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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
This window sill conceals a secret drawer below that can be used to store a number of items. We found the image on Pinterest, but we weren’t able to locate any additional information.
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 […]
The guys over at DFendIt.com make a variety of tables like this with quick access secret compartments for storing guns, weapons, flashlights and other goods at arm’s reach. They do small side tables, sofa tables, or can custom design something to fit your space and needs. A hidden magnetic latch keeps your guns and goods […]
We love these custom trays that fold down from the cabinets in the Wood Magazine Workshop. These would be nice in the shop, or the kitchen to hold spices, utensils and other flat or awkward items. Wood Magazine has a complete guide on how to make your own hidden trays that fold down from the […]
A user named Daniel on Apartment Therapy designed these stairs to make use of limited space in a 720 sq ft home. The treads on these stairs lift up to access hidden storage directly below. Two foot deep plywood boxes are located underneath the stairs to hold cowboy boots.
This custom wood table from TheSecretTable on Etsy holds something inside. The top slides out from the center to reveal internal storage for multiple long guns and accessories.