Do you ever wish you had a place of your own to go relax? A cool man cave so you can have a little dude time to yourself? Maybe your girlfriend left ya, maybe you kicked her out, or maybe you just can’t be bothered with the outside world at the moment. Sounds like you need to make a man cave. Sometimes you just need a little man time to fill the void and cool DIY Projects for men are not easy to find; it’s pretty much the science of the male psyche.
Tuck yourself away in these badass man caves that you can make yourself. Best of all, you’ll never have to worry about your wife finding out about your fantasy football league again. Want to learn more? Scroll on to see our best mancave DIY project ideas.
1. DIY Toilet Paper Holder That Everyone’s Talking About
We know how much dudes love their cars, and this is for sure the best way to honor the dude mobile. All you need is your old rusty license plate and some wood and you’re good to go! Just glue some slabs of wood together. BOOM! Instant TP holder. (And you’ll impress the ladies.)
2. DIY Jack Daniels Soap Dispenser
What man doesn’t like the smell of Whiskey in the morning? Check out this awesome soap dispenser fashioned from an old Jack Daniels bottle. The best part? Well, you get to drink the whiskey first. Duh.
3. Hooks Made From Wrenches
via The Black Workshop Aren’t these rad? It’s pretty awesome that you don’t need anything other than your super human strength, a screw driver, and an old wrench to throw these puppies up in your man cave. You can bet the dudes will be jealous.
4. DIY Cutting Board
Check out this awesome DIY cutting board along with the step-by-step tutorial on how it’s made brought to you by one of the coolest websites for all things man, manmadediy. You can totally put your drink on that too, bro.
5. Make A Wood Pallet Coffee Table
Have you ever made anything out of pallet wood? Pallet wood is used for hundreds of re-purposed projects. Check out how to make your own pallet table by reading our awesome post on cool pallet projects.
6. Book Shelf Made Out Of Pipe Clamps
Did you know that building shelves out of plumber’s pipe is just straight up easy? This is one of the most cost effective DIY shelving units you can make. Everything you need you can find right at your neighborhood Home Depot. They even have a tutorial on their website to build one to your own specific needs and measurements. Cool!
7. A Beer Barrel Made Into A Bed
Yup. It’s real. A giant bed made out of giant barrel. You thought nursery rhymes weren’t real. Guess again. This barrel bed is pretty damn cool if you ask us. We’re just wondering, “How did they fit that thing through the door?”
8. DIY Pac Man Ottoman
Oh yeah, baby. We went there. Who doesn’t want this otto-man couch? I mean, come on. You can make it yourself and you know you nearly have a heart attack when you walk into a bar and they have a Pac Man arcade game. It doesn’t get any better than this.
9. A Sink…That is also a Tire.
That’s pretty freakin’ rugged…
10. Beer Bottle Opener and Cap Catcher
What makes a beer bottle opener worth using? Not having to bend over when the sucker flies off into oblivion. Avoid the nuisance of having to do something so rudimentary by snatching one of these sick gadgets.
11. DIY Wood Pallet Arrow
Okay so this is pretty dope. Ignore the photo frames around it. We’re thinking you should probably paint it red and make a sign that says, “GET OUT – AND DON’T LET THE DOOR HIT YA…” You know the rest. Check out how it’s made here.
12. Man Cave Barbecue Made Out Of A Car
Turn your old car into a barbecue. Make sure to remove the engine before attempting this at home, kids.
13. Create A Tiled Floor Using Pennies
Now you can make the most the most non-expensive floor you’ve ever walked on. Seriously, it would probably cost you… uh, pennies.
14. DIY Bar Made Out Of Shipping Pallets
Make this awesome bar to impress your friends. All you need is some old wood…
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15. DIY Corona Drinking Glasses
These drinking glasses totally rule. All you need is some acetone and string, or a bottle cutter, and you can make awesome DIY glasses .
16. Make A Balanced Book Shelf
Take a huge weight off your shoulders with this awesome book balancing act. Impress your friends with science.
17. How to Turn Suitcases into Wall Shelving
All you need to do is grab a chainsaw and just get to it. Kidding. But how killer are these suitcase shelves? Such an awesome addition to a man cave. Further instructions on how to make them below.
18. Nintendo Controller Coffee Table
Get a sick Nintendo table for a mere $3,500 dollars. No big deal.
19. Make A Vintage Ice Chest From Wood Pallets
Make a pretty awesome vintage ice chest out of free wooden pallets. What’s better than free? Talk about cooler envy.
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