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how hide things in the common home Answered

ok, i think there is need of a instructable on how to hide small things[ or any thing in general] like credit cards or money or somethig...im not real sure why you would need to do this but im sure it could come in use... for example taking a hinge off a door, cutting a small slit to slide a card into then screw the hings back on, like nothing never happened. note- i got this idea from burn notice[ its a tv show] cool eh?

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gimmelotsarobots (author)2008-11-10

a lot of things have hollow space in them. If you are willing to do the work: -CRT screens usually hav a large empty cavity -sofas are almost nothing but hollow space -vents -interior walls are hollow (usually) -many light fixtures -under the fridge is usually left alone -crawlspace under house if you have one

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Goodhart (author)2008-11-10

The whole concept of "what is normally visible is thereby not suspect" works best (as stated below). Look around a normal room, and you see appliances in the kitchen (stay away from the stove, hiding important papers there could prove, um, troublesome LOL), book shelves (containing books), knick-knack shelves, table(s) and chairs in the dining room, etc. & etc. So, almost anything not being "used" can be hollowed out or split in two or be used as a "front" for a hiding place.

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skunkbait (author)2008-11-10

In an unused bag of kitty litter is a pretty safe place.

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Goodhart (author)skunkbait2008-11-10

Actually, if one doesn't mind, putting USED kitty litter back in the bag is a VERY effective hiding place LOL

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=SMART= (author)2008-11-10

ill do it as soon as i have time, tomorrow after school maybe

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thematthatter (author)2008-11-10

Dont hide porn in between the mattress and box springs. Thats the first place everyone looks. You should only keep it there to keep the pages crisp.

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11010010110 (author)2008-11-10

the most visible place is sometimes the best place to hide 2 years before there was canabis growing in a window box in the teachers room of my school. it took the teachers about a year to realize whats that green bushy plant (that grows huge being in direct sunlight most of the day)

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westfw (author)2008-11-10

Are you talking about hiding things from a thief (who has limited time to hunt), or from (say) a crack police forensics team with a search warrant and fancy equipment and no time limit ?

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Big Bwana (author)2008-11-10

I was fixing a old hollow core door and the top need to be cut down so I told the kid to push the piece of wood I had just cut off, down in the hole and glue it down, well the top piece of wood got pushed down all right, about two inches down, however it created a neat little ledge on the top of the door you can't see, so all kinds of things get hidden up there.... (( and most metal doors contain a ledge up there from the factory ))

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skunkbait (author)2008-11-09

It's easy to put a hatch in the floor and cover it with a rug. Air vent's are good too. I know a family who found nearly $40,000 in an air vent. Their Mom had stashed it away before she died.

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Chicken2209 (author)2008-11-09

I saw something off it takes a thief that was really cool there was a fake wall outlet you pull it out and there was a little compartment to store a key or something

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