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The History of Locks

So. We’re gonna start here, because it makes the most sense to start at the beginning. Note to the reader: This topic is huge. Massive even. I’m going to do this in parts, or no one would see me for about a month.  While we should note that the earliest example of a lock and […]

Sidewinder

Cutting house keys isn’t complicated. Really, for the most part it’s all about knowing your blanks. Once you’re comfortable with identifying what you’re trying to cut, the rest is just keeping your key cutter aligned.   This is where I normally go into my rant about automatic cutting machines, but really those machines drive so […]