The Academy of Loacksmithing
106-2220 Midland Ave.
Scarborough, On, M1P 3E6

Interchangeable Core

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Price: $595

Interchangeable Core
This class explains the principles and provides information on most interchangeable core cylinders such as Best, Falcon, Arrow, Sargent, Corbin / Russwin, Schlage and Medeco. Charts, technical data, tools, pin stack, decoding and pinning will be presented. Students will have the opportunity of a hands-on experience of the pinning procedures of "IC Core" cylinders.


1/8, 5/32, 7/32, 5/16, 3/8, 9/16 High speed Metal Drill Bit

1/4 X 20 Tapered Tap, Tap Handle, Tap Drill # 7

Electric drill

Extension cord

Tape measure


Allan or Hex Key set

Scratch Awl or Centre Punch

Screwdrivers: flat slot, #2 & #3 Philips, #2 Robertson


Tri-square or Set-square *Safety glasses as well as safety boots or shoes are mandatory

Optional: Level, Battery Operated Drill, Screwdriver with appropriate 3 length bits