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Just because eBooks are on the rise doesn't mean all those pretty hardcovers have to be relegated to clearance or the trash. I've given this old hardcover a second chance at life by hollowing out the inside and filling it with a stainless steel flask!

This old book was found in the clearance bin, so I gave it a second life as a secret flask safe. Open the old black hardcover of "Beauty Beast" to the title page, and you'll find a specially carved compartment that conceals the included flask.

Perfect for those readers/drinkers out there, and a great way to sneak booze around places. For legal reasons, I won't disclose WHERE you can sneak booze around, but you get the idea!

These make great groomsmen gifts - convo me for more info if you'd like to set up your own custom listing!

These are the original flask safes on Etsy.com, as seen online since 2008.

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More about the book safe making process:

♥ The pages of the book are securely glued together, and then the inside is precision carved. There are no two books that are alike - each one is handmade and one-of-a-kind.

♥ The inside pages are not lined in any way. In fact, I always maintain as much as the original book as a I can - the bottom page is the original text and page, and I usually leave a few loose pages before the carving.

♥ All Pommes Frites books are "ethically sourced". I never use new, rare, or valuable books to create book safes. Pommes Frites repurposes books that are at the end of their lifespan for one reason or another, usually claiming them from clearance bins and library book sales. Whether it's an outdated copy or stained from age and wear, I see the value and give it a second life.

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Book Specifics:
♥ Title: "Beauty Beast"
♥ Color: Black
♥ Measurements: 8.5" x 5.5" (21.5 cm x 14 cm)
♥ Compartment Measurements (at longest points) 4" x 5", 1" deep (10 cm x 12.5 cm x 2.5 cm depth)
♥ Included with purchase is a stainless steel flask that holds 6 oz of liquid

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Shipping Information:
♥ All items come wrapped in kraft paper & twine. Need a gift message? Just make a note in the "message to seller" and I can customize one for you.
♥ Your item will ship securely via USPS Priority Mail with Delivery Confirmation, which typically arrives in 2-3 days inside the US. Orders placed between Sun-Thurs ship next day.
♥ International, allow 7-10 days. (Please see my "Shop Policies" for extra info!)

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Check out my shop for more book safes! http://www.etsy.com/shop/pommesfrites?section_id=11097495

Design © 2008 - 2012 Kristen Pumphrey / Pommes Frites
Kristen Pumphrey
Thomas Neuberger

hollow book flask safe ''beauty beast'' (flask included) - old book with flask inside

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: book, glue
  • Feedback: 1397 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from California, United States
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