5 different ways to make a DIY lock for a door.Use a fork, a belt or a chair to stop people entering. If you are trying to secure a door that doesn’t have a lock, try propping a chair underneath the doorknob to keep it from being easily opened.
The “fork lock,” however, is easy to make, and is very useful when wanting to add a little extra security to a motel room, public restroom (which often have broken locks), or on any interior or exterior door.
All you need to assemble this DIY project is a dinner fork with two-inch prongs, a vice, and a saw. The handle of the fork should be able to fit in between the prongs of the fork. Essentially, you’re just bending the fork, and in a few minutes you have an amazingly simple door lock.
What if you have nothing to barricade the door with you can also use a belt.If you find a bathroom door hasn’t got a lock on check to see if there’s a hook higher up that all if there is you can hang your belt over it and stretch it over the door handle,this simple trick stops anyone being able to push the handle down.