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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

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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

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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 man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave 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.

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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. 19-Cool-Pallet-Projects-Pallet-Projects-Shipping-Pallet-Projects  DIY Projects For Men How To Make A Table With Shipping Pallets

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! man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave

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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?” man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave

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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. man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave

9. A Sink…That is also a Tire.


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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.

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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. man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave

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. man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave

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. man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave

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14. DIY Bar Made Out Of Shipping Pallets

Make this awesome bar to impress your friends. All you need is some old wood… man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave

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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 . man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancaveman-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave

16. Make A Balanced Book Shelf

Take a huge weight off your shoulders with this awesome book balancing act. Impress your friends with science. man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave

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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. man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave

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18. Nintendo Controller Coffee Table

Get a sick Nintendo table for a mere $3,500 dollars. No big deal. man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave

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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. man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave man-cave-man-cave-ideas-man-cave-decor-man-cave-furniture-mancave


Thanks for checking out our post on Man Cave Ideas! Have you made some pretty noteworthy man caves? Leave your feedback in the comments section below. We want to hear from you!

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nick smith
1 year 8 months ago

Hi guys i jet thought i would make us aware to you we are based in uk and have a lot of man cave style furniture you might like to see. its bespoke made thanks for your time kind regards nick smith

1 year 7 months ago

On the man cave Jack Daniels soap dispenser where do you find pumps to fit that bottle?

Renee Romeo
1 year 7 months ago

Hi Donice,

Regular pumps from hair shampoo or conditioner from the store ususally fit that type of bottle, we’ve gotten lucky and just ran to the local grocery and found some larger pumps. Beauty supply stores generally sell large pump dispensers as they need them for salons.


1 year 3 months ago

It’s just my opinion but these projects are ugly as hell.


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1 year 2 months ago

That penny floor is certainly not inexpensive. With a penny taking up just under .5 square inches, a 10×10 ft room would have 14,400 square inches of space to cover with pennies. That means that it would require 28,800 pennies, or $288. Probably cheaper than some methods, but not “non-expensive” ($2.88/sqft just for the pennies).


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Funky Junk Interiors
1 year 1 month ago

Hi there! Great roundup! And thanks so much for featuring my license plate crate! But could you PLEASE replace the pictures you have with the ones in the post WITH the watermarks?

It’s really important to leave featured photos untouched so they can always be traced back to the owner.

I have copyright info right on my blog face that asks this very thing.

Please email me if you have any questions. Thank-you!

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Lisa Loperfido
1 year 1 month ago

Sorry about that Donna, I’ll make that change right away. Thanks for providing the internet with all the awesome tutorials!! Can’t wait to see what other amazing crafts you come up with. 🙂

Best Regards,

1 year 22 days ago

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Irv Stein
Irv Stein
1 year 21 days ago

You omit any mention of “filler or sealer”. What do you suggest ? Are the pennies glued down ?
Does anyone have any experience with living with a “COPPER” floor ?

Lisa Loperfido
1 year 20 days ago

Polyurethane will do the trick!


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11 months 28 days ago

Awesome man cave stuff! gotta love the tire sinks, that would be a cool addition to the man cave.


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4 months 8 days ago

A Jack Daniel’s foam bottole? Hahahah easy to do but so smart!!


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