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I recently got new doors and need to move the door plate on a metal door jamb. I was hoping someone had the know how on how to fill the hole that will now be on the door jamb from where the previous door plate was.

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For filling holes on the jamb, I have had the most success using a two-part wood filler (similar to automotive body filler). Slightly overfill the old hole and let it set, then plane it down with a Surform plane ("cheese grater" plane) until level. Coarse then fine sand until smooth, prime, and paint to match. You will not be able to tell there was ever a hole there, and you can screw right into it just like wood if the new strike plate holes overlap into the area.

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The usual approach is to attach a cover plate.

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