Archive for September 2014

Mark Ward, Locksmith

In 1964 , 3 years before I was even born, I feel that my destiny of becoming a locksmith was in the making. At that time my father was owner of a painters and decorators shop in the middle of The Fens in a small market town called Wisbech in Cambridgeshire. Just by off chance…

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How to fit a timber door

You may be asked from time to time to replace a door that has been broken, split by forcing or sub-standard for security locks- with a bit of knowledge it is not a huge job. Check the frame is square (ish) and firmly fixed, measure at at least 3 or maybe 4 points width and…

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Smartphone Access is coming are you prepared?

    Smartphones to open doors for world’s biggest locksmith as it eyes deal with mobile provide DIGITAL KEY: The global market for smartphone-controlled residential locks is projected to grow to $3.6bn by 2019 Assa Abloy, the world’s largest lock maker, is negotiating partnerships with mobile-phone companies as new software for Apple and Google devices will allow…

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Is 3D bump key printing a reality?

The 3D-printed key that can unlock anything   Lockpicking just became a whole lot easier. Engineers Jos Weyers and Christian Holler can use 3D printing technology to produce ‘bump’ keys capable of opening millions of locks, without ever having seen the original keys. – See more at: http://www.independent.ie/business/technology/the-3dprinted-key-that-can-unlock-anything-30548849.html#sthash.85ulo1NY.dpuf   Their DIY software Photobump requires only…

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