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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This Instructable shows how to install a secret file folder in an interior door. The folder can be easily accessed from the top of the door when open.
This workdbench, made by user Greasetrap on Survivalistboards, includes a secret storage compartment under the bottom shelf. Remove the items from the shelf, and lift up the hinged lid. This user stores guns and ammo in this area.
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 […]
This simple homemade nightstand featured by MyDIYHome includes a hidden storage compartment underneath the top. This method uses no hinges or slides and makes it less handy to access contents of the compartment, but also makes it cheap and easy to construct.
This Instructables guide shows how to make this wooden floating shelf with a fold down secret compartment underneath.
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 […]
Hollow book diversion safes like this on are easy to make yourself with basic craft supplies.
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 […]
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.