Hidden Trap Door in Box

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Go to your local store and get a box, wood sheets, a sponge brush, wood paint, and clear enamel. You will also need a saw and a tape measure. Then you will need some string and a hot glue gun or any type of glue. Make sure your wood sheets have a hole for the string on the trap door.

Step 1: Step 1

Use the Box that you have and out line in into your wood sheets. Then measure the inside dimensions for an accurate trap door.

Step 2: Step 2

With the measurements, you recorded in step one (Inside dimensions) you will need to use the outline your created and adjust the width and length on the outline. This will be your trap door. When you have done that, you will need a saw, and cut out the outline.

Step 3: Step 3

Next your going to get your string and another piece of wood. it need to be small so you can glue the piece of wood behind the hole where you string will be place. Your string can be as long as you want.

Step 4: Step 4

Cut out wood pieces of an inch tall. The overall shape does not matter because it will not affect the trap door. Once you glue all of your piece on the inside of your box (On every wall) You then may paint the indie of the box black so it’s hard to notice a trap door. Wood stain is option for the outside of your box.

Step 5: Step 5

wood stain your box and add your clear enamel for the last coat.

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    Swansong

    1 year ago

    That's a pretty box design :) I love the scroll work