Confronted with a bedroom in the basement with no separation from the TV room, user deanaronson over at Ikea Hackers created this wall of bookshelves with a secret door. They used three 30″ wide bookcases and a 15″ case on the far left to create the divider. The back was strengthened by adding plywood to […]
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Chris from Man Made DIY put this unique secret compartment together. He cuts out a large portion of some old 12″ vinyl record covers. he then glues them together using some pine boards for reinforcement. The build process is documented here. The finished result blends right in with the existing record collection. This same process […]
The Homestead Survival has detailed instructions with illustrations on how to build this chaise lounger from old pallets with hidden storage inside.
Reddit user lord_farquad posted pic on imgur of an iPad hidden in a hollow book. Their friend is a middle school teacher that found a student with the concealed gadgets in class.
This article from the DIY Network shows step-by-step how to remove a section of flooring and install a secret storage cubby below. While this may seem like an exotic feature, it can be done relatively easily in many homes.
Andrew Salomone over on Instructables.com describes how to create a secret compartment in a standard No.2 pencil. He uses several in-progress photos and details the construction fluently. You need a drill press in order to hollow the pencil, but the rest of the process looks pretty straightforward.
This Instructable shows how to install a secret file folder in an interior door. The folder can be easily accessed from the top of the door when open.
A user named Seamster on Instructables.com built this pine lingerie chest using reclaimed materials. The top lifts up to reveal a secret storage compartment below.
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 […]
This builder used the bearings from heavy duty caster wheels to create this built-in secret bookcase door.