Magic Bookshelf

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Project by chopcat posted 05-15-2012 04:25 PM 1795 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 05-15-2012 04:33 PM

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


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#2 posted 05-15-2012 07:00 PM

I agree sooooooo cool!

-- David South FLorida

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#3 posted 05-15-2012 07:00 PM

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

-- David South FLorida

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#4 posted 05-16-2012 12:02 PM

That is so Awsome! chopcat.

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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#5 posted 05-16-2012 03:01 PM

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

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 05-16-2012 06:37 PM

That’s freggin awesome!

-- Kevin - Rochester, NY

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#7 posted 05-17-2012 02:19 AM

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 05-17-2012 02:25 AM

Nicely done !

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#9 posted 05-18-2012 12:08 AM

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

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#10 posted 05-18-2012 10:48 PM

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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