Instructables: exploring - workshop - secret http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:25:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 Hidden Silhouette Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Silhouette-Lamp/
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:10:45 PDT
call of duty ghosts chest http://www.instructables.com/id/call-of-duty-ghosts-chest/
call of duty ghosts chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RDDR/IBL0MCPK/F8VRDDRIBL0MCPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RDDR/IBL0MCPK/F8VRDDRIBL0MCPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RDDR/IBL0MCPK/F8VRDDRIBL0MCPK.SMALL.jpg leonardo.badillamaroto a call of duty ghosts chest created to protect your secret missions documents or just your money and other secrets XD what you need I bought the chest but any works if you already have one or just make one with an instructable painting the metal I choose chrome paint because it combined w...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 10:19:32 PDT
Tree safe http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-safe/
Tree safe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/JSIZ/IATHP8TT/FBIJSIZIATHP8TT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/JSIZ/IATHP8TT/FBIJSIZIATHP8TT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/JSIZ/IATHP8TT/FBIJSIZIATHP8TT.SMALL.jpg theegghead In this instructable I will be explaining how to make a tree safe from a coastal redwood. The coastal redwood tree works great for this because it has a thick bark but really any tree with a bark that is at least 2 inches thick will work.The coastal redwood is an endangered species, but this shouldn...
By: theegghead

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 15:25:59 PDT
Simple Hideplace http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Hideplace/
Simple Hideplace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/IXUF/IAS1SXMD/F6VIXUFIAS1SXMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/IXUF/IAS1SXMD/F6VIXUFIAS1SXMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/IXUF/IAS1SXMD/F6VIXUFIAS1SXMD.SMALL.jpg haydians09 Ever wonder where's a simple place to hide a piece of paper? A piece of secret memo? A piece of layer that contains your secrets or your passwords? Well in this ible, you got the answer. Everyone does have a bookshelf right? So, why don't we use it as another uses rather than just saving books? It's...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 07:44:38 PDT
DIY Book Safe Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Book-Safe-Box/
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 15:39:42 PDT
Secret Box with Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Box-with-Lock/
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 14:56:32 PDT
Secret Book Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Book-Bank/
Secret Book Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/5T5S/IA8WFZ9D/F8F5T5SIA8WFZ9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/5T5S/IA8WFZ9D/F8F5T5SIA8WFZ9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/5T5S/IA8WFZ9D/F8F5T5SIA8WFZ9D.SMALL.jpg HaroldPenner Thanks to my student Shannon Griffiths for posting this Instructable. Remove the binding from the book pages The easiest way to remove a binding is by using an X-acto knife.Be sure not to cut through the binding. If the pages are glued directly to the binding this book will not be suitable.If the...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 19:44:38 PDT
Secret Storage Floating Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Storage-Floating-Desk/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 17:33:26 PDT
Hidden Chair Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Chair-Compartment/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 11:44:32 PDT
Turn Any Book Into A Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Any-Book-Into-A-Bookshelf/
Turn Any Book Into A Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/K1BN/I7HG64DX/FN1K1BNI7HG64DX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/K1BN/I7HG64DX/FN1K1BNI7HG64DX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/K1BN/I7HG64DX/FN1K1BNI7HG64DX.SMALL.jpg thejohndkid A neat way to store books or any other objects on a vertical surface with the illusion of them floating mid-air! Necessary: $15A bookA screwdriverA wall Instructions Buy the plank set for about 15 dollars at your local DYI, crafts store or repairshop.Screw into wall in desired location (use dr...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 03:47:17 PDT
$14 Secret Crawlspace Access Door http://www.instructables.com/id/14-Secret-Crawlspace-Access-Door/
$14 Secret Crawlspace Access Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/A1TC/I5GNDFBW/FNRA1TCI5GNDFBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/A1TC/I5GNDFBW/FNRA1TCI5GNDFBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/A1TC/I5GNDFBW/FNRA1TCI5GNDFBW.SMALL.jpg Ilovelamp This is a hidden crawlspace access door that I built into my bedroom closet floor. It allows my crawlspace to now serve as a storm shelter, a safe room(a place for my family to hide in case of an intruder), and a storage area. I built it 2-3 years ago and it has been opened and closed 100's of tim...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:29:15 PST
