Installing the Baldwin Ashton Two-Point Lockset

We install the Baldwin Ashton two-point handleset, part of the Baldwin Images Collection of locksets, onto a residential door.


A beautiful and well constructed handleset installed into a solid wood door greatly improves the appearance of the entry. If the handleset is quality construction, your customers will feel it each and every time they walk up to the entry door and operate the lock. Selling a customer on a high...


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Step 12. Place the interior subassembly onto the door and secure using to three mounting screws. Test the operation of the handleset to be certain the lock operates smoothly.

Step 13. Slide the wave washer onto the spindle.

Step 14. Slide the escutcheon onto the interior subassembly. Secure using the thimble. The thimble screws onto the threaded sleeve over the interior spindle. Make sure the escutcheon is plumb to the dead bolt.

Step 15. Secure the escutcheon onto the interior subassembly using the #6-32 x 7/16” mounting screws.

Step 16. Slide the lever onto the spindle and secure using the setscrew. Test the operation of the handleset.

Step 17. Thread the screw cover onto the screw base.

The Baldwin Two-Point Locking System can be ordered in a variety of configurations including 17 finishes. These locks can be ordered with knobs as well as levers in different designs to accommodate existing interior hardware. Contact your local locksmith wholesaler or Baldwin for specifics.

When discussing Ashton two point lock with Baldwin factory, I was told that this model is not available through the large home centers. The two-point locks are only available from door companies and locksmith wholesalers. This provides a marketing opportunity for locksmiths as your potential customers can only compare prices from a door company, not a home center.

For more information, contact your local locksmith wholesaler or Baldwin Hardware Corporation, 841 East Wyomissing Blvd, Reading, PA 19611. Telephone: 800-566-1986. Web Site: www.baldwinhardware.com.

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