For those lucky enough to have the space in the garage to create their very own “man cave” today is your day. We have DIYs that will help bring that area to new levels of function and style. From bottle openers to hoops, there’s something for everyone here. Check out these 15 DIYs for your man cave garage and let us know which one you must have!
1. Full Built-Ins
Rain On A Tin Roof will walk you through creating some of your very own built-ins. These will serve your garage space nicely, especially for those wanting to install a TV for game days. It’ll also help to organize the space in the best way as well.
2. Beer Coasters
These are a great gift idea for the man of the man cave. But they’re also just something fun that he can whip up himself if he so chooses. Coasters are a must-have so check out Hip2Save to learn how to style them with his favorite sips in mind.
3. Tire Coffee Table
Tires really can turn into coffee tables, we promise. And you can do so with a bit of direction from the wonderful minds behind Instructables. Take the leap and take a look!
4. Basketball Hoop
Every man cave needs basketball hoop. And thanks to My Sweet Savannah you can make your own. This route is way better than going with a cheaper version that you can buy at the local store, especially for those with a farmhouse vision.
5. Marquee Letters
By Stephanie Lynn will walk you through the process of whipping up these beautiful marquee letters. These are a great way to mark the bar area or to highlight the gaming station. Grab all the details after the leap.
6. Football Field Rug
A rug could make the garage feel a bit cozier and more welcoming. But do so in a way that doesn’t take away from the masculine energy of the space. How do you do that? Well, keep it thematic. Just look at this football rug from Chica and Jo!
7. Fishing Rod Shelf
Apartment Therapy knows that we love a great piece of organizational inspiration. If you have a load of fishing rods cluttered in the corner, get them up and out of the way! It’ll be a great way to grab and go when you need them as well.
8. Mini Fridge Redo
Turn those mini fridges into Beer Safes! Craving Some Creativity gives you all the inspiration and know-how behind its creation. You could definitely accomplish it with a bit of chalk paint too.
9. Shot Glass Holder
We found this shot glass holder on Etsy and got inspired. Firstly, this would be super easy to make for those that are into wood-working. But it’s also a genius way to organize and prep for game days with the guys.
10. Pallet Bar
Infarrantly Creative mustered up all the extra pallets and turned them into a complete bar. And that’s really easy to do for the garage. And personalize it with a bit of paint!
11. Bottle Opener
A piece of wood and hardware is all you need to create one of these walled life hacks. Shanty 2 Chic will walk you through the was process. We suggest a coat of paint and decals to level up the styling.
12. Pull-Up Bar
Want to add some interaction to the space? Well, all you need to do if check out DIY Projects for the know-how behind this pull-up bars installation. It’s a great way to coincide the gym with the cave.
13. Wooden Dart Board
Here’s another great DIY project that you’ll need some extra pallets for. Level up your afternoon of dartboards by creating a space that not only works for play, but for organization, and style. Take a look at the tutorial at 1001 Pallets.
14. Wrench Hooks
Pinterest always has a lot of great inspiration and that’s where we found this idea. You’ll need some hooks in the garage, for a variety of reasons. Coats, hats, tools, and more; all you need are some wrenches to turn into those pieces of function.
15. Sports Jersey Pillows
And to bring in some extra bouts of comfort, you’ll need some throw pillows on the couch or chairs you decide to scoot inside the man cave. These jersey pillows from Kenneth Wingard will do the job well. It’s a great way to upcycle.