How to Install a Door Knob in a New Exterior Door
It only takes a few tools and a little patience and concentration to tackle this common project.
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.
Senior 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