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Hidden Box Behind Books

DIY Multi-book Secret Compartment

Makezine recently featured this video on how to build a multi-book secret storage box. Starting with a group or series of books you can conceal a much larger compartment. You can also use a jig or a scroll saw to avoid the tedious process of cutting individual pages one-by-one.

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Hidden Compartment Inside Faux Wooden Book

Secret Compartment Faux Wooden Book

I found these faux books while browsing the local Ross retail store. When inspecting up close, they don’t look very authentic as books. But the price was reasonable, and they may fit right in on a shelf with a lot of other books.

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Secret Compartment Book for Nexus

Homemade Hollow Book Nexus Cover

A friend of mine brought his Nexus over to the house in this homemade hollow book case. He said it took a couple hours to complete and works nicely. He made the cuts from the rear of the book, so they gradually get smaller toward the front. If he were to do it again, he’d […]

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Library Finds Gun Hidden in Book

Gun Found in Hollow Book Compartment

A book recently donated to the Valparaiso branch of the Porter County Public Library contained a shocking surprise. A .31-caliber, single shot, black powder gun was found hidden in a secret compartment hollowed out in the book. Records aren’t kept on donations, so there was no way to find out who the gun originally belonged […]

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