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Custom Steel Hatch

Stainless Steel Exterior Utility Hatch

While investigating the the Deck Hatches recently on Lucigold’s site, we ran across these heavy duty utility hatches. They implement the same overlapping lip design and gas shock supports as the deck hatches, but are made for use anywhere a horizontal hatch is needed. Great for covering wells, springs, meters and any other type of […]

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Deck Hatch Secret Cellar Passages

Deck Hatches to Hide Cellar Entrances

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 […]

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Cellar Accessed Under Hidden Door in Deck

Deck Trap Doors Conceal Cellar Entrance

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 […]

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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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Floor Lifts to Reveal Hidden Hot Tub

Hot Tub Hidden Under Floor

We found this hidden hot tub on AirBNB. The vacation rental is loft style and tight on space. To make the most of what was available, a section of the floor lifts up as a trap door revealing a hidden hot tub beneath.

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Guns Secretly Stored Under Stairs

Hidden Gun Storage Under Stairs

Smart Product Technology makes a kit to turn several of your bottom stairs into a hidden lift-up door. This kit allows you to reach the area underneath the stairs, or space inside the actual framing of the stairs. This can be used for storing guns and valuables. SPT makes the kits for any standard constructed […]

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Trap Door to Hidden Room

Hidden Rooms in House

This house featured on Imgur has multiple secret rooms. The first door looks like a normal door to an under stairwell closet and opens into a small secret room. Pull back the carpet in this room and you’re welcomed by another trap door to a low ceiling storage crawlspace.

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