posted on Jul, 24 2013 @ 01:30 PM
Most home interior door locks have no tumblers, and can be "picked" by simply using a pair of scissors or a steak knife, inserted as a key and
turned. (which is why I replaced any interior door locks to rooms I'd actually want to lock, with exterior door locks that would require a key).
I've learned a lot of neat little tricks around the ranch for things, but am hard-pressed to put them to paper. Will have to think about it.
Cheap animal fencing: Get cattle panels (they are about $1 a foot, typically 18' long panels, 4' high, so $18) and put them up with 4" diameter
posts (7' high (they say 8', but never are), so you put about 3' in the ground). Each post is around $4. Never have found a cheaper option. They
are a 4 inch by 4 inch grid (though smaller on the bottom). We fenced in a large dog area way cheaper than any other way. Gates are gates though, and
can't skimp much on them.