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Building Skills

Building Skills

How To Install an Exterior Doorknob in a New Door

comments (0) October 17th, 2012 in Blogs
patrick_mccombe Patrick McCombe, Associate editor

For use with multi-clip BUILDING SKILLS BLOG posts only

Video Length: 10:02
Produced by: Patrick McCombe and Rob Wotzak


You may be nervous about drilling the proper holes for that new lockset or door handle, but it's not as difficult as it looks


Associate editor Patrick McCombe demonstrates the entire process including:

  • How to use a template (included with all new lock sets) to lay out the holes you need to drill
  • How to drill clean, straight holes so your hardware will fit well and function properly
  • How to locate and cut the mortise for the strike plate
  • How to assemble and install the doorknob

posted in: Blogs, doors, hardware