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Old 05-20-2013, 12:22 PM   #1
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How to change depth of light switch plate.


Hi all,

I'm putting 3/8 inch cork in a corner of the kitchen to post notes and business cards, etc. The wall space I have chosen has a two-switch light plate right in the middle of where the cork will go.

I'd like to pull the switch plate and somehow get the switches to be 3/8" further out, then replace the plate. Is there a way to do this without having to pull and reposition the box the switches wire into?

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