Create a Lock Picking Tools From Scratch




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Hello friends! today I'm going to teach them how to make tools to open any padlock or drum lock with only a Wiper/Washer!

  • For this project we will only need: Wiper/Washer
  • Some tools like a grinder or bench grinder
  • files
  • blade of Jigsaw (optional)
  • pliers

Let's begin!

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Step 1: Removing the Wiper/washer Blade Insert

The first thing to do is to disassemble the wiper/washer, for that we
must remove the rubber weatherstrip, and then remove the two metal blade insert.

Step 2: Prepare the Blade´s

Now we take one of the rods and proceed to mark and cut, we need to make two cuts, one of 4 inches and another of 3.5 inches.

Step 3: The Torsion Wrench

Now take the 3.5 inches and bend the tip to 0.3 inches (1 cm) and then
apply a twist to the middle of the tensioner to give it more rigidity. We already have our tensor ready! we only have to make our picks

Step 4: The Picks!

To make the picks we occupy the blade of 4
inches (10 cm), with a round file we roughly chopped close to the tip and once made said muezca, with a flat file we match the surface about 1.5 inches (4 cm) as we can appreciate in the pictures... Instead of wiper blade, we can use the blade of a jigsaw tool. And ready! now we can open any kind of padlocks or drum locks!

Step 5: Final & Templates

Here I leave this template so you can take as an example when making
your picks! In the video you can also see how a ganzua works with a blade of jigsaw tool. I hope it has been useful, see you in the next instructable!

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    Tip 6 months ago

    What is also very good as a material for the picks are flat clamping bands made of metal. They are often used for packaging goods on pallets. They have the ideal width and if you make some shrink tubing around the handle, they are in no way inferior to cheap ones.