Instructables: exploring - workshop - secret http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:03:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Super Spy License Plate Swap Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Spy-License-Plate-Swap-Mechanism/
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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
Pallet End Table/Secret Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-End-TableSecret-Storage/
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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 The complete drawing is shown below. Check out the YouTube videos for animation and actual build. Have fun!   Animation Video Materials and Tools Materials:Wood - 3 1/2" x 1/2" x 60"Wood glue Wood filler (optional) StainTools: Table saw Band saw (optional) Drill and 1/4" bit Sander ...
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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/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 21:58:57 PST
Secret Clock Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Clock-Compartment-1/
Secret Clock Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/WFYP/HR0AZ51X/F7GWFYPHR0AZ51X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/WFYP/HR0AZ51X/F7GWFYPHR0AZ51X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/WFYP/HR0AZ51X/F7GWFYPHR0AZ51X.SMALL.jpg aareon745 Need a place to keep your stuff, but want it took look nice and be kept from the prying eyes of others? Want it to be stylish, functional, and work with any style of home decor? That can only be two things, a clock, and a hidden compartment. A hidden compartment in a clock you say? What a wonderful ...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 19:32:43 PST
Secret Compartment Plywood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Plywood-Lamp/
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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
Secret book - Polaroid album compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-book-Polaroid-album-compartment/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/56VJ/HR3EFMW7/FYM56VJHR3EFMW7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/56VJ/HR3EFMW7/FYM56VJHR3EFMW7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/56VJ/HR3EFMW7/FYM56VJHR3EFMW7.SMALL.jpg bad pixel This is a very special project for me. It was made to be given as a birthday gift to my girlfriend back in 2010. Stupidly I did not document the whole process of making it but I will do my best to explain how this build differs, in the way it is constructed, from other secret book compartment builds...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 11:58:44 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
Secret Trash Can Compartment (Mechanical) http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Trash-Can-Compartment-Mechanical/
Secret Trash Can Compartment (Mechanical) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/7AY8/HR0ARNAG/FDX7AY8HR0ARNAG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/7AY8/HR0ARNAG/FDX7AY8HR0ARNAG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/7AY8/HR0ARNAG/FDX7AY8HR0ARNAG.SMALL.jpg raghav_anand98 The one place that nobody looks when they are searching for your stuff is your trash can. But how do you make sure they don't find anything even if they look there? A secret compartment of course! The Parts ScrewsScrap pieces of woodHingesA trash can - (Choose a trash can with straight sides a...
By: raghav_anand98

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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 09:01:55 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...
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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
Rubik's Cube as a secret compartment!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubiks-Cube-as-a-secret-compartment/
Rubik's Cube as a secret compartment!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/ZEAC/HQV6HDIL/FP7ZEACHQV6HDIL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/ZEAC/HQV6HDIL/FP7ZEACHQV6HDIL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/ZEAC/HQV6HDIL/FP7ZEACHQV6HDIL.SMALL.jpg roxer9918 This is just a simple trick you can use on DaYan cubes, it may work on storeboughts too.This is my first instructable.Enjoy. Things you need You'll need1. Your cube2. Whatever you need to hide Open your cube It is very easy, just turn a side 45 degrees and twist a edge. IT may look difficult a...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 02:57:33 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...
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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...
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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
Secret Bracelet Storage Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Bracelet-Storage-Hack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/IQT2/HQI7SFRF/FW5IQT2HQI7SFRF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/IQT2/HQI7SFRF/FW5IQT2HQI7SFRF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/IQT2/HQI7SFRF/FW5IQT2HQI7SFRF.SMALL.jpg libraryCat This is a very easy hack to make bracelet storage "secret" and simple.   It will look like just another nice picture on your wall, but it will have extra storage.  If you have gotten one of these magnetic closure boxes for Christmas or your  birthday or something, this is an easy way to use it for s...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 11:52:01 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...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:09:50 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/
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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...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 20:02:20 PST
Hidden ceiling compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-ceiling-compartment/
Hidden ceiling compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/HJQ5/HPVTMO4T/F8OHJQ5HPVTMO4T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/HJQ5/HPVTMO4T/F8OHJQ5HPVTMO4T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/HJQ5/HPVTMO4T/F8OHJQ5HPVTMO4T.SMALL.jpg AVNERD199 This is my first instructable, so bare with me.WARNING!!!!!!!!!Before you start cutting with the Sheetrock saw. drill a hole with a drill and check for wires. Materials:HVAC vent cover1/2" sheetrock screws (two)small cardboard boxTools:Sheetrock sawutility knifepencilscrew gun or screwdriverDon't fo...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 16:52:31 PST
