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Secret stashes Answered

Really enjoying this video by YiTing Cheng that shows lots of clever hiding spaces. The use of plywood is especially awesome.

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Brennn10
Brennn10

9 years ago

Did this remind anyone else of the Jason Bourne films?

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skolsox
skolsox

Reply 8 years ago

Ya, Burn Notice too?

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Purple Guy
Purple Guy

Reply 9 years ago

Yeh, The passports, money, and most of all the music.....

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 9 years ago

A bit :-)

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nolte919
nolte919

9 years ago

There sooooooooooo needs to be a Secret Stash Instructables Contest.

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2muchfreetime8
2muchfreetime8

9 years ago

I am reminded of the anime Death Note (kickass show). in the first few episodes, Light kept the notebook in a secret compartment in the drawer of his desk. i wanna make the exact same thing, but without the gasoline of course XD, maybe with a siren instead [Death Note Episode 2 10:10- 11:15]

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technom
technom

9 years ago

Wow. That's sneaky.

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DannytheGreat
DannytheGreat

9 years ago

Won't her cash catch fire, unless those are leds?

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Am-Nuel
Am-Nuel

9 years ago

Brilliant. i want to make my own secret stash :)

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Doctor What
Doctor What

9 years ago

Nice laptop storage. Definitely an idea worth exploring, especially with sensitive materials, such as laptops, money, passports, or anything like it with important data.

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nepheron
nepheron

Reply 9 years ago

Don't forget the ''books'' and ''soda'' previously mentioned...

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JEEPBOY52
JEEPBOY52

9 years ago

Super awesome spy stuff is the coolest!

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MichelMoermans
MichelMoermans

9 years ago

That table is awesome!

I wonder how he made it without the seems (is that how you write it?) showing....

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fungus amungus
fungus amungus

Reply 9 years ago

I don't know how she made it without the seams showing, but I'd probably use a 1/2" piece between 2 1/8" pieces. It's a great effect.

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crapflinger
crapflinger

Reply 9 years ago

i think she actually USED seams to hide the seams....if you look closely at the edge of the table, it LOOKS like it's actually several sheets of 1/8" to 1/4" plywood laminated together to make a "solid top"....then she either routed out a cavity in the central "stack" of sheets (that make up the drawer) or didn't make that "stack" solid to begin with (use a sheet as a bottom, then build up the front edge from small strips of 1/8" ply.

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crapflinger
crapflinger

Reply 9 years ago

for exaplemations. in retrospect, it looks like all of the furniture is made like this (if you look at the back of the table with the opening back it looks similar just with beveled edges on the inside portion)... you could probably do this a little cheaper using MDF since the plywood needed to not have "plywood edges" can get pretty expensive (it's actually layered solid veneers instead of wood chips in between the layers)

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porcupinemamma
porcupinemamma

9 years ago

You are brilliant!!!!! Are you related to MacGyver?

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Goodhart
Goodhart

9 years ago

Very nice :-) Kind of reminds me of the secret compartment in the wall of my room at home, that my Dad never discovered :-)

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Doctor What
Doctor What

Reply 9 years ago

0.0 What was in that compartment????

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 9 years ago

I kept some books (the Poor Man's James Bond; and a few others, and a few, um, cans of, uh soda :-)

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Doctor What
Doctor What

Reply 9 years ago

I know the feeling. Whenever I get stressed, there is nothing like flipping open my secret compartment, which contains "books", which I "read", and open a few cans of "soda". It's quite relaxing. In all actuality, mine just has a Playgirl and a bottle of skittles vodka. *blunt*

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xACIDITYx
xACIDITYx

9 years ago

Somebody really ought to make an Instructable on the magnetic-handle table drawer.

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TechNerd1012
TechNerd1012

Reply 9 years ago

working on it now :D

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jessyratfink
jessyratfink

9 years ago

The stash glasses were beautiful. I also really liked the pile of documents stash - very tidy!

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wenpherd
wenpherd

9 years ago

Know of any tutorials for that stuff?

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bowmaster
bowmaster

9 years ago

Dang, this is awesome. I really like the table with the hidden drawer.

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JamesTB13
JamesTB13

9 years ago

Nice vid, but.......where is the insructable aspect to this?

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PKM
PKM

Reply 9 years ago

Forum posts don't have to be Instructables- in this case it's just sharing a video that the site's readers, as "people who like to make things" might appreciate.

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schoonovermr
schoonovermr

Reply 9 years ago

there needs to be though...

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Goodhart
Goodhart

9 years ago

My fav is the drawer (pulled out by a strong magnet?) in the thin desk......

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crapflinger
crapflinger

9 years ago

i like the pull tab on the map

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Smaj
Smaj

Reply 9 years ago

it IS a pultab on the map

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crapflinger
crapflinger

Reply 9 years ago

i am aware that it's a pull tab, that's why i said that i like the pull tab.

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Smaj
Smaj

Reply 9 years ago

Wo, sorry, i'd of like to of known I made that misread, crazeh

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brunoip
brunoip

9 years ago

Amazing. One of the best videos I've ever seen.

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Biggsy
Biggsy

9 years ago

That's brilliant!... Welldone!

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sgsidekick
sgsidekick

9 years ago

This was pretty cool!! I liked it.

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Wasagi
Wasagi

9 years ago

Nice! I liked the coffee cup, and the plywood was amazing.

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schoonovermr
schoonovermr

9 years ago

wow.... thatsthecollestthingi'veeverseen!