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Putting a lock on a sliding barn door.
Here is how to install a lock on your sliding barn door.
This lock can be used for locking windows shutters barns sliding and double doors gates garage and shed doors.
Adding a lock to a sliding barn door is a step toward making your barn much more secure.
A conventional lock won t work but we found a sliding door lock that works on barn doors.
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For double barn doors a sliding barn door latch isn t too difficult to find or install.
The doors simply slide together and can be locked together.
The piece we used was a 1 x 10 and we cut it down to about 8 inches but you can vary that based on your handle and lock just make sure the handle fits.
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When the door is closed place the hook into the eye that sounds painful to lock the barn door from the inside.
Returning after a long day repeat the entire process all over again only in reverse.
Consider the type of barn door.
How to mount a barn door.
However the simplest as well as most cost effective method of locking your barn doors is using a hasp lock.
The lock mounts to a door jamb to keep out prying eyes and keep barn doors shut.
I wish we had know about everbilt at the time because their directions are much more comprehensive.
How to add a lock to a barn door handle cut out to begin we grabbed a piece of wood we literally have enough left lying around that it prevents most trips to the store these days.
Can you lock a barn door.
Many people want to be able to lock a bathroom door for privacy.
We met people from everbilt at the haven conference and talked too them about how one of our more popular posts of all time is about how to install one of their rival s sliding barn door hardware because the instructions were so confusing.
There are many kinds of locks that you can install on your door.
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How to build a barn door.
Hop in or on your conveyance of choice drive out of the building get out into the weather slide the doors closed set the jamb latches lock and leave the building and climb back in your vehicle.
Get a hasp lock and fix the hook to the door frame with screws.