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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?


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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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)


9 years ago

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 ?

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 ))

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.

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