Want to service or install your home and car security systems? Or pass the professional locksmithing exam - and develop a profitable sideline? From cutting keys by hand to repairing pin tumbler locks, this book gives you an introduction to the business of locksmithing.
"Locksmithing" made simple. Want to service or install your home and car security systems? Or pass the professional locksmithing exam - and develop a profitable sideline? From cutting keys by hand to repairing pin tumbler locks, this learn-as-you-go book gives you a complete introduction to the business of locksmithing. Packed with easy-to-follow instructions, illustrations, charts, and checklists, "Locksmithing" helps you take advantage of employment options (Including owning your own shop)...keep up with new technologies...and get professional results, even if you're new to the field.Get professional locksmithing results from the start. Familiarize yourself with nearly every type of locking device used today in residential, automotive, commercial, and electronic security devices. Get all the details on how to quickly pick open locks, make impression keys, and install and service electric strikes, electromagnetic locks, and emergency exit door devices. Stay on top of fast-breaking physical and electronic security developments - in closed circuit television systems, access control systems, and systems integration. Turn to the book's handy appendices for listings of trade journals, suppliers, trade associations, related information on the Internet, and more!
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Bill Phillips (Erie, PA) is a licensed locksmith and author of several books on security, including McGraw-Hill's Lockmithing.
Table of Contents
The Business of Locksmithing. Basic Types of Locks and Keys. Key Blanks and Key Blank Directories. Warded, Lever Tumbler, Disc Tumbler, and Side Bar Wafer Locks. Pin Tumbler Locks. Losksmithing Tools. Key-In-Knob, Deadbolt, and Cylinder Key Mortise Locks. High-Security Cylinders. Pushbutton Combination Locks. Lock Picking, Impressioning, and Forced Entry. Masterkeying. Nonlocking Door Hardware. Emergency Exit Door Devices. Electricity for Locksmiths. Electromagnetic Locks. Electric Strikes. Key Duplicating Machines. Key Coding Machines. Automotive Lock Servicing. Closed Circuit Television Systems. Access Control, Alarms, and System Integration. Working as a Locksmith. Test Your Knowledge. Frequently Asked Questions. Appendices: A: Security Training Programs. B: Security Trade and Professional Journals. C: Lockset Function Charts. D: Comparative Key Blank List. E: Depth and Space Charts. F: ANSI/BHMA Finish Numbers. G: Locksmith Suppliers Profiles/Addresses. H: Security Organizations. I: Other Locksmithing-Related Sites.
Locksmithing by Bill Phillips
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