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There are different types of boxes; boxes, chests, coffers, trunks and strongboxes.  For this I am just going to refer to them all as boxes.
 
There are also different types of traps; bones, poison, crystal, gas cloud, etc....  All are disarmed with the same command.
 
To pick boxes first thing you need to do is EXAMINE it.  This will tell you what type of trap, lock and difficulty it has.
 
Next you'll want to DISARM your (BOX).  Beware, if you set off a trap inside city limits you could get arrested for disturbing the peace.  If a guard finds you, you could be put in jail and have to pay a fine or do a service to make up for it.
 
Now, remember what type of lock was on the box, get out the type of lockpick for that type of box (make sure it's the right gauge, too).  You can use the table below to pick the right type and gauge of lockpick.
Now PICK (BOX) WITH MY LOCKPICK.  If you're lockpick is in a case you can PICK (BOX) WITH MY PICK.  I'll describe lockpick cases and the verbs for them below.
 

Egkopi Lockpicks:
Gauge of lockpick
Type of lock
An ultralight egkopi lockpick
A set of brass pins are set along a series of notches in the keyway.  This looks like a fragile egkopi style lock.
A light egkopi lockpick
A set of brass pins are set along a series of notches in the keyway.  This looks like a delicate egkopi style lock.
A medium egkopi lockpick
A set of brass pins are set along a series of notches in the keyway.  This looks like a durable egkopi style lock.
A heavy egkopi lockpick
A set of brass pins are set along a series of notches in the keyway.  This looks like a sturdy egkopi style lock.
An ultra-heavy egkopi lockpick
A set of brass pins are set along a series of notches in the keyway.  This looks like a strong egkopi style lock.

Diskos Lockpicks:
Gauge of lockpick
Type of lock
An ultralight diskos lockpick
Three thin bronze discs of varying sizes are attached to a post in the center of the lock.  This looks like a fragile diskos style lock.
A light diskos lockpick
Three thin bronze discs of varying sizes are attached to a post in the center of the lock.  This looks like a delicate diskos style lock.
A medium diskos lockpick
Three thin bronze discs of varying sizes are attached to a post in the center of the lock.  This looks like a durable diskos style lock.
A heavy diskos lockpick
Three thin bronze discs of varying sizes are attached to a post in the center of the lock.  This looks like a sturdy diskos style lock.
An ultra-heavy diskos lockpick
Three thin bronze discs of varying sizes are attached to a post in the center of the lock.  This looks like a strong diskos style lock.

Trochos Lockpicks:
Gauge of lockpick
Type of lock
An ultralight trochos lockpick
An odd arrangement of wooden gear wheels fills the inside of the lock.  This looks like a fragile trochos style lock.
A light trochos lockpick
An odd arrangement of wooden gear wheels fills the inside of the lock.  This looks like a delicate trochos style lock.
A medium trochos lockpick
An odd arrangement of wooden gear wheels fills the inside of the lock.  This looks like a durable trochos style lock.
A heavy trochos lockpick
An odd arrangement of wooden gear wheels fills the inside of the lock.  This looks like a sturdy trochos style lock.
An ultra-heavy trochos lockpick
An odd arrangement of wooden gear wheels fills the inside of the lock.  This looks like a strong trochos style lock.

Mochlos Lockpicks:
Gauge of lockpick
Type of lock
An ultralight mochlos lockpick
Inside the lock, a series of levers of are set to various heights.  This looks like a fragile  mochlos style lock.
A light mochlos lockpick
Inside the lock, a series of levers of are set to various heights.  This looks like a delicate mochlos style lock.
A medium mochlos lockpick
Inside the lock, a series of levers of are set to various heights.  This looks like a durable mochlos style lock.
A heavy mochlos lockpick
Inside the lock, a series of levers of are set to various heights.  This looks like a sturdy mochlos style lock.
An ultra-heavy mochlos lockpick
Inside the lock, a series of levers of are set to various heights.  This looks like a strong mochlos style lock.

Syrtis Lockpicks:
Gauge of lockpick
Type of lock
An ultralight syrtis lockpick
Inside the lock there are several protruding wards of varying position and length.  This looks like a fragile syrtis style lock.
A light syrtis lockpick
Inside the lock there are several protruding wards of varying position and length.  This looks like a delicate syrtis style lock.
A medium syrtis lockpick
Inside the lock there are several protruding wards of varying position and length.  This looks like a durable syrtis style lock.
A heavy syrtis lockpick
Inside the lock there are several protruding wards of varying position and length.  This looks like a sturdy syrtis style lock.
An ultra-heavy syrtis lockpick
Inside the lock there are several protruding wards of varying position and length.  This looks like a strong syrtis style lock.

Box Traps

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Type of Trap
What you see when you EXAMINE the box

DISARM failure message

DISARM success message

Gas
As you look closely, inside the lock you can see the end of small nozzle coated with a translucent yellow substance.

