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TechShop Menlo Park Presents: College of Lockpicking

College of Lockpicking

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

Menlo Park, CA

TechShop Menlo Park Presents: College of Lockpicking

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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 would like one, please reserve it below!
Ended $40.00 $3.19
10-piece Custom Lockpick Set Reservation
Pick sets are limited for this event, so if you'd like to pick up a set to use (and keep), or an extra for a friend, reserve it NOW! We can't guarantee unreserved extras will be available at the workshop!
Ended $30.00 $2.64
Graduated Practice Lock Set Reservation
This set comes with 3 locks to practice on, and lets you step up as you increase your skill! Hand-pinned by College of Lockpicking and guaranteed to open with your College of Lockpicking pick set. Due to the high cost of production, these sets are available in very limited quantity, and must be reserved at least 2 days prior to the event.
Ended $50.00 $3.74

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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 Tuesday, November 27th, from 7-9pm at TechShop Menlo Park 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 lockpicker Eric Michaud, 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 will 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 made entirely in the USA, hand-picked by College of Lockpicking faculty 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 $40!

BONUS: TechShop members get $20 off a ticket!  (Contact TechShop to find out how!)

See ya there!

- Eric.

P.S. Visit the College of Lockpicking School Store to pick up custom lockpicking accessories and limited edition goodies as they become available! And don't forget to Like our Facebook page and follow @lockpickcollege on Twitter, to get updates about this and future Lockpicking events across the country and around the world!

Have questions about TechShop Menlo Park Presents: College of Lockpicking? Contact College of Lockpicking

When & Where


TechShop Menlo Park
120 Independence Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)


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