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hidden door

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February 11, 2013
van1116 wrote:
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It's a custom made bookcase with a piano hinge, so the depth is whatever you want to make it. I'd say the minimum would be 9" if you want to keep it a bookcase. This one happens to be 12" deep.
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January 22, 2013
lacary wrote:
Wall color is perfect. Can you tell me what it is?
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Kelly Moore "Chic"
    Bookmark   Thanked by lacary    January 22, 2013 at 7:22AM
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Thank you, thank you, thank you!
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March 24, 2012
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Hi there. Can you tell me what the door release mechanism is? Thank you.
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There are roller catches along the door jamb that hold the door in place and a little tug is enough to get the door open.
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