Simple Keeper http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Keeper/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:01:22 PST
$3 Secret Drawer Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Drawer-Lock/
$3 Secret Drawer Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/EREN/I5BS2STJ/FRJERENI5BS2STJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/EREN/I5BS2STJ/FRJERENI5BS2STJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/EREN/I5BS2STJ/FRJERENI5BS2STJ.SMALL.jpg Ilovelamp This is a magnetic secret drawer lock. It is simple to build, can be added to any top drawer, and only costs $3 per lock. The video has full details on how it works and how to build it. I hope you find it useful. You can also find the video on my YouTube channel by typing: youtube.com/dougdstec...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:25:41 PST
Super SIMPLE Secret Bookshelf Door & Book Unlock Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-SIMPLE-Secret-Bookshelf-Door-Book-Unlock-Mec/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:04:35 PST
Secret Compartment Box with Silver Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Box-with-Silver-Inlay/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:12:01 PST
secret compartment in a card game http://www.instructables.com/id/secret-compartment-in-a-card-game/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 16:11:19 PST
Burned Wood Art With Secret Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Burned-Wood-Art-With-Secret-Storage/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 02:44:36 PST
Night Stand with Locking Secret Hidden Drawer http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Stand-with-Locking-Secret-Hidden-Drawer/
Night Stand with Locking Secret Hidden Drawer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/P5SU/I3OFQS2I/FBVP5SUI3OFQS2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/P5SU/I3OFQS2I/FBVP5SUI3OFQS2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/P5SU/I3OFQS2I/FBVP5SUI3OFQS2I.SMALL.jpg hattrick2199 I'm a big fan of hidden compartments. I also enjoy designing and building my own furniture. This is my first attempt at combining both. This is also my first instructable. I built these matching nightstands for a friend and his wife. She provided me with the basic design, size and finish. His only r...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 19:09:31 PST
Secret Compartment Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Box/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 21:51:51 PST
Copy a Key by Casting! http://www.instructables.com/id/Copy-a-Key-by-Casting/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 18:08:51 PST
Hidden Garage door opener (UPDATED) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Garage-door-opener-1/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:01:12 PDT
Hidden workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-workshop/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 03:25:35 PDT
Super Spy License Plate Swap Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Spy-License-Plate-Swap-Mechanism/
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By: FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:39:33 PDT
Puzzle Box (Unabox) http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Box-Unabox/
Puzzle Box (Unabox) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/2Y2T/HZ6T6X18/F062Y2THZ6T6X18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/2Y2T/HZ6T6X18/F062Y2THZ6T6X18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/2Y2T/HZ6T6X18/F062Y2THZ6T6X18.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a modified version of the Unabox which was built by TXTCLA55 as shown here:http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Puzzle-Box-A-ne...This simplified version can be built with limited tools and a basic skill level. The drawing is included in the video description. Note that the drawing units are...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:51:11 PDT
Scroll n' Roll (Porta - Pergaminos) http://www.instructables.com/id/Scroll-n-Roll-Porta-Pergaminos/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 19:45:10 PDT
Pallet End Table/Secret Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-End-TableSecret-Storage/
Pallet End Table/Secret Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/YP8I/HWJJWTHS/F7XYP8IHWJJWTHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/YP8I/HWJJWTHS/F7XYP8IHWJJWTHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/YP8I/HWJJWTHS/F7XYP8IHWJJWTHS.SMALL.jpg radar518 I have seen a lot of great pallet ideas on here. So, I decided to make an end table, with a secret storage compartment. This instructable can be made as just an end table, or you can finish it out with the hidden shelf. I made this to put beside the bed and have my personal items close, but hidde...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:40:49 PDT
