|About the Book|
Like a cat, mechanical devices and moving objects always fascinated Lance the Locksmith. Much to his father’s alarm, his young son could open locks with a bobby pin, a nail or if necessary a hammer. Since then, Lance has refined his skills andMoreLike a cat, mechanical devices and moving objects always fascinated Lance the Locksmith. Much to his father’s alarm, his young son could open locks with a bobby pin, a nail or if necessary a hammer. Since then, Lance has refined his skills and saves those earlier skills for the really tough jobs.Lance was raised in a strict Military family. His fathers career in the Canadian Army had the family constantly moving from Coast to Coast, finally settling in Chilliwack BC. After graduating from Sardis Senior Secondary, Lance became an auto mechanic for the local Honda Dealership.In 1977, Lance joined the Army himself and became a Weapons Technician. Now, Lance could once again play with exciting objects but this time it was Tanks, Howitzers and Machine guns.His military training provides him an extensive mechanical background which also gave him the skills necessary to be creative and adventurous in building or designing new products.Lance enjoyed working with locks and meeting new people so after an early retirement, he opened his own business as a Locksmith and never looked back.In this book, Lance presents numerous ideas that he hopes will inspire new ways of thinking about your personal safety and security. He suggests that after reading “Security on a Shoestring” you stand back and take a look at your surroundings through educated eyes. Use both creative and critical thinking about your security, see if you are as safe as you were five years ago.