a tubular lockset installed in an interior door
Photo: Wendell T. Webber
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Tubular vs. Mortise: Tubular

Pros: Easily installed using a spade bit and hole saw; readily available at home centers.

Cons: Trim styles and material options are limited; not as solidly constructed as mortise locks.

Shown: Soho trim in polished chrome; tubular lockset, about $570 from Baldwin
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