dog house plans

Dog House Plans – Free DIY Projects

Keep your dog warm in the winter and cool in the summer by building him a dog house. The dog house plans listed below come in many sizes and designs.

The size of the dog house will depend on the size of the dog. Determine what size you need before looking for plans. The type of dog houses below are for gable, lean to, and saltbox.

Free Dog House Plans

gable roof dog house plansGable Design Dog House

This dog house measures 3’x3′. The foundation is built using 2×4 treated lumber. The floor deck is plywood. The frame is constructed using 2×2 boards. The instructions include a parts list along with detailed drawings for assembly.

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doghjousesDog Houses

This site has plans for different doghouses. You can get ideas on the designs. The instructions are not very detailed and the drawings may seem confusing to some. If you are an experienced builder then this PDF download can be what you need.

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insulated dog house plansInsulated Custom Dog House

This tutorial will show you how to build an insulated dog house. The roof design is a lean to, not to many angles to cut. Step-by-step instructions in video format makes it easy to understand. There is also a PDF of the dog house that can be downloaded and printed out.

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gable dog house plansBuilding a Suitable Dog House

This gable roof dog house is for a medium size dog 40-75 pounds. This house is designed to be warm in the winter, cool in the summer, and draft free. Also features a sun deck, and a side door to make cleaning easy. Included in this PDF is lots of information on dogs.

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stylish dog house plansRanch Style Dog House

This lean to style dog house is constructed using 3 sheets of plywood. It is designed for a large dog. The 2×2 entrance arbor makes this dog house stand out. The shingle roof is removable for easy cleaning.

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salt box dog house plansSaltbox Doghouse

This dog house begins as a basic house then the roof is extended to form a porch. Another feature is the door entrance, it is on the side giving the dog a bit more protection from the elements. Includes detailed drawing, and lots of ideas and tips.

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  1. Want to start a new hobby.

  2. I’m getting bored,love working with wood and power tools.

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