Book With Hidden Compartment (Easy)

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Learn how to make a book with a secret hiding spot! This version is based on the film "It's a Wonderful Life."

Music by www.pacdv.com/sounds/

Supplies and Cost of Materials:
Book: Adventures of Tom Sawyer (classic hardcover from Barnes & Noble)- $12
X-Acto Knife Z Series #1- $4.49
1" Paint Brush- $0.99
Mod Podge 8 oz. Puzzle Glue- $7.99

For an added touch, you can toss in some of "Zuzu's petals" in the hidden space. Have fun with it! Again, the inscription should read:

Dear (person receiving gift),

Remember no man
is a failure who has
friends.

Thanks for the wings!

Love
(your name)

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    BDjackofalltrades

    5 years ago

    You can buy hard back or leather back journals with blank pages, I used your tutorial, which was great, and did it to a blank journal, just an fyi for people who don't want to cut an actual book.

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    Another instructable user suggested this:

    "You can buy hard back or leather back journals with blank pages, I used
    your tutorial, which was great, and did it to a blank journal, just an
    fyi for people who don't want to cut an actual book."

    :)