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Photos, except where noted: Timothy Sams; opening page (bottom, left): Erika Marks

Notch the back edge of the door. The notch is shallow and angled so that it will depress the button as the door closes.

Shape the button on the drill press. Use a block with a pre-drilled hole in it to gauge the right size of the button.

Drill the stepped hole. Mark the bit with tape to indicate the correct depth.

Drill the button hole. Use some scrap stock to prevent tearout.

Button Catch

Simple, unobtrusive, and easy to make

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