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17 DIY Decor Ideas For The Ultimate Man Cave

Are you dreaming of transforming that spare bedroom, basement or garden shed into the man cave you know you’ve always deserved? Check out these DIY ideas for the ultimate man cave.

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1. A pallet bar

The most important feature in any man cave is the bar, so if you can get your hands on some pallets, creating a one-of-a-kind bar will make you the envy of all your friends. Get the instructions here.
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The most important feature in any man cave is the bar, so if you can get your hands on some pallets, creating a one-of-a-kind bar will make you the envy of all your friends. Get the instructions here.

2. Recycled car tire coffee table

What better surface could there be to place your beer on than this recycled car tire coffee table? Find out how to make it yourself here.
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What better surface could there be to place your beer on than this recycled car tire coffee table? Find out how to make it yourself here.

3. This beer bottle clock

If you've got empty beer bottles collecting dust somewhere in your home this beer bottle clock makes the ultimate man cave accessory, and fortunately it's super easy to make too.
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If you've got empty beer bottles collecting dust somewhere in your home this beer bottle clock makes the ultimate man cave accessory, and fortunately it's super easy to make too.

4. A cork wall

If you want to throw darts or hang pictures without worrying about what your wall will look like after the fact, a cork wall is an absolute must, and installing one yourself is easier than you might think.
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If you want to throw darts or hang pictures without worrying about what your wall will look like after the fact, a cork wall is an absolute must, and installing one yourself is easier than you might think.

5. Wall hooks made from wrenches

Need to hang up your jacket? Do it in the manliest way possible these DIY wall hooks fashioned from wrenches.
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Need to hang up your jacket? Do it in the manliest way possible these DIY wall hooks fashioned from wrenches.

6. A Jack Daniels soap dispenser

When real men wash their hands they do it with a Jack Daniels soap dispenser. Making your own is as easy as removing the pump from a regular soap dispenser and attaching it to a whiskey bottle of your choosing.
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When real men wash their hands they do it with a Jack Daniels soap dispenser. Making your own is as easy as removing the pump from a regular soap dispenser and attaching it to a whiskey bottle of your choosing.

7. Cinder block side tables

Need a place to set down your drink or DIY magazine? Cinder blocks aren't just useful for constructing houses, they can come in handy as masculine side tables too.
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Need a place to set down your drink or DIY magazine? Cinder blocks aren't just useful for constructing houses, they can come in handy as masculine side tables too.

8. Tree stump side tables

If you don't have cinder blocks at hand but still want to make a statement with your side table, tree stumps might be right for you. You can add legs and finish the wood like in this tutorial, or you can just go full man cave on it and set it down on the ground.
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If you don't have cinder blocks at hand but still want to make a statement with your side table, tree stumps might be right for you. You can add legs and finish the wood like in this tutorial, or you can just go full man cave on it and set it down on the ground.

9. A pallet lounger

If you're on a budget but still want to chill in style, a pallet lounger is just the thing. There are endless varieties when it comes to pallet loungers and sofas, but here are some ideas to get you started.
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If you're on a budget but still want to chill in style, a pallet lounger is just the thing. There are endless varieties when it comes to pallet loungers and sofas, but here are some ideas to get you started.

10. A pallet coffee table

If the recycled car tire coffee table seems like too much work, a pallet table is a lot more straightforward to make. As an added bonus, it will match nicely with your pallet lounger and bar.
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If the recycled car tire coffee table seems like too much work, a pallet table is a lot more straightforward to make. As an added bonus, it will match nicely with your pallet lounger and bar.

11. A car tire wash basin

Your Jack Daniels soap dispenser will need a sink to rest on, and this car tire wash basin could be just the thing. Check out this YouTube tutorial to get started on your own.
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Your Jack Daniels soap dispenser will need a sink to rest on, and this car tire wash basin could be just the thing. Check out this YouTube tutorial to get started on your own.

12. Penny floor

If you're looking a more original way to tile your floor, why not use pennies instead of tiles? All you need is thousands of pennies and lots of patience. Easy right? Get the instructions here.
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If you're looking a more original way to tile your floor, why not use pennies instead of tiles? All you need is thousands of pennies and lots of patience. Easy right? Get the instructions here.

13. License plate dust pan

Why use a regular dustpan when you can create a super cool one using nothing more than an old license plate and frying pan handle?
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Why use a regular dustpan when you can create a super cool one using nothing more than an old license plate and frying pan handle?

14. A bottle cap mosaic

Once you've saved up enough bottle caps, you can get creative and put together a master piece. Bottle cap mosaics can be used for everything from decorating tables to catchy signs and even wall art. Find some inspiration here.
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Once you've saved up enough bottle caps, you can get creative and put together a master piece. Bottle cap mosaics can be used for everything from decorating tables to catchy signs and even wall art. Find some inspiration here.

15. A gas can speaker set

If regular speakers just wouldn't do your man cave justice, this gas can speaker set is for you. It's a bit more technical than most of the projects on this list, but fortunately these instructions are pretty detailed.
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If regular speakers just wouldn't do your man cave justice, this gas can speaker set is for you. It's a bit more technical than most of the projects on this list, but fortunately these instructions are pretty detailed.

16. Skate board light fixtures

This skateboard light fixture, which was thought up by skateboarder and Reddit user misterpiggies, is both cool and functional, making it a definite man cave must-have.
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This skateboard light fixture, which was thought up by skateboarder and Reddit user misterpiggies, is both cool and functional, making it a definite man cave must-have.

17. A license plate lamp

If skateboarding isn't really your thing, perhaps this lamp made from license plates and galvanized pipes would be more at home in your man cave. Find detailed instructions here.
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If skateboarding isn't really your thing, perhaps this lamp made from license plates and galvanized pipes would be more at home in your man cave. Find detailed instructions here.

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