How To: Properly make a replacement key for a lock

Properly make a replacement key for a lock

Ever wanted to learn how to make a rekey a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... key making. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to properly make a replacement key for a lock.

In order to rekey a padlock, you'll need to take it apart and get to the core. Now you'll insert the blank key inside and mark the dead center of the hole onto the blank key. Next you'll need a vise to secure the blank and a file to stroke out the grooves. It's a lengthy process, but it will get you a replacement key.

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