Drawer Panel Secret Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Draw-Panel-Secret-Compartment/
Drawer Panel Secret Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/Z4A5/HPFZZG36/FWPZ4A5HPFZZG36.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/Z4A5/HPFZZG36/FWPZ4A5HPFZZG36.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/Z4A5/HPFZZG36/FWPZ4A5HPFZZG36.SMALL.jpg SilverFlame3113 This instructable will show you how to make a secret compartment in the front panel of your draw. The size of this compartment can hold a USB, Money, a key and much more. It is completely undetectable to anyone if it is done right. This slot in the wood in hidden by a fake sticker held on with a met...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 02:41:06 PST
SPY worthy spot http://www.instructables.com/id/SPY-worthy-spot/
SPY worthy spot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/M9TH/HP9DTEFL/FGBM9THHP9DTEFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/M9TH/HP9DTEFL/FGBM9THHP9DTEFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/M9TH/HP9DTEFL/FGBM9THHP9DTEFL.SMALL.jpg nomaslobas So this is my first time posting an indestructible, not sure why this contest prompted me to but it is what it is.  take it for what it is worth, this spot is mom, cop, robber, even brother proof. it is simple and quick to make.  Easy to access and can work even if in unfamiliar places (hotel rooms)...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 07:13:06 PST
Hidden Compartment Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Compartment-Book/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 20:44:15 PST
Deodorant Secret Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Deodorant-Secret-Case/
Deodorant Secret Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/XMO5/HP0CUK55/FN6XMO5HP0CUK55.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/XMO5/HP0CUK55/FN6XMO5HP0CUK55.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/XMO5/HP0CUK55/FN6XMO5HP0CUK55.SMALL.jpg thepieinthesky This is a secret compartment made out of a deodorant can. Things You Need 1 deodorant can empty1 small roll of electrical tape20cm of finishing line Cutting The Bottom Mark out with a pen half a cm in from the bottom all the way around. Then using a saw cut the end of as evenly as possible. ...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 16:47:56 PST
Building secret 'drinking' nest box http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-secret-drinking-nest-box/
Building secret 'drinking' nest box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/IW01/HJKC10RY/F2TIW01HJKC10RY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/IW01/HJKC10RY/F2TIW01HJKC10RY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/IW01/HJKC10RY/F2TIW01HJKC10RY.SMALL.jpg ruudslaats Do you want to surprise your friends? This is a nice nest box you want to have near you on the terrace, because it isn't what it looks like. Is it really a nest box..... or is it a secret 'drinking' box? Nice as a give away! What do you need: materials: Deal-wood (16mm thick), sawed in the followi...
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 02:32:35 PDT
"Floating" Coffee Table with Hidden Drawer http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Coffee-Table-with-Hidden-Drawer/
"Floating" Coffee Table with Hidden Drawer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/HM2Q/HDYZDR6G/FCJHM2QHDYZDR6G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/HM2Q/HDYZDR6G/FCJHM2QHDYZDR6G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/HM2Q/HDYZDR6G/FCJHM2QHDYZDR6G.SMALL.jpg jyarde This is a great coffee table for small spaces. The pedestal stand not only makes it appear to float above the floor, but also makes it easy to get close to the table when you're sitting on the couch or the floor. The drawer occupies the whole body of the table; providing ample storage for books, mag...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 12:26:29 PST
"Watch Wallet" Secret Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Money-Watch-Safe/
"Watch Wallet" Secret Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/7OML/HD2RTXYQ/FLR7OMLHD2RTXYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/7OML/HD2RTXYQ/FLR7OMLHD2RTXYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/7OML/HD2RTXYQ/FLR7OMLHD2RTXYQ.SMALL.jpg Ouranos Finding The Right Watch It' s good to find a good watch for the job because you might take apart a really really good, expensive watch. You don't want to do that. Try to find a cheap, good quality watch (I used a broken ironman watch that my mom gave me). Taking The Watch Apart See those 4 ti...
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 15:35:09 PST
Stack O' Books Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Stack-O-Books-Box/
Stack O' Books Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/LAJJ/HCB8KNWM/FCYLAJJHCB8KNWM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/LAJJ/HCB8KNWM/FCYLAJJHCB8KNWM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/LAJJ/HCB8KNWM/FCYLAJJHCB8KNWM.SMALL.jpg BigMrTree Not just another box made of books!! This one has style, this one has class... and it hides your stuff!! I was inspired for this project by some of the other Book Boxes here on Instructables, http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Safe/?ALLSTEPS http://www.instructables.com/id/power-book/?ALLSTEPS  h...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 02:56:32 PST
Hidden Compartments http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Compartments/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 11:31:36 PDT
HIDDEN KEY IN A BOOK http://www.instructables.com/id/HIDDEN-KEY-IN-A-BOOK/
HIDDEN KEY IN A BOOK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/HO9E/H347FMBQ/FZ4HO9EH347FMBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/HO9E/H347FMBQ/FZ4HO9EH347FMBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/HO9E/H347FMBQ/FZ4HO9EH347FMBQ.SMALL.jpg Lildevil963 this instructable is on how to make an easy place to hide a key inside a book. materials you will need: a book you dont mind cutting into a key to hide of course glue stick or liquid glue sharpie/pencil utility knife/ exacto knife     (exacto would probably be easier) dremel (optional) i used one...
