Make a Book with a Secret Compartment 📕

  • Published on Jul 31, 2013
  • I show how to make a book safe that can be used to hide small items. 📚 Book safes are an age-old way to stash one's treasures--the key to a safe, a private document, a flask, a gun. And you can use them while traveling to hide your iPod, backup cash, or other valuables from would-be thieves. A hollowed-out book is a clever place to hide valuables. There are many companies that have book safes on the market, but why buy something that can be easily made at home with a bit of time and patience. You get to choose the book and set the depth of the safe. It a great place to hide your valuables or impress your friends.
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    Pre-Made Secret Book Compartments: (Canada)

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    Things you will need:
    - Book: (Thick hardcover books work best)
    - Glue: (
    - Box cutter/Xacto knife: (
    - Paintbrush: (
    - Felt/ thick paper: (
    - Ruler: (
    - Heavy objects
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Comments • 591

  • Mare Van Huisstede
    Mare Van Huisstede 2 months ago

    You mean: How to Kill a Book

  • *•* :P
    *•* :P 2 months ago +1

    Oh I did this and put chalkboard paint on the insides so I can write my notes and messages on too! 🙃

  • Anthony Portillo
    Anthony Portillo 3 months ago

    You should put a lock

  • I have a small peepee
    I have a small peepee 3 months ago

    I'm using this to store my dildo in a bible. Thanks!

  • Lil Notoriginal
    Lil Notoriginal 3 months ago

    pussy as niggas feelin bad for the books

  • E. Barreca
    E. Barreca 4 months ago

    What's the reason for gluing the first 20 pages to the front?

  • abov
    abov 4 months ago

    Hi! i am making one of these for my friend and i glued about 15 pages or so in the front so i could keep the front page art but now there is a huge crease that makes it almost impossible for the book to stay closed on its own. Is there any way I can get rid of the crease? Or is there an easy way to remove the glue to reglue it? PLEASE HELP!

  • Coupon New York
    Coupon New York 4 months ago

    Great tutorial thank you

  • Marius Haugen
    Marius Haugen 5 months ago

    What type of glue?

  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler 6 months ago

    Will I go to hell if I use a bible and stash my booze in it this Halloween? God bless alcohol🙏🏼

  • AstronomicFilth
    AstronomicFilth 6 months ago

    Way to hide a Revolver to shoot John in the face, to later miss when the opportunity is there

  • Tik Tok
    Tik Tok 6 months ago

    Hey the music was like temple run and I didn’t liked it but thx for the vedio

  • Rs gamer
    Rs gamer 6 months ago

    your hack is so coll

  • Rs gamer
    Rs gamer 6 months ago

    i am shubham

  • Rs gamer
    Rs gamer 6 months ago

    thanks bro

  • Beverly Lindsay
    Beverly Lindsay 7 months ago

    Love this idea..thanks so much for sharing 💕

  • jmac
    jmac 7 months ago

    What kind of glue do you use?

  • Toastie The Toast
    Toastie The Toast 7 months ago

    Would Have Been Better To Use A *Twilight* Book

  • Golu Ujjainwal
    Golu Ujjainwal 7 months ago


  • Megan Keli
    Megan Keli 7 months ago


  • Boston Corleone
    Boston Corleone 7 months ago

    I hid a quarter pound with this method . Vacuum Sealed .

  • Real Lyfe
    Real Lyfe 8 months ago

    Hey was that Elmer's glue?

  • Shadow_TV
    Shadow_TV 8 months ago

    Good and straight to the point!

  • Megan Keli
    Megan Keli 8 months ago

    I dunno why but I was at the edge of my seat throughout this entire video

  • uwu
    uwu 8 months ago

    Now I can hide my tenga eggs! ( ͡~ ͜ʖ ͡°)

  • Kriti Manjhi
    Kriti Manjhi 9 months ago

    You destroy a book ..,

  • Somnath Karan
    Somnath Karan 9 months ago

    Someone please suggest me some books to try this😓. Ty

  • dreas mom
    dreas mom 9 months ago +1

    Making one from a classic fairy tales book. Then filling with trinkets and giving to my 3 year old neice. Thank you.

    • Beverly Lindsay
      Beverly Lindsay 7 months ago

      dreas mom great idea. Thanks..will do one for my grandaughter 👍

  • Mindingu Love
    Mindingu Love 9 months ago

    Ill hide a flask inside the bible

  • blackkangaroo13
    blackkangaroo13 10 months ago

    music tho aghhhhhhhhhh

  • Lewdbox UwU
    Lewdbox UwU 10 months ago

    Is it hard?

  • •••Mewchio Studio•••

    I'm doing this for the sake of my phone

  • Henry McLaughlin V
    Henry McLaughlin V 11 months ago

    What type of glue is this

  • ValejojoJ01OghojojoJ 01

    isn't that the bibble?

  • Shaheena Ramzan
    Shaheena Ramzan Year ago

    Knowledge Is Power...😂

  • holly Bloom
    holly Bloom Year ago

    I done this once to a Bible..... No wonder the nuns at my school hated me

  • oO Anonyme Oo
    oO Anonyme Oo Year ago

    Why glue the first 20 pages together ?

  • Lil Isap
    Lil Isap Year ago

    Perfect for bunkering Gahnja

  • Toria
    Toria Year ago

    @All the people screaming about the books
    Not all books are useful or interesting.

  • chris happy
    chris happy Year ago

    Is there a way u can make a latch on it or like a lock

  • Arjuno Calmi Ridoi Robi

    Sabar betul ya pak motong kertas dalemnya wkwk

  • Syncere Marcelus
    Syncere Marcelus Year ago

    About time that book became useful

  • Michael Westen
    Michael Westen Year ago

    Awesome music

  • Lauri Butt
    Lauri Butt Year ago +35

    Wow now I can hide a book inside and book.

