How to carve out a book

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How do you hide things in a book?

There’s value either way.

  1. Buy a Book. …
  2. Gather Your Supplies. …
  3. Mark off a few pages in the front. …
  4. Wrap the cover with plastic bags. …
  5. Brush glue on the outside of the pages. …
  6. Place the book in a vice or under a weight. …
  7. Draw the outline of your secret compartment. …
  8. Cut out the secret compartment.

How do you glue a book shut?

Brush your glue mixture around the outside pages of the book. Set some glossy (non-sticky) magazine pages between the cover and the glued part of the book, and shut the book. Put something heavy on top as a weight to hold it tightly shut while it dries. Set it to dry for at least 20 minutes.

How do you make a book lock safe?

Steps:

  1. Open the cover of the book.
  2. Add some PVA or all purpose glue to the back of the wood.
  3. Next place the piece of wood with the lock onto the back and align the key section with the keyhole in the cover.
  4. Add some weight to the top of the wood and leave to dry for a few hours.

How do you hollow a book?

How to hollow your book:

  1. Pick your book. You can really judge a book by its cover with this craft. …
  2. Prepare the book. …
  3. Mark the hollowed section. …
  4. Start hollowing. …
  5. Prep for the Mod Podge. …
  6. Seal it up. …
  7. Apply weight and let dry overnight. …
  8. Remove wax paper.

Where do burglars look first?

Most people keep valuables in their bedrooms, so burglars make that their first stop. The fancy jewelry box on the dresser is irresistible. They’ll be sure to check the closet looking for guns, cash, expensive clothing/shoes, or even a handy suitcase to store the loot.

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