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Rabbit Hutch Plans – Step-By-Step Plans

Rabbit hutch plans, plans include free PDF download, step-by-step illustrated instructions, measurements, cutting list, and shopping list.

Rabbit Hutch Plans – Overview

Rabbit Hutch Plans – Material List

Shopping List

Shopping List

4 – 2×4 – 8′

7 – 2×2 – 8′

1 – 5/8″ t1-11 exterior siding – 4’x8′

wire mesh

2 1/2″ deck screws

1 1/2″ deck screws

fence staples

hinges

door latch

Cutting List

Cutting List

2 – 2×4 – 47 1/2″

3 – 2×4 – 21″

4 – 2×4 – 18″

2 – 2×4 – 29 1/8″

4 – 2×2 – 18″

3 – 2×2 – 24″

3 – 2×2 – 32″

3 – 2×2 – 21″

3 – 2×2 – 17″

5 – 2×2 – 13 1/4″

2 – 2×2 – 29 1/8″

2 – 2×2 – 17 1/2″

2 – 2×2 – 19″

1 – 5/8 t1-11 exterior siding – 4’x8′ sheet, cut to size

wire mesh – cut to size

rabbit hutch plans step 1 floor

Build the floor for the rabbit hutch, cut two 2×4’s to 47 1/2″ and three 2×4’s to 21″. Drill pilot holes and assemble the floor as shown on illustration above using 2 1/2″ deck screws.

rabbit hutch plans step 2

Cut the legs to the height you want the rabbit hutch or as shown above.

Cut four 2×4’s to 18″ and four 2×2’s to 18″, assemble the leg pieces to form a L, next drill pilot holes and secure them together with 2 1/2″ deck screws. Attach the legs to the corners of the floor by drilling pilot holes and using 2 1/2″ deck screws.

Cut wire mesh to size and install as shown on illustration above.

rabbit hutch plans step 3

Build three wall frames as show on illustration above. Cut three 2×2’s to 24″ long, three 2×2’s to 32″ long, three 2×2’s to 21″ long, cut a 10 degree angle cut to one end, and three 2×2’s to 17″ long, cut a 10 degree angle cut to one end.

Assemble the wall frames as shown on illustration above, drill pilot holes and assemble with 2 1/2″ deck screws.

rabbit hutch plans step 4

Two of the wall frames will have 5/8″ t1-11 exterior siding, cut siding to size and install using 1 1/2″ deck screws. Cut a door to one of the walls, see illustration above.

One of the wall frame will have wire mesh, cut to size and install using fence staples.

Install the walls, drill pilot holes and screw 2 1/2″ deck screws through the bottom wall frame and into the floor.

rabbit hutch plans step 5

Cut a 2×4 to 29 1/8″ long, make a 10 degree bevel cut to one edge of the board. Cut a 2×2 to 13 1/4″ long, make a bevel cut to one edge of the board. Install as shown on illustration above, drill pilot holes and use 2 1/2″ deck screws.

rabbit hutch plans step 6

Cut two 2×2’s to 13 1/4″ long, make a 10 degree bevel cut to the edge of one of the 2×2 boards. Cut a 2×4 to 29 1/8″ long, make a bevel cut to one edge of the board. Drill pilot holes and install with 2 1/2″ deck screws.

rabbit hutch plans step 7

Cut wire mesh to size and install to the back as shown on illustration above. Cut the back siding to size, notch around the 2×2’s, install using 1 1/2″ deck screws.

rabbit hutch plans step 8

Cut two 2×2’s to 29 1/8″ long, and two 2×2’s to 17 1/2″ long. Assemble the door frame as shown on illustration above, drill pilot holes and assemble with 2 1/2″ deck screws. Cut wire mesh to size and attach to the door frame.

rabbit hutch plans step 9

Cut two 2×2’s to 19″ long. and two 2×2’s to 13 1/4″ long. Assemble the door frame as shown on illustration above, drill pilot holes and use 2 1/2″ deck screws to assemble. Cut siding to size and attach to the door frame, screw 1 1/2″ deck screws through the siding and into the door frame.

rabbit hutch plans step 10

Install the door hinges and attach the doors to the rabbit hutch. Install the door latch.

rabbit hutch plans step 11

Cut a piece of siding to 32″ x 47 1/2″ for the roof. Attach the roof with  1 1/2″ deck screws, screw through the siding and into the wall frame.

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