This tactic is a forgotten art it was used to in early days as a means to fix a lock, as they were not readily available and somewhat costly. Locks are made of many small parts and mechanisms. When a mechanism breaks our first thought is to call a locksmith. The locksmith in most cases will have a replacement lock and install it from scratch. But what do you do if you have a lock that is old and there is no way of purchasing a reproduction?
A shopkeeper spends the day in the shop usually cutting keys, fixing ignitions on older model automobiles, and if he is really good he may be an organic locksmith.
This is the locksmith you will need to use if you have exhausted all options and need the original lock to work. He can usually do anything and has a masterful eye and hand coordination, which he will utilize to manufacturer a part for the lock.
Organic locksmith service is primarily used for vintage mortise locks, which usually require a skeleton key.
If the Skeleton key is lost and a new key is need a locksmith must use organic locksmith tactics to originate a new one.
To achieve the level of organic locksmith is what a black belt master is at the highest level in the Brooklyn locksmith world. It go’s way beyond the day-to-day tasks of a commercial or residential locksmith. One must be familiar with the inner workings of every type of lock new and old.
There are some locksmiths that claim to be organic but this is not usually the case. They usually take on a job then subcontract the work to a locksmith like myself who specializes in this field. I have trained numerous locksmiths but only a handful can actually function effectively with this type of work. We now offer this as a specialty and to anyone who finds him or herself in this situation, as it can be an uphill battle.
Remember there are many types of locksmith services in Brooklyn, NY. To name a few would be to name them all. Emergency locksmith, 24-hour locksmith, residential locksmith, commercial locksmith but only a few are able to call themselves an organic locksmith.