Doors and Security - Specifically, how to lock a sliding door

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Amiga, Jan 5, 2010.

  1. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Greetings from a BYC newbie!

    I am preparing for the arrival of several runner ducklings. I am designing their shelter, and have decided (unless I get more pertinent information) to give them a sliding wooden door into their Little Fort Knox pen.

    I want to be able to slide the door as I stand outside their pen. I also want to be able to lock the sliding door from outside the pen.

    Since I don't have pictures at this point (haven't made a really nice drawing yet, either), I am simply looking for some information about how one would lock a door (like a pop door) that slides sideways instead of up and down. It is probably extremely simple, but I have duck house designer's block, or something [​IMG]
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Ah! Yes!!!
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    Thanks so much!
     

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