Is it okay to bore my knob hole when it overlaps into the lock rail? A standard 2 3/8" back set puts me outside of my stile. I'll have to find a non-standard latch or just bore out into the rail. Is there any problem with this, especially after I put in a dutchman to cover two old holes. reference

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    Have you checked the thickness of the door? I'd be worried about that being non-standard as well. – JPhi1618 Feb 28 '18 at 15:31
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    I see no reason not to place the knob at the rail if it's at a usable height. My only concern would be the integrity of the door should you remove critical doweling or whatever with the bore. – isherwood Feb 28 '18 at 17:26

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