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Thumblatch locks explained

Here’s a video explaining the thumblatch lock: components identified, how to remove parts without damaging fine threads and brass pieces, and a few tips for re-installing. Apologies for the howling dog in the background. Link to YouTube video about thumblatch locks

Guilded Salvage’s How-To’s

Door Hardware – mortise locks We often show our customers how to reverse their mortise lock “swing” or strike direction, which we usually do right at our front counter. Here’s a link to our demonstration video, using four interior locks as examples: Norwalk, Y&T, BH Co, and Sargent Easy-Spring. Reversing the strike bar on an […]

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