Mortise Lockset Door Edge Prep

Reeb does not stock mortise lock hardware however we are able to prep a door for a mortise pocket. A standard mortise pocket is 1” wide by 6-1/2” high by 4-1/8” deep. This size will work for most Emtek and Baldwin mortise locks.

If any other sizes are necessary, a template must be provided to properly cut the pocket for the lock. Some mortise locks are more involved and should be considered a field installation. Reeb will also not prep the strike jamb.

An additional note: Fiber-Classic, Smooth-Star, Profiles, and Traditions doors will not prep well for a 1-1/8” mortise lock. Due to the bullnose, the edge protrudes and gives an unpleasing look. The edge prep shouldn’t exceed 1” on these doors.

A 1-1/8″ prep on a Smooth-Star door

Updated on May 15, 2021

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