This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
I'm doing UB not B&S but I'm sure locking is locking. Synchronizing all methods may be the simplest but may NOT be the most effective. For me anyway, I use "critical section" and "read/write lock" design patterns for my Data class.