Did you lose your key or forget the combination to you lock? This tutorial is here to help you with tips on how to pick just about any combination or padlock without breaking them. All you need is a few household items and a bit of patience and you will be on your way! You Wil ...more
Pick Dor Lock
Grab a thin tension wrench and a thicker tension wrench, combine them with your favorite pick, and you'll be ready to unlock that 700 series American Lock that you, or someone you know has lost the key to. Remember that lockpicking should only be used for legal activities.
My kids found an old Spoke-Hedz three digit lock, and wanted my help to crack it open. One of the first things I noticed was that it doesn't function like a normal code lock, where one half of the lock will open, or the lock itself separates. In this lock, the locking bail ext ...more
These lock picking tutorials cover some basics of single pin lock picking as well as the tools of a lock picking set. Watch the whole sequence of lock picking how-to videos. Part 1 of 4 - How to Pick a variety of locks with a lock picking tool set. Part 2 of 4 - How to Pick a ...more
Mechanical locks have been around since ancient Egypt, with the oldest known artifact found in the ruins of Nineveh, an ancient city in Assyria, Mesopotamia, which is just across the Tigris River from what is now Mosul, Iraq. It was a forerunner to our modern day pin tumbler l ...more
Ever wanted to learn how to pick a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... lock picking. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to pick single-pin locks. Hacking a single pin lock is easier than most locks. ...more
Ever wanted to learn how to pick a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... lock picking. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to make tension wrenches for lock picking. For lockpicking, there's tension wr ...more
Ever wanted to learn how to pick a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... lock picking. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to make a tension wrench for lock picking. For lockpicking, there's tension wr ...more
Ever wanted to learn how to pick a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... lock picking. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to avoid a false set when lock picking. A false set, or fake set, is when the ...more
How to pick a lock! Lock picking is is a useful trade that should only be used when you lock yourself out. Do not use this lockpicking video to break into other peoples' homes or property. Watch this video and learn how to pick a lock next time you are in a jam. This is a loc ...more
Check out this video to see how to pick a deadbolt lock with a tension wrench and lockpick. Now, in order to pick a deadbolt, you'll be using the "lifter picking" method to do so. Just make sure you have a lockpicing set and a tension wrench and you're set. These are the lock ...more
Opening doors with keys is boring and for the lockpicking illiterate. Inject some mischief into your life by watching this video on how to open a lock and break into a house using everyday objects you have lying around. The turning mechanism of bump keys, which fit most doork ...more
Back in the olden days, if a lock was, well, locked, you couldn't get in the door. At least, the average individual couldn't get in the door. But inventive and scheming folk (read: ye hackers of olde) devised crafty ways to pick lock keys and sometimes even created skeleton ke ...more
This lock can certainly be picked, but what if you don't know how, or you don't have anything on hand that can serve as a good lock pick? That's what this video is here for! It will show you how you can drill out the stump of a mortice lock, allowing you to get past the lock e ...more
Man, it's laundry day and once again you have NO quarters. Well, check out this video and you'll never need quarters again. This how-to shows how to pick the lock on a coin operated laundry machine and then rig it up so you'll never need to pay again. Sweeeet.
Without Tools, Crack a Combination lock! Meant to break into your own lock in case you forgot the combination. Learn how to reduce possible combinations from 64,000 to 100. This lock cracking trick will help you next time you need to pick a combination lock.
