Lee Valley's new Countersunk Washers solve the problem of screw heads splitting stock. The washer/screw combination applies force the same way a pan-head screw does, but is counterbored to a flush position. They're availabe in brass or stainless steel, in #6, #8 and #10 sizes, A package of 10 is $3.40 – $7.20, and they're available direct from Lee Valley. More information is available here.
15 Secret Hiding Places That Will Fool Even the Smartest Burglar
You can actually create a great hiding place for cash in the top of any interior door. You just have to drill a hole and insert a metal tube that will keep cash and smaller items out of view. This is a great place to hide jewelry and anything relatively small and you can stash away some extra cash to save for a rainy day. Use a magnet to get it back out. (NO HOW TO, ONLY PHOTO)