Refers to mechanisms for securing doors that open by sliding sideways along a track rather than outward with hinges. These locks are usually designed to have a hook-shaped bolt to engage the strike.

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Go Historic ID
11603

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  1. 1.   Overview of Sliding-door Locks  ← you are here

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Title
Sliding-door Locks
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021