Many have tried to prove (or disprove) that tennis ball lock picking really works, but it still seems up for debate. Mythbusters have supposedly debunked this technique (watch the video). Someone over at the Auto Blog also has tested this car lock method with failed results (w ...more
Some locks are easier to drill through than to try and pick, especially if you need to get through them in a hurry! You will need one large power drill and an assortment of drill bits to be able to use this method. First, drill a 1/8 inch pilot hole just above the keyhole. The ...more
When picking a padlock, the only part you need to worry about is the part where the key goes into the lock. The locking mechanism has pins attached to springs. The key pins are on the bottom and the driver pins are on the top. The key turns when the pins of different heights a ...more
If you find yourself in a tricky situation, such as your hands being bound together by handcuffs, you might be wondering how to get out of them. Well, with merely a bobby pin, you can pick your way out of most handcuffs using the technique shown in this video. Your bobby pin w ...more
Do you ever lose your house keys? Well here is one extreme way of dealing with the problem, create your own lock pick! To create your own lock pick, you will need your own dremel, an electric grinder, and some hack saws. Follow along with this instructional how-to video to lea ...more
Lock picking is defined by locksmiths as "the art of opening a lock without the key". There's many ways to accomplish this, but I'm specifically interested in using a lock pick set. Since locks vary in shapes and size, it's better to stick with just one kind of lock at first. ...more
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 zine, right? Pamphlet maybe?) The tex ...more
This is a straight forward demonstration of how to pick a lock with a 2 in 1 pick. Locksmiths use this tool. This is demonstrated on an old school lock, not a schlage.
Check out this con tutorial video that demonstrates how to make a plug spinner. The purpose of a plug spinner in lock picking is to reverse the lock picking process should you lock pick in the wrong direction. Learn how to make and use a plug spinner and start picking locks li ...more
This video shows you how to make 2 types of tension wrenches 2 types of picks and a demonstration on how to pick a lock. All materials used, are materials one can found around his/her house.
Professionally and academically speaking, I am a computer scientist, but I also enjoy lock picking as a hobby, so I thought I would share what knowledge I have with this. Before we start doing anything, first we need to understand the fundamentals of how locks work and then ac ...more
Ever wanted to learn how to pick a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... lock picking. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to make micro picks for lock picking. To make these micro, credit card-sized l ...more
Ever wanted to learn how to pick a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... lock picking. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to use tension wrenches when lock picking. There's all kinds of tensions wrenc ...more
Ever wanted to learn how to pick a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... lock picking. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to bypass security wafers when lock picking. Security wafers on locks prevent ...more
Do you know how to pick a lock? If you do, you know that sometimes a little lubricant can do the trick. This video tutorial will show you how to make homemade graphite powder for lock picking. Graphite powder is the preferred lock lubricant of professional locksmiths, so you ...more
See how to pick a Master Lock #5 and #3 with a tension wrench and picking tool.
Getting started lock picking? This how-to video gives a simple overview of how to begin picking locks. You will need a tension wrench, a c-rake, and a pick. Watch this video conning tutorial and learn how to pick locks.
We may not all be Macgyver, but we can certainly channel our inner detective by bolstering our lock picking skills. And some of the hardest locks to crack open are combination locks, which have several disks are require advanced lockpicking skills. This con tutorial will guid ...more
Check out this conning tutorial video that shows you how to make lock picks from hacksaw blades. Follow the simple instructions outlined in this video and learn how to make your own pick locks from hacksaw blades. Soon you can start picking locks like a pro.
How to bypass/pick a #175 Master lock using a lock pick set.
Here is tutorial lock picking video on how to open a lock without key. The lock opened in this video is a Master lock nr 130, The tools used to pick this lock are a tension wrench and a finger.
If anybody knows how to pick a lock, it's Schuyler Towne. Towne is a competitive lockpicker, professional security researcher, founder of Non-Destructive Entry Magazine, and the genius behind Open Locksport. He's also a frequent presenter at DEFCON, talking in the past about ...more
Lost a key or combination to the lock? Learn how to pick open a lock using a padlock shim.
Have a lock on your bike or shed but you have lost the key? Watch this hacking how-to video and learn the art of picking a lock using a common kitchen utensil. Yes all you need to crack open a lock is a fork for your kitchen drawer. Follow along and see how easy it is to pick ...more
If you can't join the club, beat the club. Here's how to pick the club lock on a car with a jiggler set of lockpicks.
