Introduction: Secret Safe Thingy

It's a really simple secret safe thing that only works for cash but hides discreetly and actually works and can be made again really easily

Step 1: Materials

You Need:
A tissue box
A pair of Scissors
Mauly Clip (Binder Clip)
Cash

Step 2: Step 1

Flip the box upside down and cut a hole in the upper left portion of the box and leave a part at least part of the size of the cash (see picture below)

Step 3: Step 2

Fold up money in half and put it all in the Mauly
Put it into the hole in box and put it in the corner so it wont fall out (picture)

Step 4: Final Step

Flip it over the weight of the tissues will hold the money in
If you run out of tissues just cut another hole in a different one
Done!

OMG to the people who were in the forums I'm so sorry I had a mad load of tests
Btw to compensate for myself being late I'm making another instructable that replaces
Belkin's Cushtop for a 2 dollars of less

Comments

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Duct tape 101 made it! (author)2015-07-31

But good idea really smart

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Duct tape 101 made it! (author)2015-07-31

Yeah then they find it at keep it all to themselves

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LouiseMarie made it! (author)2011-02-17

I'm with Joey2542667. OMG! i could just see someone throwing that box of money away. Or, giving it to someone saying, "No, that's ok, keep the box; we've got more." Sounds too risky for me.

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glorybe made it! (author)2011-02-16

As long as whatever you hide has no weight that tissue box should work if you live alone. You wouldn't want a family member borrowing your tissues.
One method that seems to trick most crooks is to take a bedroom door off of its hinges and drill a hole in the bottom of the door. Insert your stash and then plug the hole with the right sized,round ,wood plug. This is for longer term security as it does make retrieval a bit slow.
Another trick is to install a phony pipe. Some closets have exposed vent pipes and a phony pipe that enters the ceiling and has a cit out in the floors surface is very convincing. It should be plastic and not copper as crooks do take copper at times.

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star_above_the_clouds made it! (author)2010-12-04

very cool! but you might want to try making the hole a little smaller, so the money has less of a chance of falling out.

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ac1D made it! (author)2008-05-31

what if the tissue boc ran out of tissue?

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unmdec made it! (author)unmdec2010-07-09

when it gets low take out the money....i mean why rig a box that you can't monitor?

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Deltaforce2555 made it! (author)2008-06-01

What if the crook has the sniffles? He will make away with the cash and you will be out of a few tissues.

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lightpacker made it! (author)lightpacker2008-06-01

LOL if you make it and pull out a tissue it will stay there unless he/she lifts up the box and notices a hole =]

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Deltaforce2555 made it! (author)Deltaforce25552008-06-02

Well what if he's really sick. And you come home there he is with five empty tissue boxes sitting on your couch watching the game show network asking you to make him some chicken noddle soup.

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unmdec made it! (author)unmdec2010-07-09

LMAO...i make him some soup with rat poison...

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maruawe made it! (author)2009-06-17

This has worked for over twenty years, and I have been robbed twice with out a loss from the pictures.. Of course there is a sign that states property protected by colts that may help deter the smarter ones..... proved true in 69 and 71.

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unmdec made it! (author)unmdec2010-07-09

colts? whats that?

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NinjaSloth made it! (author)2010-02-01

great idea, but what if someone throws it away?

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mas9779 made it! (author)2009-04-06

yes, thats a great place to hide "money"

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oniman7 made it! (author)2009-02-28

It's nice, but... given the choice, I would go with this :http://www.thinkgeek.com/gadgets/security/855d/

It's a safe that goes inside the wall, and looks like a regular power outlet. Here's what they say about it: "An easy way to conceal your stuff

The Hidden Wall Safe is handy because most burglars spend less than six minutes inside a victim’s home and only have time to check the most obvious places for valuables. These unique wall safes allow you to hide valuables inside one of many identical looking wall outlets you already have in your home, the last place someone is likely to look. According to the Chicago Police these units are better than a locked safe and a hundred times cheaper.
Worried about the outlet cover not matching your other outlets? No sweat, you can interchange any standard plug cover for this one to match your other plugs.

High impact plastic and metal
Once installed it pivots out to reveal the secret hiding place
Comes with cutout saw and template for easy installation in just minutes
Dimensions: 7"H x 3.5"W x 2.5"D
Jewelry and money not included!"
For $8, I think it's worth it.

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maruawe made it! (author)2008-06-01

Why not just put in a false bottom inside the box , Then even when the box was empty the money would still be safe and secure... I have lots of pictures 200 or more on my walls ( I do art work). You can cut a piece of canvas the same size as the inside of the frame , Then velcro the second piece of canvas to the inner rear frame you can hide money in between the canvas sheets. ps I use pictures with certain colors to make the deposit of cash so any picture with that color I know has money behind the picture

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joey2542667 made it! (author)joey25426672008-10-04

yeah then when the tissues run out, someone goes and throws all that cash, beautiful cash, away.

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LilJay0131 made it! (author)2008-09-28

i wouldnt make the hole that big, and not a full square, u should make like a rectangle hole about the width of the clip and the length of the money (short way) the just slip it in so you can save and hide it and if someone moves the box they most likely wont feel the hole

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grundisimo made it! (author)2008-06-09

I GIVE IT A 12.0. ;-)

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onlyonebowman made it! (author)2008-06-03

Thats a great hiding spot

5/5 stars

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GorillazMiko made it! (author)2008-06-01

Can I have some of that money?

+5/5 stars.

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GorillazMiko made it! (author)GorillazMiko2008-06-01

Woops. Accidentally put 4.5 stars. Sorry.

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masterochicken made it! (author)masterochicken2008-06-03

I find myself doing that often.

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schimmi made it! (author)2008-06-02

oooooooooooooo a new 5!

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explosivemaker made it! (author)2008-06-02

i would stick it behind a frame or something instead......our tissue boxes always get knocked around....

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Blaminator made it! (author)2008-06-01

Ingenious, I got my 100$ bill origami stuff in mine, I rated u a 5!

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lightpacker made it! (author)2008-06-01

Just cut another hole in a different box this safe can be made in a minute or so. while as the idea above would take much longer

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