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 antique mortise door lock, by Guilded Salvage.mortise locks

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