Frankenstein Switch Plate

Transform your blasé rocker light switch into a gothic statement piece.
created by

Lance Nybye Jr.

$46.00

Lance Nybye Jr. created by

Lance Nybye Jr.

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The Old Switcheroo

Your home...it's alive! Inspired by old-fashioned electrical throw switches—like the one flipped to bring Frankenstein's monster to life—Lance Nybye's ornate design transforms your blasé rocker light switch into a gothic statement piece. The plywood switch plate is laser-engraved with coils around the terminals and at the top and bottom signify on (connected) and off (disconnected). Made in San Diego, California.

Click here to check out our Original Toggle Switch Plate .

Due to the handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

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Made in California

Lance Nybye Jr.

created by

Lance Nybye Jr.

location

California

Lance Jr. & Sr. stumbled upon the idea of jewelry design after a fire consumed their previous business of laser engraving bats. The bat business never made a full comeback, but they found a creative way to reinvent themselves. While attending weekend craft shows and weeknight street fairs, they had the idea of using the equipment they already owned to make wood laser-cut earrings. In addition to winsome wood accessories, the duo also creates brilliantly designed light switch plates, clocks, and other earthy and artful accents for the home.

Handmade Made in the USA
Made from
brass, Birch plywood
Measurements
5.4" H x 4.6" W x 1.875" D
Care
Keep dry.
Item ID
41983

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will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.


also by Lance Nybye Jr.

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UncommonGoodsFrankenstein Switch Plate
 
4.6

(based on 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (26)
  • Easy to install (22)
  • Durable (5)
  • Unique (5)

Cons

  • Difficult to clean (3)

Best Uses

  • Gifts (16)
  • Large rooms (10)
  • Small rooms (10)
  • Bedroom (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (20), Budget shopper (5), High-end shopper (5)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (28)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (43), No (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Clever

I bought this for my husband for Christmas for his new man cave. I love the design and it is so clever. But considering how expensive it is, I am a little disappointed...Read complete review

I bought this for my husband for Christmas for his new man cave. I love the design and it is so clever. But considering how expensive it is, I am a little disappointed with the quality. The wood is very lightweight and I'm not sure it will hold up. It looks like the parts were just punched out with a machine, and the edges are rough.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

so different

I bought one of these in Colorado but that one was finished off better.

I bought one of these in Colorado but that one was finished off better.

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5.0

Looks and works great!

By 

from Gillete Wyoming

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Install

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Bedroom
    • Gifts
    • Large Rooms
    • Small Rooms

    Comments about UncommonGoods Frankenstein Switch Plate:

    It is much cooler than an ordinary light switch!

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    3.0

    Fun, but not for daily use

    By 

    from Iowa

    About Me High-end Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Whimsical

    Cons

    • Constructed for light use

    Best Uses

      Comments about UncommonGoods Frankenstein Switch Plate:

      I paired it with a mad scientist sculpture. Looks good together, except I'm afraid it will fall apart with use. The raw wood parts (like the handle) stain easily. It's a very fun piece, but at this price I think it should be higher quality.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      1.0

      expensive and not well made for the price I paid

      By 

      from chicago

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • cheap

        Best Uses

          Comments about UncommonGoods Frankenstein Switch Plate:

          was excited about how it looked in the catalog but when I rec'd it, it was cheaply made and was an overall disappointment ... do not buy it unless it goes on sale.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          For Hubby and G-son

          By 

          from Las Vegas, NV

          About Me High-end Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Easy To Install
          • For the Monsters in my men.

          Cons

          • Difficult To Clean
          • Hoping its holds up

          Best Uses

          • Bedroom
          • Garage

          Comments about UncommonGoods Frankenstein Switch Plate:

          Husband was quite pleased with his switch plate. "Oh Hunny, It goes with my garage theme. The Grandson will get his when his parents move into their forever home next month.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          5.0

          Great Christmas Gift

          By 

          from Merced, CA

          About Me Budget Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gifts

              Comments about UncommonGoods Frankenstein Switch Plate:

              I bought the Frankenstein Switch Plate for my boss as a Christmas Gift. He loved it and installed it in his paint studio. He also posted a picture of it on Facebook.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes, Yes
               
              5.0

              I bought both designs!

              By 

              from St. Pete, FL

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gifts
                • Large Rooms
                • Small Rooms

                Comments about UncommonGoods Frankenstein Switch Plate:

                Please create a third design, I need a Father's Day gift. :) Love these switches!

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes, Yes
                 
                5.0

                Amazing gift for gadget guys!

                By 

                from Saint Petersburg, FL

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Unique

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gifts
                  • Large Rooms

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Frankenstein Switch Plate:

                  Best gift I've ever given. Total surprise and my Dad already installed it in his workshop. He likes showing it off. If there were more designs I would order more!

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes, Yes
                   
                  5.0

                  It's so cool

                  By 

                  from Nyc

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Easy To Install

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gifts
                    • Large Rooms
                    • Small Rooms

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Frankenstein Switch Plate:

                    Usually no in a room with references to industrial / old Hollywood film

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes, Yes
                     
                    5.0

                    Fun, fun item!

                    By 

                    from San Jose, ca

                    About Me Midrange Shopper

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Easy To Install

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Bedroom
                      • Gifts

                      Comments about UncommonGoods Frankenstein Switch Plate:

                      He loved it!

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes, Yes

                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Loved the light switch BUT

                      By 

                      from Manhattan Beach CA

                      About Me High-end Shopper

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Durable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about UncommonGoods Frankenstein Switch Plate:

                          My husband loved the design. He has it sitting on his desk trying to figure out how to change our light switch to accomodsre the one I ordered for him. When I first showed it to him in your catalogue he was excited just looking at it. Hence the gift.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes, Yes

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