Pocket door privacy lock ...door knob ? ?

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Old 01-01-09, 07:38 AM
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Pocket door privacy lock ...door knob ? ?

Installed a pocket door in our bathroom downstairs...The door was already bored out for a door knob with an baclset of 2 3/4 inches..
Is there a place to purchase privacy door knobs that match our other doors so we can lock the door? ?
 
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Pocket door blanks don't have holes bored in them. You got the wrong blank. the door won't open with a knob protruding from the flat surface. Pocket door locks are cut into the edge, and lay flat to the side surface.
 
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There are pocket door privacy latches available. You can Google for them. Here's a link: Pocket/Sliding Door Hardware Category - The Hardware Hut
 
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There's a disconnect here somewhere.As said pocket doors don't use a regular lockset.I wonder if this is a terminology issue and it is something other than a traditional pocket door.If not I have to wonder why a regular door with a lockset bore hole was sold as a pocket door.Also often pocket doors are more narrow than a regular door.

Can you post a pic?
 
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