Puzzle cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Mahogany-puzzlebox/
Puzzle cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/Y43Z/HUOPDN0E/FE8Y43ZHUOPDN0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/Y43Z/HUOPDN0E/FE8Y43ZHUOPDN0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/Y43Z/HUOPDN0E/FE8Y43ZHUOPDN0E.SMALL.jpg sabladask Here is a simple wooden puzzle box. My box is made from old mahogany floor-planks. You can make this box from almost any kind of wood. I used 45 degree joints, but you can make different ones if you want, or do not have a bandsaw/tablesaw.The key isjust a 0,5mm piano wire. Almost any kind of metal r...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 16:10:42 PDT
Hand Made Address Plaque with Glowing Numbers & Secret Compartment! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Made-Address-Plaque-with-Glowing-Numbers-Secr/
Hand Made Address Plaque with Glowing Numbers & Secret Compartment! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/JVA9/HSM4ZUWU/FRFJVA9HSM4ZUWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/JVA9/HSM4ZUWU/FRFJVA9HSM4ZUWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/JVA9/HSM4ZUWU/FRFJVA9HSM4ZUWU.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver Springs coming and for me that means that it's time to start sprucing up around the house.  One thing that had been on my to-do list for some time was to create a nice big  hand made address plaque.  Prior to this project I had the standard black plastic numbers nailed to a post on my front patio se...
By: Matt2 Silver

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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:53:57 PDT
Making a fitted, fabric lined book safe from a hardback book dust cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-fitted-fabric-lined-book-safe-from-a-hard/
Making a fitted, fabric lined book safe from a hardback book dust cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/BY41/HSBWPQPZ/F3XBY41HSBWPQPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/BY41/HSBWPQPZ/F3XBY41HSBWPQPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/BY41/HSBWPQPZ/F3XBY41HSBWPQPZ.SMALL.jpg fluzwup This tutorial demonstrates how to make a book safe that is custom fitted to the contents, and is lined with fabric to provide a soft, attractive interior.  The exterior, or course, is intended to look like a book when sitting on the shelf, to provide some degree of security through obscurity.  This ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 11:47:32 PST
Magazine Rack (with Hidden Compartment) http://www.instructables.com/id/Magazine-Rack-with-Hidden-Compartment/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 18:19:13 PST
Puzzle Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Box-4/
Puzzle Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/8TBA/HRPNBU37/FFB8TBAHRPNBU37.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/8TBA/HRPNBU37/FFB8TBAHRPNBU37.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/8TBA/HRPNBU37/FFB8TBAHRPNBU37.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a pretty simple build and can be used as an intelligence test for your friends. The project was reversed engineered from pictures I saw online. In addition, a smaller version with a cool burn finish built by marsjer000 is documented here.The complete drawing is shown below. Check out the...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 16:18:42 PST
Wooden Puzzle Lock For Secret Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Puzzle-Lock-For-Secret-Door/
Wooden Puzzle Lock For Secret Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FV6/6B7W/HR0AZ4CA/FV66B7WHR0AZ4CA.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FV6/6B7W/HR0AZ4CA/FV66B7WHR0AZ4CA.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FV6/6B7W/HR0AZ4CA/FV66B7WHR0AZ4CA.SMALL.jpg TracRat The end of my pantry goes under the stairs to the second floor.  I HATE wasting valuable storage space so I decided to make good use of it by adding a wine rack. Of course that wasn't good enough, and in true Myst fashion, decided to make a Puzzle Lock to hide a secret compartment. I apologize for...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 21:58:57 PST
Secret Compartment Plywood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Plywood-Lamp/
Secret Compartment Plywood Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/2O9B/HR4SU3OZ/F0B2O9BHR4SU3OZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/2O9B/HR4SU3OZ/F0B2O9BHR4SU3OZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/2O9B/HR4SU3OZ/F0B2O9BHR4SU3OZ.SMALL.jpg delno The goal of this Instructable is to demonstrate how to put secret compartments in plywood. I wanted to prove the concept and see how far I could take it, so I made a lamp using four different compartment styles, and added a secret stash lightbulb and keychain to go along with it. The designs are me...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 13:04:21 PST
