easy-to-follow instructions, illustrations, charts, and checklists, this updated locksmithing resource covers locking mechanisms used in today's residential, automotive, commercial, and electronic security devices. Whether you want to install a home security system or start a successful locksmithing business, you'll find what you need in this book. Details about licensing and certifications and a sample Registered Professional Locksmith exam are included.

Locksmithing, Second Edition covers:

  • Warded, lever tumbler, disc tumbler, side bar wafer, and pin tumbler locks
  • Locksmithing tools
  • Key-in-knob, deadbolt, and cylinder key mortise locks
  • High-security cylinders
  • Pushbutton combination locks
  • Lock picking, impressioning, and forced entry
  • Masterkeying
  • Safe basics and drilling open safes
  • Bumping keys
  • Key coding machines
  • Closed circuit television systems
  • Access control, alarms, and system integration

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071625272
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
01/04/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
430
Sales rank:
825,594
File size:
15 MB
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Meet the Author

Bill Phillips is president of the International Association of Home Safety and Security Professionals, and author of numerous security-related books, including McGraw-Hill’s The Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing, Sixth Edition and Locksmith and Security Professionals' Exam Study Guide. His articles have appeared in Consumers Digest, Crime Beat, Home Mechanix, Keynotes (trade journal of the Associated Locksmiths of America), Locksmith Ledger International, The Los Angeles Times, Safe & Vault Technology, Security Dealer, Special Reports, and other periodicals. Phillips has worked throughout the U.S. as a locksmith, safe technician, and alarm systems installer. He is currently a security consultant and freelance writer.

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Locksmithing, Second Edition 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Aking0667 More than 1 year ago
Very good starter text for those wishing to know more about Locksmithing and for those who are students of the trade. The author is very to the point and offers exercises along with tips of the trade. The career information this book provides is invaluable.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago