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How to make locks on swinging garage doors


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Cars have always attracted the attention of criminal personalities. This causes car owners to take high precautions.

To protect your transport from theft, you can install locks on the garage doors, the designs and variants of which there are a huge number.

You will need

  • - wooden bars-
  • - Channel channels-
  • - nails, bolts-
  • - Drill with a drill for metal-
  • - welding machine.



Regarding the direction of locking and the placeThe locks for the swing gates can be horizontal, vertical and optional. Depending on the design, they are divided into mortise, overhead sliding, overhead folding, rotary, screw and many others. The most common design is a lock-turntable, which requires a minimum of materials and tools. To get constipation of the "turntable" type is not possible today, as it is not produced. But you can easily make it yourself.


To make constipation like a "turntable", you need a wooden bar 5-10 cm thick and 1.5 m long. To keep the beams there will be channels, which must remain immovable.


Attach the crossbar to the center byThrough bolt in such a way that the bolt itself can be moved by light rotary movements along the bars having a wedge shape. In the process of closing the gate, the doors must rest against the door unit. The channel can be attached using a metal drill or welding machine.


Fix one channel slightly higher, and the other - just below. The bar, which should rotate counter-clockwise, screw in the middle at the edge of the door, which opens inward.


Attach the support rail to the right gate leaf withThe outside. It will have to protrude by 20-30 mm. If the doors are lined with metal siding, the rail will act as an abutment. Lock-turntable does not require the presence of additional bolts. On the outside of the details of such a lock is missing, and therefore it will not be possible to open it.


Another type of bolt, which is used forThe garage gate of the swing type, is a lock of the "barrier" type. To make it, to fix a bar for the edge on the second third. It is necessary to count from the middle of the leaf. A larger size channel is attached at the very edge of one wing, and the smaller one on the second third of the other, so that the bar rises in the same way as the barrier.

How to make locks on swinging garage doors Was last modified: May 23rd, 2017 By Wownaaxk
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