No feature in a home captures the imagination like a secret compartment or secret passage. But no secret compartment is complete without a secret way to open it. So today, I am going to share with you several ways that you can use a simple hanging candlestick to access the hidden secrets in your house.

Step 1: Decide on a Kind of Secret Compartment

There are a lot of different kinds of secret compartments that you could implement. You can find a a number of great examples on the Instructables collection: Secret Doors, Drawers & Compartments. You can use a regular door and disguise it to look like something else. You can make a whole bookshelf that rotates. You can create false walls. The possibilities are endless so use your imagination.

Pictures above are from:
Stryker @ http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mysterious-Bookcase/
The Goose @ http://www.instructables.com/id/BOOKCASE-DOOR-THAT-REPLACES-YOUR-DOOR/
flaming_pele! @ http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Motorized-Secret-Entrance/
<p>looks cool might do it some time!</p>
just recycling what they did in the past.
Really interesting. Misterious room.
Just replace the doorknob! Awesome and easy!

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Bio: My name is Jason Poel Smith I am a Community Manager here at Instructables. In my free time, I am an Inventor, Maker, Hacker, Tinker ... More »
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