How To Make A Secret Door Bookcase

How To Make A Secret Door Bookcase

How To Make A Secret Door Bookcase
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Have you ever wanted a secret little place in your home? Do you have the perfect spot but do not know how to hide it? If you answered yes to these questions, you should know that there is an easy way to hide a particular space by constructing an opening mechanism that blends into your home’s décor. This video will show you how to create a secret door or bookshelf for your hidden enjoyment!

What Did the Video Have to Say?

Secret doors and bookcases are more than just hammering board pieces together. You will have to make the frame and structure and piece them together in a way that doesn’t expose things like bolts; it is secret after all. The host also discusses the kinds of materials that are used and the reasons why; like price and convenience. From there on, the video discusses how to construct the door or bookshelf and properly add the hinges. Then, a step-by-step process is demonstrated on how to attach your project to the designated area when construction and painting are completed. Finally, learn how to make a decorative secret latch and properly build it into the design for successful functionality.

Should You Consider Watching this Video?

If you are a visual learner, watching the video will show you how to do the project from start to finish through a visually guided demonstration. When you make a secret door or bookcase, you are going to have to take some considerations into account for the size and how it is built, especially when hiding the “guts” of it, and watching this video will help you determine how you will go about these considerations. On top of this, if you are not used to making similar items, you are going to need to know exactly what materials to purchase and the video will give you this information.


How To Make A Secret Door Bookcase
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If you are someone who does not like to spend much time sanding, there are a few tips discussed that will help you save your efforts. Watching the video will also provide you with direction on how to reinforce the strength of the door or bookshelf and exactly which processes are overnight steps. There is also an easy way to apply the hinges that you may appreciate in the video. Did you accidentally make a mistake of adding too much access in the diagonal measurements to cause the door or bookcase to not fit into the desired area? No problem! The video shows you a method you can use to possibly keep you from having to start over.

Why Should You Make a Secret Door or Bookcase?

Some home designs have aesthetic blemishes, like an obvious opening to a cellar room and so on. Or, your home may have the perfect cubby hole to create a safe haven for yourself but lacks a secretive opening. Making a secret door or bookcase for either situation hides what you do not want to be easily discovered in a stylish manner!