28 Photos - Jul 24, 2011
Photo: My three lockpick casesPhoto: My current set for practicing lockpickingPhoto: I'm testing out my new $10 lockpick case from https://www.etsy.com/transaction/154072178 - This is a crochet hook case in real life, but it holds lockpicks very nicely.Photo: The start of a Lockpick Practice StationPhoto: Close-up view of the lockpick practice station.Photo: Details of the brass hardwarePhoto: Peterson I-Core tension wrenchesPhoto: Peterson Flat Five tension wrenchesPhoto: Small magnifier w/lightPhoto: Magnifier with light turned onPhoto: Peterson plug spinner - used when you pick a lock with tension in one direction, but you have to open it in the other direction.Photo: Unhandled picks. The top three are titanium.Photo: Three sets of Bogata picks. From the bottom up, standard King/Queen, and DeForest.
The handle is used as a tension wrench. These are very popular, and I like them a lot.Photo: Peterson Pry Bar and Flat Five tension wrenches. These are nice because they are flat in your wallet. The edges are serrated.Photo: More tension wrenches. Three are Peterson (with the serrated edges).Photo: The top two are Peterson picks. The bottom five are hand made.Photo: My first attempt at homemade lockpicks using Schuyler Towne's profiles. Handles are redheart and ribbon maplePhoto: Photo: Dual prong tension wrenches, with one feather-touch wrench (red handle)Photo: Picks with metal handlesPhoto: Padlock shimsPhoto: The Peterson U-Bent-It set. This is used to make your own tension wrenches.Photo: The toool credit-card sized emergency lockpick setPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: The lockpick cases (closed)Photo: The Peterson GS50 lockpick set.