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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

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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 185.42 x 228.6 x 22.86mm | 725.74g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • New York, NYUnited States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • ill
  • 0071622756
  • 9780071622752
  • 441,445

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About Bill Phillips

Bill Phillips is president of the International Association of Home Safety andSecurity Professionals, and author of numerous security-related books, includingMcGraw-Hill's The Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing, Sixth Edition and Locksmith and Security Professionals' Exam Study Guide. His articles have appeared in Consumers Digest, Crime Beat, Home Mechanix, Keynotes (trade journal of the Associated Locksmiths of America), Locksmith Ledger International, The Los Angeles Times, Safe & Vault Technology, Security Dealer, Special Reports, and other periodicals. Phillips has worked throughout the U.S. as a locksmith, safe technician, and alarm systems installer. He is currently a security consultant and freelance writer.

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