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Machine Project presents: College of Lockpicking

College of Lockpicking

Monday, October 3, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

Los Angeles, United States

Machine Project presents: College of Lockpicking

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
College of Lockpicking - BYOP - Workshop only!
Reserve a seat at the workshop - don't forget to bring your lockpicks, they are REQUIRED for the workshop! We can't guarantee extra pick sets will be available at the workshop beyond what are reserved here, so if you need one, please reserve a ticket that comes with a pick set, or reserve an extra pick set below!
Ended $50.00 $3.74
College of Lockpicking Workshop + 10-piece Custom Lockpick Set
Reserve a seat at the workshop *and* a custom College of Lockpicking 10-piece lockpick set. Lockpicks will be delivered at the workshop.
Ended $80.00 $5.39
Extra Pick Set Reservation
Pick sets are limited for this event, so if you'd like to pick up an extra set, reserve it NOW. We can't guarantee unreserved extras will be available at the workshop!
Ended $30.00 $2.64

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Event Details

You can pick your friends.
You can pick your beer.
But can you pick... a Lock?

Join us on Monday, October 3rd from 7-9pm, as we embark on an ancient mechanical adventure to explore the inner workings of a modern lock, first developed by the Mesopotamians and Egyptians over 4000 years ago. Led by lockpickers Eric Michaud and Jamie Schwettmann, this workshop will cover - soup to nuts - everything you need to know about how common locks work... and how to pick them open.

Whether you're a complete novice curious to find out what pin-tumbler really means, a homeowner protecting your family's treasures, or a veteran lockpicker with questions about advanced locks and techniques, this event is for you! With 2 solid hours of history, mechanical diagrams ("lock pr0n"), and hands-on lockpicking instruction... first we'll open your minds, and then we'll open some locks!

To properly learn this ancient art, you'll need the proper tools.  By registering for a ticket with a lockpick set, this guarantees you a seat at the workshop, and reserves - all for you - a brand-new 10-piece custom lockpick set by Southern Specialties, hand-picked by Eric and Jamie to maximize utility for beginners and locksport enthusiasts alike, and offered for only $30.

If you already have some picks you're itching to practice with, you can bring them along, and your workshop cost is only $50!

BONUS:  Machine Project members get $15 off a ticket!  (Visit the Machine Project member mailing list to get the discount code)


See ya there!

- Eric.

P.S.  Don't forget to Like our Facebook page (
http://www.facebook.com/CollegeOfLockpicking ) and follow @lockpickcollege on Twitter, to get updates about this and future Lockpicking events across the country and around the world!

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When & Where


Machine Project
1200-D North Alvarado St
Los Angeles, 90026

Monday, October 3, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)


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