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DIY False Bottom Drawer

Easy DIY False Bottom Drawer

Here is an easy method from the Family Handyman to turn any drawer in your home into a secret hiding spot. Start with a deep drawer so the difference in depth won’t be so apparent. Then cut a 1/4″ thick piece of plywood to the dimensions of the drawer, minus 1/16″ in each direction. Glue […]

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Hidden Storage Behind Faux Wood Pile

DIY Faux Wood Pile in Fireplace

This Pinterest Challenge was created by Morgan over at Pepper Design Blog a couple years ago as a winter project. After having issues with the gas fireplace, they shut off the gas and she designed a way to cover up the old charred opening. A variation of this could be used in conventional fireplaces as […]

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Secret Compartment Furniture

Secret Drawer in DIY Nightstand

A user on Instructables created this custom nightstand with a hidden drawer under the top. The top rail above the visible drawers can be pulled out to reveal a hidden storage space large enough to conceal a firearm, jewelry and other valuables right next to your bedside.

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Secret Gun Compartment in Nightstand

DIY Secret Compartment Nightstand

The Survival First channel on Youtube recently posted this video of a DIY secret compartment nightstand. After removing the top of the nightstand, they attached two small hinges and a latch mechanism. Then they added a shelf inside with the help of some wooden blocks. When the lid is closed, no one would be the […]

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Concealed Gun Display Rack

Hidden Gun Storage On Wall

Linh Ngo has created this wall mounted gun rack that’s concealed behind a lift up panel. A video of his creation is here. His panel is a woodburned mural on a piece of cedar of the classic “Don’t Tread On Me” flag. This could be substituted for any number of paintings, collages, photos, etc. The […]

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Secret Bookcase Door - Open

Secret Door from Ikea Bookshelves

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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Secret Storage on the Bookshelf

Hidden Bookshelf Space with LP’s

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 […]

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