Monthly Archives: November 2014

Rimlatches With Locking Handles

It’s time to warn folks again about the perils of a rim latch locks where there is a keyway in the handle as well as there being a keyway on the ouside, in the barrel (or cylinder). It’s quite reasonable

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Locksmith Or Carpenter

I know one or two locksmiths who began their careers as carpenters (and I am sure they are great at both carpentry and locksmithing). That’s not how I got into locksmithing, however. And while I can mortise in a deadlock

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It’s Nice Out Here Anyway

Believe it or not, we like to take the right tools to the job. And the bag of lock picks weighs a lot – to this old codger at least – so I don’t take it out unless it’s needed.

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