3d printed lock pick

Learn How a Modern Door Lock Works with this 3D Printable Pin Tumbler Lock Model

Learn How a Modern Door Lock Works with this 3D Printable Pin Tumbler Lock Model

The modern tumbler lock is one of the most common mechanical devices in the world, but very few people know how they really work. The design was first patented in 1848 but is derived from concepts dating back as far as 4000 BC in ancient Egypt and it remains the most common method of securing […]

The modern tumbler lock is one of the most common mechanical devices in the world, but very few people know how they really work. The design was first patented in 1848 but is derived from concepts dating back as far as 4000 BC in ancient Egypt and it remains the most...
DIY Lock Cracker: 3D Print Your Own Device to Open Any Master Lock

DIY Lock Cracker: 3D Print Your Own Device to Open Any Master Lock

While we aren’t advocating breaking and entering for any nefarious agendas, the reality is that being able to crack your own lock sure does help when you’ve padlocked up some valuable items–whether it’s a storage shed full of valuable tools or even your old bike on the corner–and walked away for a while, doing as […]

While we aren’t advocating breaking and entering for any nefarious agendas, the reality is that being able to crack your own lock sure does help when you’ve padlocked up some valuable items–whether it’s a storage shed full of valuable tools or even your old bike...
Lock Sport Enthusiast Designs and 3D Prints Lock Picking Tools

Lock Sport Enthusiast Designs and 3D Prints Lock Picking Tools

Lock picking is certainly a handy skill when you or someone you know is standing — mouth agape with surprise and dismay — at the door, with no key, and a load of groceries in the car. It’s a surprising talent I’ve seen come in handy a couple of times on my own behalf when I […]

Lock picking is certainly a handy skill when you or someone you know is standing — mouth agape with surprise and dismay — at the door, with no key, and a load of groceries in the car. It’s a surprising talent I’ve seen come in handy a couple of times on my own...

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