Secret Drawer (Build a secret fake bottom to a drawer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Drawer-Build-a-secret-fake-bottom-to-a-draw/
Secret Drawer (Build a secret fake bottom to a drawer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/O08I/HR3EL6Y4/FR4O08IHR3EL6Y4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/O08I/HR3EL6Y4/FR4O08IHR3EL6Y4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/O08I/HR3EL6Y4/FR4O08IHR3EL6Y4.SMALL.jpg tylerdehartbeltonnewtech Have you ever wanted a place to just hide or store stuff? Well this is a secret compartment you would enjoy! You could hide papers, money, or anything you want it to be. This drawer is extremely simple to make and you won't be disappointed. Good luck on making this and enjoy! The Measuring Measur...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 10:46:07 PST
Fire and "bandit" escape door.... through the wall! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-and-bandit-escape-door-through-the-wall/
Fire and "bandit" escape door.... through the wall! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/ZYX9/HQVQ02OX/F9GZYX9HQVQ02OX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/ZYX9/HQVQ02OX/F9GZYX9HQVQ02OX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/ZYX9/HQVQ02OX/F9GZYX9HQVQ02OX.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor Howdy!  Do you like secret little trap doors?  Do you want an idea of a way to make a quick exit from your house? Do you like passing through walls?  If you answered "yes" to any of those questions you're in the right place... read on.   So, WHY do I have a trap door going through the side of our h...
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 18:09:50 PST
how to make a secret outlet compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-secret-outlet-compartment/
how to make a secret outlet compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/VQNX/HR0ARN8K/F13VQNXHR0ARN8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/VQNX/HR0ARN8K/F13VQNXHR0ARN8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/VQNX/HR0ARN8K/F13VQNXHR0ARN8K.SMALL.jpg tgthedoctor Do you ever wish you had a small secret hiding spot where you can hide all sorts of stuff like maybe your secret anti nija poison ( good luck with that), or maybe your silver bulletts you've been keeping especially for a whare-wolf attack, or maybe you just want to hide your money (how boring). Anyh...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:18:41 PST
Gentlemans Chest / Hidden Compartment / Easy Mortise Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Gentlemans-Chest-Hidden-Compartment-Easy-Mortise-J/
Gentlemans Chest / Hidden Compartment / Easy Mortise Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/GS4Z/HQYWSQYP/FSGGS4ZHQYWSQYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/GS4Z/HQYWSQYP/FSGGS4ZHQYWSQYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/GS4Z/HQYWSQYP/FSGGS4ZHQYWSQYP.SMALL.jpg mtbgrinder This is my version of the gentleman's chest for the bedroom - It was cold outside with lots of snow (amazing for NC) and this was a great weekend project a couple years ago before I learned CAD and built a CNC :-)  Anyhow, most of the planning was more of the higher level planning while I worked out...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:49:24 PST
Make a Big Metal Riveted Sliding Door [for the mad scientist in your life]. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Big-Metal-Riveted-Sliding-Door-for-the-mad-/
Make a Big Metal Riveted Sliding Door [for the mad scientist in your life]. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/O0JV/HQYW5PCV/FYYO0JVHQYW5PCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/O0JV/HQYW5PCV/FYYO0JVHQYW5PCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/O0JV/HQYW5PCV/FYYO0JVHQYW5PCV.SMALL.jpg damianzuch Hiya! If you like this Instructable please vote for it in the SECRET DOORS contest in the upper right hand corner! Thanks!!! We decided that we needed a dust-free room in our shop so that my partner Tina could make the weird little robots and monsters and stuff she does without sawdust all over the...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:46:47 PST
Coffee Table Hidden Slide-out Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-Hidden-Slide-out-Compartment/
Coffee Table Hidden Slide-out Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/2YXD/HQVLECNA/FY02YXDHQVLECNA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/2YXD/HQVLECNA/FY02YXDHQVLECNA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/2YXD/HQVLECNA/FY02YXDHQVLECNA.SMALL.jpg Jim_Robbins This is my first Instruckable so I hope you like it, and more to come!      My kids had some how knocked the top of my coffee table off, and I had the idea to put a secret compartment on it before I put it back together, I just needed the right bracket system. I went to my local Habitat for Humani...
