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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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Screwed, or Not

When sorting out a door I usually have a quick look at the carpentry as well as the locks. On today’s misbehaving door, unbelievably, only three of the twelve screws that should have been holding its hinges to the frame

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Today was the first lockout I’ve attended for ages. It’s been nothing but fitting and ¬†changing locks for over a week. Is it the recession? Are people being more careful,¬† both with keys and with money? Locksmith folklore has it

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