Thin secret doors with faux books like this one can be designed by Manor Bindery. They make custom molded resin faux books and design custom installations for them. You can find examples of their work in places like the National Library, the Ritz Hotel in Paris and Cartier New York. The can also help design […]
These bookshelf plans from Canadian Woodworking show exactly how to build this sturdy 6ft tall pine bookcase. This bookcase holds a few secrets as well as books. Two of the shelves and the top panel all lift up to allow access to hidden storage areas. These tilting panels can be fit with any number of […]
This Hypalon wallet from ITS Tactical is made from a durable rubber material that resistant to UV light, chemicals and extreme temperatures. What brought it to our attention, though, was the two concealed flaps in the cash pocket. They can be flipped out to reveal a number of hidden compartments.
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 […]
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 […]
This custom bookcase lives in the basement and is completely hidden from view at most times. The top of the case is covered with a piece of the flooring so it blends in with the floor. Upon pulling a lever on the wall in the gallery, however, it automatically raises from the floor. We’re not […]
We found this custom crafted secret compartment on the BlokeBlogger‘s site. Here he creates a tiny secret drawer in the face of an actual drawer. The small compartment can only be accessed by first pulling out the main drawer, then using some type of push stick to press it out of the side.
This secret bookcase door project got taken a little farther than most. After building a bookcase door that slides into a false wall cubby, user Kirzbleen at Instructables added an actuator with programming to open the door automatically. This secret door took months to plan an build, but the overall result it perfect. The door […]
We ran across this bookcase with secret storage drawers in the furniture section of Etsy. The bookcase is handmade and is on priced on the higher end, but does include a hidden drawer under each shelf complete with hidden magnetic locks. You can move a magnetic key over specific spots on the exterior to allow […]
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 […]