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Even at home, some people just want to feel like a secret agent. One of the most common methods for this is having a secret passageway. I mean, who doesn’t like the idea of being able to quickly escape detection, or hide away something special behind an unsuspecting library?
You’ve probably seen many of these in movies and all over the internet, but how are they made? Below is the step-by-step process to making a bookshelf that doubles as a hidden doorway. Enjoy.
First it requires a frame design. The skeleton and opening mechanism are the key aspects to get just right. Everything else is decorative.
Next comes the building stages. One must make sure the wood of the frame is measured and cut appropriately for the space.
Here’s an example of what half the frame would look like.
Plywood is placed on the back side.
Once the frame is complete, it should fit together like this.