Master Locksmithing: An Expert's Guide to Master Keying, Intruder Alarms, Access Control Systems, High-Security Locks... / Edition 1

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Boost Your Career Potential with Today's Most Complete Guide to Advanced Locksmithing Skills, Techniques, and Systems!

Turn to Master Locksmithing for clear, nontechnical guidance on the full range of advanced locksmithing skills, techniques, and systems.

Written by the renowned locksmithing author Bill Phillips, this career-building resource provides hard-to-find material on such important topics as masterkeying, intruder alarms, access-control systems, cutting-edge automobile locks, high-security locks, and safe drilling. Packed with at-a-glance information and 120 detailed illustrations, Master Locksmithing features:

  • Expert accounts of all the skills required to become a master locksmith
  • A sample Registered Professional Locksmith Test
  • Listings of locksmithing suppliers, distributors, and monitoring stations
  • Depth and space charts

Get Everything You Need to Become a Master Locksmith

• Review of Lock Basics • Nonlocking Door Hardware • Rekeying Locks • Reading Wafer Locks • Lock Impressioning • Basics of Lock Picking • Picking High-Security Locks • Automotive Locks and Keys • Safe Basics • Safe Drilling • Masterkeying • Electricity Basics for Locksmiths • Tools for Working with Electricity • Electric Strikes • Electromagnetic Locks • Emergency Exit Devices • Closed-Circuit Television Systems • Intruder Alarms • Access Control Basics • Door Closers • Securing an Office • Door Lock Installation • Automobile Locks • Getting Licensed as a Locksmith • Hiring Locksmiths • Making Your Locksmithing Business More Profitable

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071487511
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/27/2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 400,236
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Bill Phillips is the president of the International

Association of Home Safety and Security Professionals and is

a security consultant and freelance writer.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Basic Types of Locks and Keys: A Refresher
Chapter 2: Picking Pin Tumbler Locks
Chapter 3: Bumping Keys
Chapter 4: Impressioning Locks
Chapter 5: High-Security Locks
Chapter 6: Rekeying Kwikset Locks
Chapter 7: Nonlocking Door Hardware
Chapter 8: Electricity and Electronics Basics
Chapter 9: Emergency Exit Devices
Chapter 10: Electric Strikes
Chapter 11: Intruder Alarms
Chapter 12: Electromagnetic Locks
Chapter 13: Closed-Circuit Television Systems
Chapter 14: Access Control Systems
Chapter 15: Automobile Locks
Chapter 16: Masterkeying
Chapter 17: Safe Basics: Buying and Selling
Chapter 18: Drilling and Manipulating Safes
Chapter 19: Working as a Locksmith
Chapter 20: The Safe and Secure Home
Chapter 21: Security Consulting
Appendix A: BHMA Finish Codes
Appendix B: Standard CylindersAppendix C: Locksmithing Supply Houses/Distributors
Appendix D: Electronic Schematics
Appendix E: Central Monitoring Stations
Appendix F: Registered Professional Locksmith Test
Appendix G: International Association of Home Safety and Security Professionals, Inc. Membership Application

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