Locksmithing, Second Edition by Bill Phillips

Locksmithing, Second Edition

byBill Phillips

Paperback | January 4, 2010

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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

About 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 Consumer...
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Title:Locksmithing, Second EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:430 pages, 9.2 × 7.3 × 0.9 inPublished:January 4, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071622756

ISBN - 13:9780071622752

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Business of Locksmithing; Chapter 2. Basic Types of Locks and Keys; Chapter 3. Key Blanks and Key Blank Directories; Chapter 4. Warded, Lever Tumbler, Disc Tumbler, and Side Bar Wafer Locks; Chapter 5. Pin Tumbler Locks; Chapter 6. Locksmithing Tools; Chapter 7. Key-in-Knob, Deadbolt, and Cylinder Key Mortise Locks; Chapter 8. High-Security Cylinders;Chapter 9. Pushbutton Combination Locks; Chapter 10. Lock Picking, Impressioning, and Forced Entry; Chapter 11. Masterkeying; Chapter 12. Safe Basics; Chapter 13. Drilling Open Safes; Chapter 14. Bumping Keys; Chapter 15. Key Coding Machines; Chapter 16. Automotive Lock Servicing; Chapter 17. Closed Circuit Television Systems; Chapter 18. Access Control, Alarms, and System Integration; Chapter 19. Working as a Locksmith; Chapter 20. Test Your Knowledge; Locksmithing FAQs; Appendix A: Lockset Function Charts; Appendix B: Comparative Key Blank List;Appendix C: Depth and Space Charts;Appendix D: ANSI/BHMA Finish Numbers; Glossary;Index