The Complete Book of Locks & Locksmithing

The Complete Book of Locks & Locksmithing

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Blackwell North Amer
Because of its wealth of information, ease of use, and comprehensive coverage, The Complete Book of Locks & Locksmithing has earned a reputation as the standard reference in its field. Significantly expanded and updated to reflect advances in the industry, this edition covers developments in vehicle security systems, hardwired electromechanical locks for the home or office, and more.
No matter what information you need to know or your level of skill - from layperson or student to professional - this practical reference addresses every type of lock and system available today, using exploded and cutaway views and photographs to reinforce step-by-step repair and installation instructions.
Inside, you'll find the latest information on all types of locks and keys, including electromagnetic, padlock, warded, lever, disc tumbler, schlage wafer-tumbler, pin-tumbler cylinder, double-bitted, and combination; vending machine locks; high-security locks and hardware; master keying; lock picking and emergency entry tools and procedures; manufacturers and aftermarket automotive systems; key impressioning; electrical access and exit control systems: selling, installing, and servicing safes; basic electricity for locksmiths; and how to start and run a locksmithing business.

Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c1995.
Edition: 4th ed.
ISBN: 9780070498662
Branch Call Number: 683.3 PHI
Characteristics: xii, 483 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


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