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 09:47:37 PDT
Secret Book Hole http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Book-Hole/
Secret Book Hole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/F5QL/H2MYIVCK/FZ1F5QLH2MYIVCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/F5QL/H2MYIVCK/FZ1F5QLH2MYIVCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/F5QL/H2MYIVCK/FZ1F5QLH2MYIVCK.SMALL.jpg guythebuilder Materials: Thick Book Glue Aluminum Foil Exacto Knife Finding the Right Book Your book Should be Between 1 and 2 inches with a hard cover. Preparation for Glueing Take a piece of Aluminum foil and place about 15 pages in from the cover. Then fold ends over the cover. Repeat process for the ba...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 14:53:15 PDT
Anniversary cabinet with a wooden combination lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Anniversary-cabinet-with-a-wooden-combination-lock/
Anniversary cabinet with a wooden combination lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/47NL/H1QML5H7/F4W47NLH1QML5H7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/47NL/H1QML5H7/F4W47NLH1QML5H7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/47NL/H1QML5H7/F4W47NLH1QML5H7.SMALL.jpg nlinventor The cabinet was made as a wedding gift for my son and daughter in law. The cabinet itself follows conventional design and construction techniques - what makes the anniversary cabinet different is the combination locking mechanism.  The four drawers require you to know a code (combination) in order t...
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Thu, 3 May 2012 06:34:07 PDT
Urban Porch Garden (aka Getting Creative) http://www.instructables.com/id/Front-Stoop-Secret-Garden/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/THTQ/GNXX3PEH/F3UTHTQGNXX3PEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/THTQ/GNXX3PEH/F3UTHTQGNXX3PEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/THTQ/GNXX3PEH/F3UTHTQGNXX3PEH.SMALL.jpg shy_violet GET CREATIVE!  My husband, "B", and I have always tried to be creative with how we grow our veggies, herbs, and pretty plants... mostly because of lack of yard space. So each year, we think what to do? We have all winter to think... and think... and think... and we realized you got to get creat...
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Sun, 22 May 2011 05:54:41 PDT
bookcase door http://www.instructables.com/id/bookcase-door/
bookcase door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/SIZX/GMX1V966/F6TSIZXGMX1V966.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/SIZX/GMX1V966/F6TSIZXGMX1V966.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/SIZX/GMX1V966/F6TSIZXGMX1V966.SMALL.jpg cross_eyed Ok this is my first Instructable and it's a bit on the large side so here goes. Who doesn't love secret passages? I bought my first house last summer and over the cold winter ideas started forming in my mad scientist brain. As soon as it was warm enough to spend extended periods of time in the garag...
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Sun, 1 May 2011 12:44:10 PDT
My Puzzle Box (The Unabox Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Puzzle-Box-A-new-version-of-The-Unabox-Project/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/TNTQ/GJQEE0TL/FGDTNTQGJQEE0TL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/TNTQ/GJQEE0TL/FGDTNTQGJQEE0TL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/TNTQ/GJQEE0TL/FGDTNTQGJQEE0TL.SMALL.jpg TXTCLA55 Heres a project I made from Make Magazine. The original plans can be a bit hard for the beginner so I modified the plans and created a box that still preforms just as good as the original. To open the box one must preform the following: - Remove the locking pin (hold piece 1 and 2 in place). - Slid...
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Thu, 10 Feb 2011 10:46:50 PST
My Treehouse http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Treehouse-1/
My Treehouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/JHCT/GH89ZZ8T/FPLJHCTGH89ZZ8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/JHCT/GH89ZZ8T/FPLJHCTGH89ZZ8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/JHCT/GH89ZZ8T/FPLJHCTGH89ZZ8T.SMALL.jpg clonetrooper13 Umm. Ok so instructables wouldn't let me enter my slideshow in this contest so I made an instructable. Be advised this is NOT instructions on how to build a treehouse. If anyone however does want to know how to make one, im sure I could make an actual instructable on it. Anyways, This is a treeh...
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Sun, 5 Dec 2010 14:37:34 PST
VHS secret box http://www.instructables.com/id/VHS-secret-box/
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Tue, 21 Sep 2010 11:12:50 PDT
PROJECT-SPARK http://www.instructables.com/id/PROJECT-SPARK/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/LEN9/FXR6YQAK/FVDLEN9FXR6YQAK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/LEN9/FXR6YQAK/FVDLEN9FXR6YQAK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/LEN9/FXR6YQAK/FVDLEN9FXR6YQAK.SMALL.jpg sharlston project spark uses a capacitor from a old camera to make a powerful blue spark that arcs between 2 copper wires !!!plz rate and add comments!!!
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Sat, 23 Jan 2010 15:19:59 PST