Secret Compartment in Jewelry Box Base

Jewelry Box with Secret Compartment

This jewelry box from 9x7Woodworks on Etsy is hand crafted with hardwoods and rabbet joint corners. The base is held on with rare earth magnets. It can be removed to allow access to a secret compartment within for sentimental items and special things of value.

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Australian Electric Outlet Wall Safe

Australian Electric Outlet Wall Safe

We found this faux electric outlet wall safe on eBay. It appears to be for Australia and New Zealand, though we aren’t sure how real it works. It mounts directly to the wall with screws or double backed tape and opens to reveal a secret stash compartment.

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Interior and Drop Down Door of Wall Safe

Electronic Wall Safe with Secret Compartment

The steel WallVault from Canon Security Products easily mounts in the wall and can be concealed behind a painting or picture frame. It has an electronic lock and key override which opens the vertical drop door instantly. The inside of this wall safe is upholstered and lit with 2 LED lights. There is also a […]

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iPhone Dock Clock Radio and Security Safe

Clock Radio Safe and iPhone Dock

This RadioVault from Cannon Security is a radio alarm clock that will dock older 3 and 4 series iPhones. It also houses a hidden drawer safe that’s accessed from the biometric fingerprint lock on top. We don’t know much about the construction of this item, or if it has any way to run a cable […]

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Secret Kitchen Stash Spot

Secret Kitchen Stash Spot

Check out this great stash tip from the Family Handyman. Kitchen cabinets are designed to fit together in the front, leaving a gap between the interior walls. A manilla envelope and some spring paper clips can turn this into a great concealed stash spot for documents or cash.

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Secret Bookcase Door

Secret Bookcase Door

One of the custom contractors we know recently built this swing-out secret bookcase door to access a hidden basement room. The construction is pretty straightforward with a white trim piece on the right to cover the seam when the door is closed.

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Narnia Wardrobe to Secret Room

Narnia Wardrobe to Hidden Bathroom

We found this picture on Qoloq.com with no description or background info. It’s a great implementation of a Wardrobe to Narnia. The full size mirror opens up, baseboard included, to reveal an entire room behind. If any one has more details, let us know!

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Trap Door in Floor - Open

Custom Oak Trap Door in Floor

Bob Durnell posted this custom woodworking project over at LumberJocks. The small, seldom used basement of a California home lent itself to be accessed by a trap door. Bob lined up oak boards with the existing hardwood floor. He then epoxied those to an MDF board and reinforced it with iron channel for strength and […]

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