This technique fixes the book to a board while you're cutting, making it easier to get clean, straight walls on the inside cavity. Best for large hardcovers or paperbacks of any size.
A hammer, wood, and large finishing nails are required.
Keep the book safe closed by adding a small magnet set into the pages. This is an especially nice touch to add if you're making book safes as gifts.
Spruce up the inside of your book safe with just a few extra (and extra simple) steps.
Yes, you can use a paperback book for a hollow book safe! It won't look as good as a hardcover, and it's not as easy, but it can be done with these instructions.
Add a professional-looking padded, fabric-covered interior and hide your stuff in style!