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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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.
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 […]
We found a picture of this staircase on Pinterest. It’s concealed by a wooden panel to the side and a trapdoor on the floor.
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.
This custom built-in bench includes additional storage in the corner. The L-shaped bench is fitted inside a tiny home and has a trap door that opens in the corner to reveal the hidden storage compartment.
This trap door is found in the loft level of a small studio home. Made from hardwood tongue-and-groove boards and reinforced with solid steel, it provides a solid floor to walk on and a great divider from upstairs and down.
This secret trap door leads to an underground priest hole for concealing traveling priests during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.
The Playhouse Company in the UK offers an option for secret trap doors in their high-end playhouses.
This secret trap door is located in the floor of the Padmanabhapuram Palace in India.