Tinkernut demonstrates how to crack a wifi connection, as well as how to better secure your own personal connection. Also included in the video gallery is Tinkernut's previous tutorial on the same subject. LifeHacker posted a great detailed text guide to accompany the second ...more
You know those tubes that siphon money in banks? It's called the pneumatic tube system, and thanks to some clever con artists, it's now a rather large flaw in the banking system. A gang of robbers called "the vacuum burglars" sucked rolls of cash totaling £60,000 from a super ...more
Aside from food, oxygen, sunlight and water, there are other necessities that humans arguably need today to survive—clothing, love and shelter among them. Almost everyone wears clothes, needs somebody (or something) to love and a place to call home. And what's the one thing th ...more
Here is the final part in Null Byte's series on mastering the skills in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. We have already covered the slick and brutal methods to raise our Spellcasting and Combative skills. Skyrim's intelligent new leveling system has trumped the former methods of ...more
I'm going to show you how to pick a 5 pin padlock with a normal paperclip in this lock picking tutorial. Use a homemade tension wrench and homemade pick using a paperclip. First, take your tension wrench and put it in the bottom of the lock. You will need to keep pressure on i ...more
Cute Girl Hairstyles shows you how to create a French braid hairstyle for your hairstyle. Firstly, divide the long hair into two parts with a zig-zag parting on the top of the head. Keep one half of the hair in a ponytail to keep it out of the way. Wet the hair down, and take ...more
In this guitar tutorial, learn this great tip on how to make your own strap lock system for musical instruments. No modifications are required to the original buttons or button holes. They can be easily removed and replaced if necessary. They are sometimes called "lock-picks." ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to several different freestyle soccer tricks. The first trick is the foot stall. Pick up the ball and take it backwards. Lock it in between your leg and foot, as you balance on the other foot. The second trick is the head stall. Place ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to pick a padlock with a single paperclip. First, check your lock to make sure it isn't broken, busted, or damaged. After this, take your paperclip and bend it out. Next, use pliers to bend the paper clip into a loop shape. Once you've done this, ...more
Get ready for car throwing in this Shadow Arena Challenge in the Drowned Pass on the Xbox 360 game Darksiders. You need to enter the Shadow Realm and defeat four portals to free Vulgrim. For World of Pain, you must kill 15 enemies using environmental weapon attacks within the ...more
Over the past few months I've written up several helpful How-To guides to help you with various FarmVille related issues. It's about time I put them all in one place so they are easy to find, learn from and share! It has been a pleasure writing for you all and I do hope I have ...more
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
This video conning tutorial from someone who has seen too many episodes of MacGyver shows how to break into a Masterlock with the help of a handy Swiss Army knife. Watch this video demonstration and learn how to pick a padlock with a Swiss Army knife. You may not be MacGyver, ...more
An important part of softball involves proper backhand catching. In this sports how-to video Farmington (MN) HS head softball coach Heather Ballstadt demonstrates a backhand fielding drill. Follow along and learn how simple it is to do. The fielder needs to do one crossover st ...more
A spare key is one of those things that never seems like a huge deal until you need it. If you've ever lost your keys, had them stolen, or locked yourself out of your house or car, you know how difficult and embarrassing it can be trying to get your door open. So, how would y ...more
Hacking Elevators : How to Bypass Access Control Systems to Visit Locked Floors & Restricted Levels in Any Building
Many operators use elevators to control access to particular floors, whether it be the penthouse at a hotel or a server room in an office building. However, the law requires them all to have a fire service mode, which gives emergency access to restricted floors, and a hacker c ...more
Locked out? Quit climbing through the windows or calling your ex to let you in. Get serious. Howcast says, do it yourself. This lock pick trick is elementary. I do it on my office door daily. It's a quick shimmy and flick of the wrist. Almost easier than finding my keys. Just ...more
One of the first things you'll notice about iOS 11 is how the Notification Center now has the same interface as your lock screen. It's pretty confusing at first, and it's pissed off tons of users, but it's really not that bad once you learn all of its features. There really i ...more
The iOS 7 lock screen was made to be just that, a lock screen, so it's pretty limited in terms of functionality. We're able to add wallpapers and easily access the Control Center or Notification Center (unless we disable that access through our settings), but other than that, ...more