?

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Bolt
As you look closely, inside the lock you can see a tip of a small crossbow bolt.

?

Very carefully you extract the bolt from the hole and toss it to the side effectively disarming the trap.

Poison
As you look closely, you notice a small hole next to the lock which looks to be a trap of some kind.

?

Using a small twig as a probe, you slip it through the opening to bend a thin sharp sliver of metal backward, effectively disarming the trap.

?
As you look closely, inside the lock you can see a tiny glass vial filled with sparkling powder.

?

Using a small twig as a probe, you slip it through the opening to lever the tiny striking hammer to the side, effectively disarming the trap.

Bone
Looking in through the key hole, you see a strange, cold blue glowing rectangle.  Set in a strange pattern around the rectangle are several pieces of arm bones.

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You move the bones away from the odd rectangle safely breaking the pattern.  The rectangle flares for a moment and then turns glossy black.

Crystal
Looking in through the key hole, you see a fragment of dark crystal set in between two silver rods blocking the lock.

?

You pull the dark fragment from its precarious place between the two silver rods.  You secretly stuff the fragment inside your (container).

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As you look closely, inside the lock you can see a tiny glass vial filled with oily fluid.  Beside the wick, there is a flint striker.

?

Very carefully you extract the wick from the vial and toss it to the side effectively disarming the trap.

Lockpick cases:
 
You can buy lockpick cases for each of the types of lockpicks.  There are special verbs with the cases and you don't have to take the lockpicks out of the cases to use them to pick boxes.
 
 
I will list the special verbs as soon as I can.

How to make lockpicks:
 
The first thing you will need to do is to find the shop where the lockpick making tools are sold.  I will not put that information here because it is a secret shop.  I'm sure you if you ask someone who knows they MIGHT tell you were it is.
 
Supplies:
 
A template (They come in all the varieties that lockpicks come in)
A lockpick blank (difficulty levels vary; bronze is easiest, then silver, iron, steel and platinum, which is very difficult)
A knife
A thin file
A sandstone grinding stone (or you can use the stone in the shop)
A bottle of dye (optional)
 
Steps:
 
1. Put template on blank
2. Carve blank with knife
3. Grind lockpick
4. Use file on lockpick
5. Pour dye on lockpick (optional)
 
Thank you, thank you, thank you!  To Tennetty for doing the research and letting me know the steps for lockpick making!
 

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When you disarm a crystal trap sometimes you slip a crystal fragment into one of your open containers.  When you JOIN five of these fragments together you get a glowing dark crystal.  You can either sell these crystals at the gem shop or you can rub them to get the effects in the table below.
 

Color
Effect
A pale blue inner fire
Nullifies all magic in the room and prevents casting for a time.
A red inner fire glows within the crystal streaked with orange-colored streaks.
Raises piety.
A red inner fire glows within the crystal streaked with blue-colored streaks.
Raises intelligence.
A red inner fire glows within the crystal streaked with yellow-colored streaks.
Raises luck.
A red inner fire glows within the crystal streaked with red-colored streaks.
Raises strength.
A red inner fire glows within the crystal streaked with green-colored streaks.
Raises coordination.
A red inner fire glows within the crystal streaked with purple-colored streaks.
Raises appearance.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by maroon-colored sparkles.
Raises woodlore.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by brown-colored sparkles.
Raises melee.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by lavender-colored sparkles.
Raises battlecraft.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by orange-colored sparkles.
Raises gadgeteering.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by russet-colored sparkles.
Raises alchemical catalyst.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by golden-colored sparkles.
Raises ranged.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by green-colored sparkles.
Raises climbing.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by azure-colored sparkles.
Raises dodging.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by amber-colored sparkles.
Raises spiritual magic.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by turquoise-colored sparkles.
Raises alteration magic.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by white-colored sparkles.
Raises adrenals.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by plum-colored sparkles.
Raises locksmithing.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by emerald-colored sparkles.
Raises arms maintenance.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by scarlet-colored sparkles.
Raises traps.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by puce-colored sparkles.
Raises music or scholarship?
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by mauve-colored sparkles.
Raises swimming.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by tan-colored sparkles.
Raises scholarship.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by yellow-colored sparkles.
Raises music.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by sapphire-colored sparkles.
Raises mental magic.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by ruby-colored sparkles.
Raises orphic arcana.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by silvery-colored sparkles.
Raises alchemic conjuration.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by purple-colored sparkles.
Raises acrobatics.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by red-colored sparkles.
Raises unarmed.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by cinnamon-colored sparkles.
Raises health.
A violet inner fire glows within the crystal surrounded by blue-colored sparkles.
Raises alchemical alteration.

Thanks to Ashmael who created the list of glowing crystal colors and effects and to Molecule who brought the list to my attention.  Also, thanks to Kirafern for some info on it.