(Above) Introducing the Victorian Mirror Hidden Door.
Detailed Accents and more trim are being added. The
pieces are arranged and held in place by a single screw. This makes it possible for me to look at different designs before
This mirrored door is designed to conceal the opening
so that it is less likely than most door designs to be identified as a hidden door.
Moreover, it is pleasing to the eye, appearing to be nothing more than
an elegant, full-size dressing mirror.
This mirrored door design contains a top arch
and in-laid trim that silhouettes the arch. In-laid trim and arches are both advanced carpentry techniques and these
plans show you how to do it yourself step-by-step!
(Below) Victorian Mirror Hidden Door with decorative trim.
These hidden door designs are superior to most
other designs for several reasons.
Of these reasons, the first two are sufficient to make the
Number 1. This door is affixed with no cracks or apparent
openings because only the mirror moves. Moreover, the mirror closes into the trim!
Doors that open outward have cracks that can "blow the door's cover!"
Number 2. This door has a solid bottom that can not emit
light from behind the door and adds to the appearance of an immovable or "affixed" object.
Many full size doors can give them selves away by emitting light from
below the door.