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Installing a Chest Lock

Adding a lock to a chest gives a storage project a classic touch, even though the security factor isn't as big of a deal as it used to be. Logan Wittmer shows how to install a half-mortise chest lock using hand tools. It's easier — and more fun — than you might think.