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Project by Monte Pittman posted 02-08-2014 09:12 PM 2189 views 7 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s a hidden storage that I can configure for rifles, pistols, jewelry or whatever the customer wants. It fits between 2 studs in a wall. The mirror is a standard 4’ X 1’ mirror. I am going to replace the slides with full extension slides. Beetle kill pine.

thanks for reading

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.





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grizzman

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#1 posted 02-08-2014 09:14 PM

great idea monte, hope your doing well..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#2 posted 02-08-2014 09:28 PM

That one deserves a double dose of awesomeness..
Do you have a way to latch or lock the mirror so it doesn’t open too easily to be discovered?

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 02-08-2014 09:36 PM

I haven’t figured out a lock for them. I would love suggestions.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 02-08-2014 09:57 PM

That is a super idea. If I think of any good lock ideas I’ll let you know.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#5 posted 02-08-2014 10:18 PM

I think you have a winner idea there.
I agree some kind of pin lock that works with a magnet would be cool, and not visible ...

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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jaykaypur

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#6 posted 02-08-2014 10:21 PM

Nice job….this ought a sell quick as an add- on or for new construction. An idea for a “lock” .....put decorative squares/pegs/etc on each corner but have only one of them go completely through the corner of the mirror door into the stud. Just an idea.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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cajunpen

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#7 posted 02-08-2014 10:38 PM

Great looking piece Monte. Perhaps you could make some sort of slide so that the mirror would slide off to one side to expose the inside. Maybe like some sort of French Cleat system – top and bottom? It would be even securer (if that’s a word) if you could mount French Cleats to either side, having to lift if up to remove the mirror – but being 4’ long that might not work – you might hit the ceiling on an 8’ ceiling.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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BusterB

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#8 posted 02-08-2014 11:18 PM

Fantastic idea Monte…. a little bigger version and I could even hide myself from the wife when she has projects….lol slick build

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#9 posted 02-08-2014 11:43 PM

What a great idea!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#10 posted 02-08-2014 11:47 PM

very nice peice Monte, as usual you knocked another one out of the park.

-- atta boy Clarence!

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#11 posted 02-08-2014 11:56 PM

Very imaginative…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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bowtie

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#12 posted 02-09-2014 12:12 AM

very cool idea Monte,
used in new construction maybe a remote rod or cable hooked up to a coat rack or moulding ( like on Scooby doo )

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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gfadvm

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#13 posted 02-09-2014 01:36 AM

What a cool design! You didn’t tell me about this one. Magnets are my only thought but they don’t hold sliding parts as well as lifting parts (if that makes any sense).

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#14 posted 02-09-2014 02:15 AM

Monte,

You know your customers! I’d want a secure box for safety and theft. I’m thinking a second locked door behind a removable mirror?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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hoss12992

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#15 posted 02-09-2014 03:33 AM

That looks great buddy. Love it

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