  • Jesse Frias
    Jesse Frias Year ago

    am i the only one that can't watch a book go.

  • Tactical_Assault_Popsicle

    For anyone looking to do this you can cut the time it takes in half using any cordless drill and a hand coping saw.

  • Elmo273
    Elmo273 Year ago

    Is this only for hard covered books ?

  • cheeseburger
    cheeseburger Year ago

    but that's the bible

  • Von Malegowski
    Von Malegowski  Year ago

    If you don't want to make one you can always buy one on Amazon: ( 📚

  • Cody cannons
    Cody cannons Year ago

    Very cool project what glue did you use?

    RAMA PARIHAR Year ago

    I don't like it

  • Miguel Aponte
    Miguel Aponte Year ago

    What type of glue should I use

  • Liz G
    Liz G Year ago

    Next time don’t use a library book 😂

  • Thiago Wutzke
    Thiago Wutzke Year ago

    I hide weed in a bible

  • Isabella Grace
    Isabella Grace Year ago

    It would be nice if I had a razor dammit

  • clash of clans 108

    fantastic bro

  • Aldo Alfaro
    Aldo Alfaro Year ago

    You stole a book from a public library... shame on you!

  • Scorpion King
    Scorpion King Year ago

    Dude your doing a sin

  • Ayden Aguilar
    Ayden Aguilar Year ago

    What type glue

  • Cyber V
    Cyber V Year ago +5

    My sister thought I was watching an action/adventure movie and made popcorn 😂😂

  • Ali Khan
    Ali Khan Year ago

    why is the music so intense

  • Owen Mills
    Owen Mills Year ago

    I hid my menorah in a copy of mien kamf....mind freak

  • Hassan German
    Hassan German Year ago

    No i can finally watch game of thrones in class

  • Ashley Luna
    Ashley Luna Year ago

    How long does it to take to cut that all the way through lol???

  • wolke 979
    wolke 979 Year ago

    What kind of glue do you use ?

  • Samantha Pergande

    Could I use any kind of glue or just plain glue?

  • George Valencia
    George Valencia Year ago


  • Ya boi Naruto
    Ya boi Naruto Year ago

    You could buy one online

  • ZerKoo
    ZerKoo Year ago +1

    Good job. French Kiss

  • Adrian Swaby
    Adrian Swaby Year ago

    Robert Hill
    How much air you need to apologize


  • sixteenskies
    sixteenskies Year ago

    any girls gonna hide their ammo to fight japan from attacking in there?

  • Cameron Duguid
    Cameron Duguid Year ago

    Public Library

  • KcK AK
    KcK AK Year ago

    What kind of glue is that??

  • DeicideMetalDemon

    Man, people are pathetic and desperate to hide their shit anywhere including up their ass or vagina. wtf. people are fucking weird as fuck.

  • alex dickson
    alex dickson Year ago

    like how its a library book

  • Crystal Angel
    Crystal Angel Year ago

    i want to hide my diary in a book just like that

  • Lya_
    Lya_ Year ago

    I did this to hide my phone while i'm in class HAHAHAH.

  • Bobble Head
    Bobble Head Year ago

    This music makes this feel like a scene where the main hero is hiding a special pendant to save the world.

  • Alfonso Gardini
    Alfonso Gardini Year ago

    "CALGARY PUBLIC LIBRARY"?!?!?!?!?!?!

  • Listen to Exo Don't Mess Up My Tempo

    The BGM is 😂

  • Zen Reefer
    Zen Reefer Year ago

    this is how i hide my weed lol

  • James William Mendes

    Why don't you return the public library's book? Do it with some book you bought!

    • Von Malegowski
      Von Malegowski  Year ago +2

      +James William Mendes I did buy it, the library would sell old books.

  • Evan .M
    Evan .M Year ago

    i like how it had a public library stamp on one of the pages

  • Millazoo playa
    Millazoo playa Year ago

    hide your phone and put on silence sit at back of classroom pretend to read and play games
    thank me later

  • Toxic Maaate
    Toxic Maaate Year ago

    savage using a library book!!

  • Fernando Teggatz
    Fernando Teggatz Year ago

    what sort of knife do you have

  • Life Kids
    Life Kids Year ago

    Интересное видео у вас получилось, молодцы, вам большой лайк! Давайте дружить! Всем взаимная подписка! мы только за честную дружбу с полными просмотрами ваших видео, лайками и комментариями.

  • Gen R
    Gen R 2 years ago

    "calgary public library"

  • Strale
    Strale 2 years ago

    Yeah die books!! MwhaahhasdhsxhsahhahahahahaHahHhhaajahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhaahahahahahahaahahahahhahaahahah

    Wtf is wrong with me...

  • Basel Alsafadi
    Basel Alsafadi 2 years ago


  • Irish Unknown 2
    Irish Unknown 2 2 years ago

    put some weight
    me: *sits on the book*

  • 宝石Hōseki
    宝石Hōseki 2 years ago

    once one of my cousins found a Harry Potter book and made this, later on she became a potterhead.. let's just say she exploded with anger, it was extremely priceless to watch

  • mester binn
    mester binn 2 years ago

    im using a math book so that for me it's very satisfying😂

  • Catalina Ester
    Catalina Ester 2 years ago

    I really want to make this but I can't decide which book I'm gonna kill D:

  • Aiden
    Aiden 2 years ago

    I can finally use my Bible

  • Willem Markey
    Willem Markey 2 years ago

    H's destroying a book from a public library

  • danger incorporated
    danger incorporated 2 years ago

    I could easily do this.

  • Blob the dog with shoes on Brown

    Is that a bible?