An Updated Guide to LocksmithingFilled 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 locksLocksmithing toolsKey-in-knob, deadbolt, and cylinder key mortise locksHigh-security cylindersPushbutton combination locksLock picking, impressioning, and forced entryMasterkeyingSafe basics and drilling open safesBumping keysKey coding machinesClosed circuit television systemsAccess control, alarms, and system integration
Bill Phillips (Erie, PA) is a licensed locksmith and author of several books on security, including McGraw-Hill's Lockmithing.