This Instructable walks you through the steps to build this functional wooden crate. It has a couple slightly advanced steps but can be built with primary wood shop tools. The feature that sets this crate off from other is the secret compartment underneath. The main storage basket has a false bottom, and there’s a drawer […]
Yesterday we presented a custom deck trap door that allowed access to an external cellar basement door. That set us on a journey to see what other options there were for the same function. We found this company, LuciGold, that makes hatches for this specific purpose. Each of these hatches removes the need of opening […]
Sometimes hidden passages are created out of necessity for a functional space. Userjb2411 on ContractorTalk.com was hired to build a backyard deck. The deck was going to be at door level and cover over the exterior doors the basement cellar. To retain access to the cellar and have a functional space, two trap doors were […]
This hidden safe available from Bonanza is disguised as a wall vent and is large enough to store handguns, cash, ammo and other valuables. It is made to be mounted in the wall between the upright studs on 16″ center. The hidden compartment inside can be quickly accessed by passing a RFID card across the […]
This secret compartment is more novelty than anything else. The compartment is only concealed when you’re feet are on the floor, but we wanted to feature it anyways. These $500 leather shoes from Oliver Sweeney include a custom heel that conceals a bottle of Johnny Walker Red Scotch Whisky. If you ever need fancy footwear […]
The Palazzo Vecchio in Florence hosts a number of mysteries, like this secret passage in the Hall of Maps. One of the maps swings out to allow access behind to a completely different area of the building.
Thos Baker offers this hardwood cherry Alchemist Bookcase with secret storage drawer behind front facing shelves. Drawers are accessed by sliding a panel out from the side and can be used for anything from secret research and reports to an emergency stash of liquor.
This window sill conceals a secret drawer below that can be used to store a number of items. We found the image on Pinterest, but we weren’t able to locate any additional information.
Here’s a great example of a concealed door and gun cabinet. We weren’t able to find any additional information on this build, but we like the way the wall pattern is used to conceal the door. Many times these wall coverings can be made from reclaimed wood, particularly old pallets, for very little cost. A […]
Are you looking for a cheap easy way to secure a weapon near your bed in case of an emergency? If you happen to have a bed with hollow bed posts, this may be an answer for you. User TeeDum wrote this tutorial with pictures on Instructables.com that shows how to maximize this available space. […]