This Lego Bookshelf Safe Protects Your Small Plastic Knobbly Valuables (video)

8568915695_ec62b5ccaa[1]Hiding a safe inside a book or bookcase is an old trope in stories and an even older one in real life, but here’s a new twist on the tale.

One Lego enthusiast by the name of Blake Baer has built a scale model hidden safe entirely from Legos. His project was developed as an entry for the 2013 MOCathalon, and it uses a Lego MindStorm and other Lego components to build not just a secret safe but an animated one.

Check out this video to see it in action:

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills weekly. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.


  1. ucfgrad9326 March, 2013

    I love all things LEGO! Thanks for sharing.

  2. Cookie26 March, 2013

    So the guy with a black glove figured out it was safe and stole the contents.


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