Currently Being ModeratedNov 9, 2013 9:37 PM (in response to gussie88)
I don't think you can password protect a folder in Mavericks per se.
You can password protect a disk image and store your folder in it.
There's also 3rd party solutions like TrueCrypt.
Currently Being ModeratedDec 31, 2013 1:33 AM (in response to gussie88)
Disk image is the way to go to password protect a folder.
This gives a good explanation of how: