Need man cave ideas on a budget for your ultimate man cave? If you feel like you don’t have a sanctuary in your home, why not make one? If you’re on the hunt the perfect space, these man cave ideas will help you out. From cool decor ideas to the best furniture, I’m sure you’ll find something to make a cool place you can call your own!
Must-Have Man Cave Ideas for the Ultimate Male Hangout!
1. DIY Mason Jar Chandelier
2. DIY Beer Coasters
3. DIY Rustic Pallet Headboard
How about a pallet project for your man cave? Add a rustic touch to your room by making this DIY headboard. Click here to read more!
4. Cork Dartboard Cabinet
I can’t imagine a man cave without darts. Spare your wall the holes by making this DIY cork dartboard cabinet. Check the tutorial here.
5. Acid Stain Your Floor
Have a stunning floor with acid stain. Impress your guests when you tell them that you acid-stained your own floor, but they may not believe you! Click here to read more.
6. Liquor Bottle Lamp
Put those empty liquor bottles to good use. Upcycle old bottles into desk lamps. How cool does this look? Click here for the tutorial!
7. DIY Ammo Crate Table
Here’s the perfect small man cave furniture piece. A simple army ammo crate would make a great DIY table for your man cave. Click here to read more!
8. The Kegerator
Keep your beer cold like it was refrigerated and flowing like it was straight from a keg. This would be a great addition to your man cave. Click here to get the tutorial.
9. Bombproof Pullup Bar
Now, your man cave shouldn’t just be all toys and beer; you have to stay fit too to avoid that beer belly. Make this awesome pullup bar from metal pipes! Click here to read more.
10. DIY Record Frame
If you’d like to add some wall art, make one by following these three easy steps.
11. Beer Bottle Shot Glass
So you’ve been making beer bottle glasses for your man cave and probably have been wondering what you can do with the top part of the bottle. Here’s a cool DIY to answer to that: beer bottle shot glasses. Check it out here.
12. DIY Giant Bean Bag
13. Upcycled Tire Coffee Table
This is a great coffee table for multiple purposes. Not only is it cool, since it’s made out of an old tire, but you can also store a lot of stuff inside. Check out the tutorial here.
14. Football Field Rug
If you love football, then this rug is a must-have in your man cave. There’s nothing better than having this DIY rug and hosting the Super Bowl game day for your buddies. See how you can make one here.
15. Beverage Bar
Just imagine: you’re eating with the guys and someone wants an ice cold beer. Who’s going to stand up and get it? No one! With this upcycled table, always have a cold beer within arm’s reach. Check it out here.
16. Pallet Wall
If you’re going rustic for your man cave, then don’t forget to make this pallet wall. It’s an awesome woodworking project you can make for just $20! See how here.
17. DIY Marquee
Sometimes guys just have to mark their territory. What better way than to have your initials in lights or to make a shining statement? See how you can make one here.
18. Leather Belt Shelves
Make hanging shelves out of leather belts! If you have old belts you’re not using anymore, this would be the perfect DIY project for that. Check the tutorial here.
19. Old Shirt Canvas
If you’re looking for easy and cheap man cave ideas, this is it! A quick and easy wall art project with old shirts. Just grab a canvas, stapler, and you’re good to go start hanging. See it here.
20. Sports Jersey Pillows
Pillows are either plain and boring, or too girly. Make a change! Make these cool sports jersey pillow from real jerseys. Check out the easy tutorial here.
21. DC Comic Coffee Table
This may be a hard project if you have a rare comic book collection. But you can also get old comic books at a thrift store and turn it into this cool DIY comic coffee table. See how here.
22. DIY Tire Foot Stool
So you still have more tires lying around? I found another upcycling project you can use them for. Make a DIY tire footstool. It’s super easy, although I’m sure you’d probably prefer it in a different color. Check the tutorial here.
23. Drum Pendant Lamp
If you’re a musician, you definitely need this in your man cave. See how you can make it here.
Have no room in the house for a man cave? Check out this video from Stoltzfus Structures and get inspiration for a man cave/garden storage shed:
In case you need more man cave ideas from our last post, these ideas should have you covered. I know that you’ll want more man cave stuff to add to make the ultimate man cave. That’s why I’m making this new collection of ideas that you can DIY. Make it your next cool DIY project!
Did you enjoy our list of man cave ideas? Let us know in the comments section below what your thoughts are on these ideas for the ultimate man cave!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published 0n March 23, 2015, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.