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Storing Gold and Silver Bullion

How to Store Physical Gold and Silver

Starting your stash? Now that you have started collecting silver and gold, you need to know how to store it securely. Your individual needs will differ depending on the physical size and value of your collection, your lifestyle and living situation, and your overall goals. Here are the main ways people keep their hoard safe. […]

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Hidden compartment drawer concealed under bookshelf

How to Make Secret Compartment Furniture

How to Build a Cheap Secret Compartment – Using a magnetic lock and concealed hinges, this tutorial shows you how to make a cheap secret compartment in the base of a bookcase, cabinet or other furniture. The door doesn’t have an obvious handle to open it and can be placed in an inconspicuous location. This […]

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Custom wooden table with many secret compartments

Secret Compartment Furniture Makers

Secret Compartment Furniture – These guys only make furniture with secret compartments. Each item is handmade by Amish craftsmen in Holmes County, Ohio from brown maple, oak, cherry, quarter-sawn oak, or any other wood you may desire. Pieces are available in a variety of local retailer locations, or can be shipped. Products include tables, beds, […]

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DIY Whipped Cream Stash Can Safe

How to Make a Secret Stash Can Safe

How to Make a Secret Stash Can Safe This tutorial gives you basic details on how to create your own stash can diversion safe from a soda can. It has pictures of them cutting the top off the can, then placing a glass jar inside to hide money and valuables. They make it look like […]

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Hollow Book Safe Custom Secret Compartments

How to Make a Secret Hollow Book Safe

Hollow books with secret compartments have been around for centuries, and are prevalent in a number of real and fictitious stories. One of the major draws to this simple diversion safe is it’s relatively low cost and ease of access. We’ve scraped the internet for some of the best guides on how to make your […]

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Custom private vault door

Residential and Bank Vault Door Manufacturers

We’ve narrowed down the top manufacturers of vault doors and listed them below with a few of each’s key features or offerings. Liberty Safe Vault Doors – Liberty Safes has been around since 1988. They offer a standard 6″ think, 950 lb.vault door in black and green. Doors have a heat activated relocker and dual […]

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Underground vault

Where to Lease Underground Vault Space

If you’re reading this page, you either have something valuable to store or are hoping to acquire something of value down the road that needs to be kept secure.  Here’s a list of underground vaults and storage facilities to help fill secure long and short term needs. These facilities generally exist in geologically stable areas […]

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Antique Mosler bank vault door

Low Cost Self-Filled Concrete Vault Door

A lot of people dream of walking down the stairs to their private vault in the basement to retrieve that special vintage bottle of wine.  Others imagine walking into a vault that displays their entire collection of firearms. I personally would like both of those, and another discreet vault hidden behind a secret bookcase door […]

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DIY Tutorial on Making a Hidden Bookshelf Door

How to Build a Secret Bookcase Door

Whether inspired by James Bond, Anne Frank or Scooby-Doo, it seems many people long for a secret/hidden bookcase door. They can be used to conceal safe rooms, vaults, wine cellars, or simple closets and utility rooms. No matter where a hidden door goes, if it’s made public, it’s a novelty that’s sure to be a […]

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Gear You Need to Survive the Apocalypse

The current doomsday news is about the May 21st, 2011 rapture. While I don’t know how anyone would take this particular even seriously, it does bring the topic of “being prepared for a worst case scenario” into the mainstream. To millions of “preppers”, folks that spend a considerable time acquiring and securing preparations, this article […]

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