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Replacing Door Hardware: Steps 2 & 3

2. Orient the grain of the plugs so that it lines up with the door grain, then glue the plugs in place on each side using yellow woodworker's glue.

3. When the glue dries, plane or sand the plugs flush, then fill any gaps with wood filler and paint the door. Now it's ready for you to install the new locksets.
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