Secret Bookcase Door to Basement

Secret Bookcase Door to Basement

Renoventures built this fun secret bookcase door in a weekend. It replaces their old basement door and makes the space much more useable. They have an illustrated DIY at their page here.
Secret Bookcase Door

Secret Bookcase Door

One of the custom contractors we know recently built this swing-out secret bookcase door to access a hidden basement room. The construction is pretty straightforward with a white trim piece on the right to cover the seam when the door is closed.
Custom Oak Trap Door in Floor

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...