Surface Locks are quick and easy to install, no mortising is need, locks mount directly to cabinet door interior. Offered in a variety of backset sizes to fit many cabinet and furniture doors. These surface locks were a favorite on 19th and early 20th century furniture and cabinets.
Surface Mount Locks
Our surface locks are reversable. This means they work both right and left hand doors. Only use on doors. They cannot be used on drawers, desks lids or boxes.
Surface locks are easy to install. Locks are simply attached to inside of door frame at desired location, mortising is necessary.
A strike is not necessary and is rarely used, as it can impede the bolt, from smoothly extending behind face frame or door stile.
Please note: these locks are visible when looking into a glass curio or china closet door. If preferred a half mortise or full mortise lock will provide a less visible alternative.