Magic Bookshelf

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Project by chopcat posted 836 days ago 1668 views 9 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A bookshelf that is also a door to a secret room. (in a house that I designed for my day job)

Lots of hinges and caster on bottom. In oak veneer with solid oak lippings.

We are having fun uploading all these projects today.


-- who ever wanted to buy anything when you can make it

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#1 posted 836 days ago

Very very cool. Always wanted one of those! Very nice job.


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#2 posted 836 days ago

I agree sooooooo cool!

-- David South FLorida

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#3 posted 836 days ago

I hope, for your sake, the burglers in your area don’t read lumberjocks.

-- David South FLorida

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#4 posted 835 days ago

That is so Awsome! chopcat.

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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#5 posted 835 days ago

You gave away the secret? Imaginitive piece. :-)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 835 days ago

That’s freggin awesome!

-- Kevin - Rochester, NY

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#7 posted 834 days ago

Thats AWESOME! I had told my wife years ago I wanted to buld something like this, she said as soon as my honey do list is done, well its been about 15 years and the list keeps growing. Maybe if she see’s this I will get closer to having mine.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#8 posted 834 days ago

Nicely done !

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#9 posted 834 days ago

Very nice. I love the idea. Now i just need an extra room to hide.

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#10 posted 833 days ago

PLEEEEEASE tell me a certain book has to be pulled in order to open it? I’ve wanted one of those since I saw it on Scooby Doo when I was a kid…

-- "It's not a mistake. It's a design feature."

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