This book is the authoritative guide on picking tools. Even if you already know how to pick some locks, this book covers tips & techniques that you can use.
This book has been the definitive guide for learning the art of lock picking. The Third Edition updates all of the illustrations with new, high quality computer graphics. Over 100 new pages have been added covering pin tumblers, warded locks, combination padlocks and lever locks.
This acclaimed guide reveals the secrets of the trade and makes learning the art of picking fun and easy. You do not have to waste time guessing how it is done, reading some amateur's theories, or trying to learn from the movies (they always get it wrong). Now you can get accurate information that the professionals use to give you the edge. What really sets this book apart is the vast assortment of illustrations that make everything easy to understand. The visual approach makes it easy to see how locks really work. Each type is completely dissected, exposing every moving part. Step-by-step instructions are given for picking each type of lock. You will be lead through the entire process, from introducing the necessary tools, to explaining several techniques that will lead you to that satisfying clock as your lock springs open!
This book is the authoritative guide on picking tools. Even if you already know how to pick some locks, this book covers tips & techniques that you can use. Even excerises to help you hone your skills. From simple locks, to high security pins, almost all modern lock types are covered; making it the perfect locksmith's companion.