How-To: Secret Bookshelf Storage Box

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How-To: Secret Bookshelf Storage Box


Are you a crafty bookworm? Hide your treasures—or maybe important documents and your whiskey collection—in plain sight with this sneaky tutorial for making your own secret bookshelf storage box from Chris at Man Made!


This would be a great way to repurpose those damaged books piled up at your local thrift store. Plus, it’d make a great handmade gift for your favorite bibliophile (provided you can assure them that no still-readable books were harmed in its making).

Want to build one this weekend? Check out the full how-to over on Man Made.

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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