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 […]
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Yesterday we presented a custom deck trap door that allowed access to an external cellar basement door. That set us on a journey to see what other options there were for the same function. We found this company, LuciGold, that makes hatches for this specific purpose. Each of these hatches removes the need of opening […]
The Palazzo Vecchio in Florence hosts a number of mysteries, like this secret passage in the Hall of Maps. One of the maps swings out to allow access behind to a completely different area of the building.
Here’s a great example of a concealed door and gun cabinet. We weren’t able to find any additional information on this build, but we like the way the wall pattern is used to conceal the door. Many times these wall coverings can be made from reclaimed wood, particularly old pallets, for very little cost. A […]
We weren’t able to find much information on this secret door, but we like the style. This billiard rack organizes pool cues and triangles for the game room. But it opens up to become a passage to a secret gun storage room. One less common feature of this secret door is the face it doesn’t […]
This house has a miniature version of the front door hidden in the back of a closet. The small door leads to a kid’s hideout under the stairs. A picture frame in the hallway opens up to reveal a snack door to the secret hideout.
This custom wooden stair installation by Michael Uhthoff includes a secret opening door panel.
This interior designer incorporated a secret passage into the rooms art. A large framed poster pivots out with a piece of the wall to act as a secret door.
This stone door is hidden in the base of a tower in the Quinta de Regularia, a castle ground in Portugal.
These brackets and magnetic clips from Schluter are designed to hold tiles in place to create hidden access panels to reach electrical and plumbing issues.