How to Hide a Television With a Two Way Mirror

Save

When your TV is not turned on, it's nothing more than a large dark paperweight that sits in the corner of the room. Instead of having that large albatross of an appliance, get more out of your room by hiding it in plain sight. The best way to do this is by using that great instrument of magicians from around the world: the two-way mirror.

Things You'll Need

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Two-way mirror
  • Hole in the wall
  • Find a place to hide your TV, which should be a flat-screen model. The ideal place is a wall that has enough depth to hold a TV. Cut a hole that is large and deep enough for your TV and place the television inside. Make sure the inside of the hole is completely dark.

  • Take care of the wiring by either running it off to the side through another hole or by cutting a hole through the back of the wall and running the wires out there. How you hide the wires depends on how your place is situated and how neat you want the whole thing to look.

  • Install either an ordinary two-way mirror or a specially made television mirror. (Companies such as HiddenTelevision.com have mirrors made specifically for TVs.) Put the mirror in a frame and mount it over the hole, taking extra care that the TV can be seen through the reflective part of the mirror.

  • Turn on the TV and make sure the light from it will pass through the mirror, allowing it to be seen. When you turn off the TV, the mirror will bounce light off, again becoming reflective and hiding the TV from the rest of the world.

References

Promoted By Zergnet

Comments

You May Also Like

  • How to Hide a Flat Screen TV

    How to Hide a Flat Screen TV. The new living room is almost perfect but the new humongous flat screen TV sticks...

  • How to Make a 2-Way Mirror

    You can construct a simple two-way mirror using the same techniques used to provide privacy or protection from sun and ultraviolet rays...

  • How to Put a TV Behind a Two-Way Mirror

    Televisions have long been the focal point of any living room, and for good reason: That's where the family puts most of...

  • How to Mirror the Monitor to an HDTV

    The high resolutions of high-definition televisions (HDTVs) makes it possible to use them as a duplicate display for a computer monitor in...

  • How to Make a TV Mirror

    Although almost everyone in the modern world owns a television, homeowners are constantly trying to hide them. One of the most popular...

  • How to Hide a Mirror Medicine Cabinet

    A medicine cabinet can dominate the room, and a mirror medicine cabinet may not suit your updated bathroom decor. If you don't...

  • Creative Ways to Hide Flat Screens

    A flat screen TV is a beautiful thing to look at when watching movies and television. But when it's not in use...

  • Do it Yourself 2 Way Mirror

    One of the most important parts of any police show on television is the interrogation scene. This scene usually consists of a...

Related Searches

Check It Out

Geek Vs Geek: Robot battles, hoverboard drag race, and more

M
Is DIY in your DNA? Become part of our maker community.
Submit Your Work!