By: Jim_Robbins

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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 18:10:26 PST
Sliding Puzzle Secret Compartment Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Mysterious-Sliding-Tile-Secret-Compartment-Table/
Sliding Puzzle Secret Compartment Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/YVOQ/HQVLCM98/FWFYVOQHQVLCM98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/YVOQ/HQVLCM98/FWFYVOQHQVLCM98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/YVOQ/HQVLCM98/FWFYVOQHQVLCM98.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver The Sliding Puzzle Secret Compartment Table is an idea that I have been tossing around for some time.  I have always enjoyed Puzzles, Woodworking, and Secret Compartments and this project combines the three in a fun and interesting way. The idea behind the table is that it conceals a secret compa...
By: Matt2 Silver

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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 08:44:01 PST
Secret Pillar in the Living Room http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Pillar-in-the-Living-Room/
Secret Pillar in the Living Room - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/07AD/HQQLN3MD/FN407ADHQQLN3MD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/07AD/HQQLN3MD/FN407ADHQQLN3MD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/07AD/HQQLN3MD/FN407ADHQQLN3MD.SMALL.jpg mrajkumar Secret Pillar in the living room is to keep our secret documents or hardisks or cash or others. I shown the model of the secret pillar  Model workings components I wants to show the sample which is to be look like in a real one. The materials used for the model buliding  cardboard cutters Sciss...
By: mrajkumar

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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 02:28:25 PST
How to make a blanket chest. http://www.instructables.com/id/Munchkin-Chest/
How to make a blanket chest. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/RL37/HQSV2F3O/FYHRL37HQSV2F3O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/RL37/HQSV2F3O/FYHRL37HQSV2F3O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/RL37/HQSV2F3O/FYHRL37HQSV2F3O.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng A friend of ours is expecting a child. I made this chest for her to have a place to store diapers, wipes, and toys for her little muchkin. Any parent in a two story house will tell you how convenient it is to have a diaper stash both upstairs and downstairs. The size of the box was determined by t...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 20:55:26 PST
False Bottom Wooden Crate http://www.instructables.com/id/False-Bottom-Wooden-Crate/
False Bottom Wooden Crate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/WODW/HQQLKXYF/FERWODWHQQLKXYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/WODW/HQQLKXYF/FERWODWHQQLKXYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/WODW/HQQLKXYF/FERWODWHQQLKXYF.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack I designed this false bottom wooden crate to build with my wood shop students. Finding successful projects to build can be quite challenging for a number of reasons. Material cost for this project was minimal. We used some cedar fence boards that I acquired years ago from a neigbouring public s...
By: Mr. Noack

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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 13:15:05 PST
Magnetic cabinet ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-cabinet-/
Magnetic cabinet ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/996Q/HQNA4AD3/FO4996QHQNA4AD3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/996Q/HQNA4AD3/FO4996QHQNA4AD3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/996Q/HQNA4AD3/FO4996QHQNA4AD3.SMALL.jpg roggie1994 I wanted a devise to create a secret space,  after thinking a while I came at the idea to work with magnets.I also now that magnets worked with a medium of something not magnetics. After testing different types of material , I came up with the simple idea of a wooden cabinet with a drawer,  contai...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 09:31:51 PST
IKEA Shelf Safe with Magnetic Key http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Shelf-Safe-with-Magnetic-Key/
IKEA Shelf Safe with Magnetic Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QHGT/HQDUTE31/FSWQHGTHQDUTE31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QHGT/HQDUTE31/FSWQHGTHQDUTE31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QHGT/HQDUTE31/FSWQHGTHQDUTE31.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu Ever since I first laid eyes on a piece of chunky IKEA furniture, I've wanted to turn its hollow innards into a super secret hiding spot. I first tried (and failed) to make a trap door in the top and then leg of a Lack Side Table, but it is virtually impossible to make a clean cut without irreparabl...
