THE MOST COMPLETE LOCKSMITHING GUIDE YOU CAN FIND
Whether you want to learn locksmithing -- or want to choose locks that are virtually impossible to defeat, "The Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing" is perfect. For years the top reference in the field, this book suits everyone from beginners who want to master techniques step by illustrated step, to pros that need an up-to-date, all-inclusive shop manual. This insider's guide to every facet of the world of mechanical security.
EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT LOCKS AND THE BUSINESS OF LOCKS A short history of the Lock * Types of Locks and Keys * Warded Locks * Lever Tumbler Locks * Disc Tumbler Locks * Pin Tumbler Locks * High-Security Mechanical Locks * Lock picking * Key Imprisoning * Master keying * Detention Locks and Hardware * Buying and Selling Safes * Keyed Padlocks * Home and Business Services * Auxiliary Door Locks * Office Locks * Automobile Locks * Emergency Entry * Combination Locks * Electricity for Locksmiths * Electrical Access and Exit Control Systems * Key Duplicating Machines * Test Your Knowledge * Making Locks by Hand * Conducting a Home Security Survey * Getting Hired as a Locksmith * Starting and Running a Locksmithing Business * Answers to Frequently Asked Questions * Appendices: Lock and Safe Manufacturers; Locksmith Suppliers' Profiles and Addresses; Miscellaneous Important Addresses/Phone Numbers; Plug Follower and Holder Diameters for Popular Locks