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How To : Hack a lock with a soda can shim

Don't know the combination to your lock securing all of your important gym socks? Maybe you just want to impress all of your friends by hacking a combo lock? Whatever the reason, this instructional hacking video will show you how to open a lock with a soda can shim the easy wa ...more

News : Hack a padlock with a soda can shim

Yes. It works. But only if it's your lock. Otherwise it definitely does not work. In fact if you try this on that nerdy kid's locker and you'll definitely land in detention. Hack a lock with a soda can shim.

How To : Open a padlock with a soda can shim

Watch this video and learn to hack a padlock with a soda can. Make a lockpick for a padlock using just a soda can. A few cuts and folds and you'll be a full fledged thief or prankster. You can pull a pratical joke on any of your friends with the soda can hack after watching th ...more

How To : Pick / shim open a padlock with a soda can

There are a lot of different kinds of locks, and you need different easily accessible household material to pick different kinds. This video focuses on teaching you to pick a padlock, familiar to any who have ever had a locker, with a soda can, something you probably have too ...more

How To : Pick a combination lock using a soda can

In this tutorial, we learn how to pick a combination lock using a soda can. To begin, have your lock next to you and an empty soda can and scissors. When your lock won't open, cut the soda can in the middle so you have a small square. After this, cut off strips, then measure t ...more

How To : Hack a combination lock with scissors & a soda can

This is episode 3 of the series. You will learn how to hack a basic combination lock. Using some basic household items such as a can of soda, scissors and the lock. He demonstrates and takes you through 7 steps, such as cutting the top of the can off, cutting a rectangle size ...more

News : Crack a Master Lock Mathematically, Without a Shim

Apparently it is possible to reduce 64,000 possible Master Lock padlock combinations down to just 100. The entire process is clearly illustrated in the below how-to from Mark Edward Campos. For an enlarged version, click here. Looking for something a little more interactive? W ...more

How To : Make the best padlock shim out of an aluminum can

The padlocks that secure most of America's high-school lockers are one of the easiest types of locks to open in the world for thieves and other miscreants. The easiest, cheapest way to do so is using a shim. These can be bought online, but why both when you can make one yourse ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (02/08 - 02/14)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

How To : Open a master lock with a beer can

In this how-to video you will learn to open a master lock with a soda/beer can or an empty gift card. This can prove to be helpful, so you can prank your friends, or just steal something. Not to endorse stealing, this instructional video is for informational purposes only.

How To : Make beer can padlock shims with a professional

The beer can shim is an oft-discussed online topic, and has cast the entire padlock industry into doubt. If you still don't know how a simple aluminum can can be used to open any padlock quickly and easily, watch this video. It features an expert locksmith explaining in copiou ...more

How To : Hack an American Lock combination

You've seen plenty of videos about hacking Master Lock combinations. But what about those American Locks? They always seem to be forgotten, since Master Lock is the biggest combination lock producer out there. To get the American Lock combination hack, you needn't pull up on ...more

HowTo : Conquer a Chain Lock (You Will Need: 1 Rubberband)

Chain locks are hardly highly secure to begin with, but a fun MacGyver-style trick nonetheless. Add it to the lock picking vault. Crack a Master Lock - Mathematically, No Shim. Open a Locked Door With a Credit Card. Wooden Combination Lock Demonstrates Inner Workings. DIY Digi ...more

News : Download MIT's Ultimate Lock Picking Bible (FREE)

Via WonderHowTo World, Zine Fiends: "Looking for a good source of information on how to pick a lock? Someone has anonymously posted the classic text from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) on how to pick any lock in the online Zine Library. (Sort of constitutes as a ...more

News : DIY Digital Combination Clock

Ever wondered how a digital combination lock works? Instructables member Nino123 is kind enough to demonstrate the inner workings, with a step-by-step HowTo on building your own. "You can connect it to anything from 1v to 400v (or maybe more that depends on the RELAY), DC or ...more

HowTo : Build a Vibrating Lock Pick With a Toothbrush

Unbeknownst to the general public, picking a lock can be a very easy process once you get the hang of it (yes, surprising AND frightening). A vibrating lock pick set takes the general ease of picking even further by speeding up the process. Now, with the help of Invent Geek, y ...more

How To : Make a raw Italian cream soda

Luci Lock demonstrates a healthy and delicious twist on a classic drink. This raw Italian cream soda is made from scratch and is perfect for mixed or protein types.

How To : Escape from handcuffs

It's a trick that never fails to amaze. You're placed in handcuffs, but with a flick of the wrist, you're free! Kick off your career as a daring escape artist with these simple tips. You Will Need *A pair of handcuffs *A handcuff key *A bobby pin or paper clip *An assistant ...more

News : Wooden Combination Lock Demonstrates Inner Workings

Lockpickers, school yourself. The incredibly prolific, woodworking whiz Matthias Wandel demonstrates the inner workings of a combination lock with his wooden mechanical model. "In terms of neat mechanical things to build out of wood, I figured a single dial sequential combin ...more

How To : Unlock Any Master Lock Combination Padlock

Let's say you forgot the code to your Master Lock combination padlock. What can you do besides buy another one? Well, there's a surprising abundance of ways to open a combination lock other than with just the combination, some of which will even let you reset the code. Of cour ...more

How to Make Coca-Cola : The Secret Formula Revealed

The battle between Pepsi and Coke has been a grueling one, with both sides securing their secret formulas for great tasting, addicting sodas behind lock and key. But even big time companies screw up every now and then, and one of the most guarded trade secrets in the beverage ...more

How To : Replace and install an exterior door with Lowe's

To replace a door, refer to Lowe's do-it-yourself for a step by step guide. Replacement is not very difficult. To replace just the door, tools and material required are: a new door, hammer, screw driver, tape measure, pencil, combination square, saw horses, clamps, chisel, a d ...more

How To : Hang a door properly

Hanging a door evenly isn't easy, and if you screw it up, you'll probably have to start over with a brand new door. Master this skill, however, and save a bundle in installation fees. You Will Need * A circular saw * A sanding block * Varnish * A combination square or ruler ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (02/15 - 02/21)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

How To : Have an allergy-free home

If you or anyone in your family suffers from allergies, there are some simple ways to make your home more hospitable. Step 1: Lower the pollen count Use high-efficiency particulate air, or HEPA, filters to capture airborne particles such as pollen. Use one filter in your bedr ...more

Safe-Cracking Made Stupid Easy : Just Use a Magnet

SentrySafe puts all sorts of measures in place to protect your valuables and important documents. This particular SentrySafe has an electronic lock, four 1-inch bolts to keep the door firmly in place, pry-resistant hinges, and it's able to withstand drops of up to 15 feet. Tha ...more

How To : Hack Your Brain to Stop Motion Sickness

Many people deal with motion sickness on a daily basis, and if you're reading this, chances are you're one of them. Kinetosis can make your stomach roll, your entire body sweat, and make you feel fatigued and dizzy at even the slightest movement, whether it's related to carsic ...more

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