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They are standardized! Your door is the standard! The doorknob is wrong. The people selling it to you should have had this conversation with you, and warned you that it probably won't fit your door. Take it back, let them learn their lesson.


I had a similar problem. I needed to go from a 2" hole to a 1" hole. I got a 2 1/4" hole saw and cut a hole through a piece of wood the same thickness as the door. I took the plug from the hole saw and glued it into the hole in the door. Sanded it, filled it in with a little wood putty and then drilled my 1" hole. Might be a little more work than you want to ...

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