Are you an amateur spy looking for a simple way to make a hidden camera in a common, everyday item? Instead of buying a fancy camera gadget, try making this secret book camera. To make the book camera, you hollow out a large book and fit your Ipad in it. Then all you have to do is bore a hole in the back of the book so that the lens of the Ipad camera can "see" out. Using the book camera you can take pictures and videos with the Ipad without making your enemies suspicious. If they see you at all, they will simply think you are reading a good book. Lots of commercial hidden cameras don't allow you to view your pictures until you download them to your computer, but this Ipad/book camera lets you view them immediately.
Another awesome feature about this book camera is that it can be used as an Ipad case. Ipads are expensive, so you do not want to break them. But after spending a lot of money on an Ipad it may be hard to shell out another 30 dollars for a cheesy case. This secret book protects your Ipad, but still allows you to use the camera feature. If you have family members who are always "borrowing" your Ipad, then this Ipad book case is a perfect place to conceal your Ipad.
The secret book camera not only is a simple project for amateur spies, but it also serves as a case to protect your Ipad. Ready to get started? Follow the steps to make the perfect hidden camera and Ipad case.
Step 1: Materials and Tools
Before you make your book camera, you need to gather a few materials and tools. Most of them are common household items. Find the following:
A large hardback book- Use one that is at least 3/4" larger then an Ipad in all directions. Make sure it is at least 1" thick or thicker. If you don't have a big enough book at your house, most libraries sell their old and used books.
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