By: Renard_Bleu

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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:09:50 PST
Secret Compartment In A Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-In-A-Puzzle/
Secret Compartment In A Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/72O9/HQCI4K98/FS672O9HQCI4K98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/72O9/HQCI4K98/FS672O9HQCI4K98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/72O9/HQCI4K98/FS672O9HQCI4K98.SMALL.jpg GuavChenko Gather These Tools And Materials Knife, puzzle like this one, superglue Leverage Lever the black bottom off the puzzle with the knife. You may have to lever on all four sides to achieve this. Glueing Glue one side of the blue thing to the clear box, just under the ridge for the black plat...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 14:51:22 PST
Puzzle Box Safe http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Box-Safe/
Puzzle Box Safe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/JO8B/HQBJ1ZK5/FUFJO8BHQBJ1ZK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/JO8B/HQBJ1ZK5/FUFJO8BHQBJ1ZK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/JO8B/HQBJ1ZK5/FUFJO8BHQBJ1ZK5.SMALL.jpg marsjer000 This is my first instructable so bare with me. Feedback is greatly appreciated both positive and negative. The puzzle box is a mystery box that can only be opened once you pull out the lock key and then both adjacent corners have to be grabbed in order to open. It will take them awhile even if they...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 19:07:53 PST
False Bottom Trunk from Reclaimed Wood (Pallets) http://www.instructables.com/id/False-Bottom-Trunk-from-Reclaimed-Wood-Pallets/
False Bottom Trunk from Reclaimed Wood (Pallets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/ZF7U/HPFZY063/FQ0ZF7UHPFZY063.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/ZF7U/HPFZY063/FQ0ZF7UHPFZY063.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/ZF7U/HPFZY063/FQ0ZF7UHPFZY063.SMALL.jpg AmateurHour Over the summer I decided to make a trunk from used pallet wood and in trying to find a way to make it unique I ended  up making a false bottom for it.  The false bottom runs the length and width of the trunk and is about two inches high which I found was just enough to be unnoticeable at first glan...
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 18:55:37 PST
workshop secret door http://www.instructables.com/id/workshop-secret-door/
workshop secret door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/TMXL/HPZT9G8K/FD1TMXLHPZT9G8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/TMXL/HPZT9G8K/FD1TMXLHPZT9G8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/TMXL/HPZT9G8K/FD1TMXLHPZT9G8K.SMALL.jpg blogsdo     Regular doors are boring. This is a pocket door based off of barn door hardware. Due to the capacity of the hardware, its possible to build shelves into the design. There are some awesome hidden doors that when trimmed out are impossible to detect.... this isn't one of them. It's in a workshop i...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 19:17:49 PST
Secret Place Built In House http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Place-Built-In-House/
Secret Place Built In House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/C1C4/HPXFRQCW/FDCC1C4HPXFRQCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/C1C4/HPXFRQCW/FDCC1C4HPXFRQCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/C1C4/HPXFRQCW/FDCC1C4HPXFRQCW.SMALL.jpg woodyjames Back in world war 2 when there were rations my grandparents had made a secret room In there house for hiding mostly sugar but also other foods that were rationed so that they could have lots more of that food. When they bought the food the sales person would always make an exception for them and sel...
By: woodyjames

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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 20:02:20 PST