How to Cut a Mortise for a Deadbolt Lock
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How to Install a Deadbolt Lock

Trace and cut a mortise on the doorjamb for the strike plate.

Use the strike plate as a template and then trace and cut a mortise on the doorjamb with a sharp chisel.

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