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Secret Storage on the Bookshelf

Hidden Bookshelf Space with LP’s

Chris from Man Made DIY put this unique secret compartment together. He cuts out a large portion of some old 12″ vinyl record covers. he then glues them together using some pine boards for reinforcement. The build process is documented here. The finished result blends right in with the existing record collection. This same process […]

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Secret Compartment Book for Nexus

Homemade Hollow Book Nexus Cover

A friend of mine brought his Nexus over to the house in this homemade hollow book case. He said it took a couple hours to complete and works nicely. He made the cuts from the rear of the book, so they gradually get smaller toward the front. If he were to do it again, he’d […]

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Hidden Hideaway Behind Secret Bookcase Door

Homemade Secret Bookcase Door

This unfinished bookcase door was featured on TheChive.com in an article on secret hideaways. Not much information is given, but you cane see the classic swing-out style. The vertical trim on the right is stationary on the wall, and the vertical trim on the left comes out with the door. Some crown trim across the […]

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Custom hidden stash compartment built into the wall

DIY Secret Air Vent Wall Stash Safe

This is a simple but brilliant homemade in wall secret stash safe. It consists of an open faced wooden box placed in between the studs of a wall during construction. The box should slide up and down within the studs freely. This method could be modified to use drawer slides if you wanted to make […]

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How to make a pocket watch vault with secret compartment

Pocket Watch with Secret Compartment

Here’s a nice tutorial on how to make a pocket watch into a secret stash safe. It includes a variety of pics on the different steps in the process. Likely, your watch will be different, and the steps will vary slightly, but the overall outlook is good.

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