Tutorials

Intro to Locksport

Intro to Locksport

The term “locksport” has been adopted as a means of distinguishing between hobby/sport lockpicking (i.e. locksport) and what locksmiths do. 

Lock picking is a lot of fun, challenging, and very satisfying.  There is a certain edge to it that makes it very cool as well, and it's a great life skill. Read on to get started! 

Locksport - is it a thing?

Locksport - is it a thing?

I never knew what I was missing out on!  Lock sport is a thing... and it's fun!

Read on to see a few resources I found interesting upon dipping my toes into these uncharted waters.

Cool Sharpening Videos

Cool Sharpening Videos

Videos are a great way to learn new things. Almost everything can be found on YouTube now!

We've found a couple videos that might be helpful to watch for those just starting out with their whetstone.

Creating Your Cheese Board

Creating Your Cheese Board

Create a fun cheese board! It's as easy as following your senses.

Let us help.

How to Use a Sharpening Stone

How to Use a Sharpening Stone

Using a knife sharpening whetstone is as easy as 1, 2, 3: Soak the waterstone, Sharpen the knife or tool, Check for sharpness.

The beauty of learning to sharpen is that you can sharpen any knife or tool - the same principals apply to all your tools around the house like scissors, clippers, axes, even drill bits. Read on for more details and tips on how to get started.