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- 1) Dog House With a Beautiful Porch
- 2) DIY Cute Dog House Made of Surplus Dining Table
- 3) Modern Dog House
- 4) Dog House with a Light by Modern Builds
- 5) Cartoonish Dog House
- 6) Rocky’s Tropical or Summer Dog House
- 7) Cute Geometric Dog House by Home Made Modern
- 8) Adorable Puppy Camper Dog House
- 9) Basic Dog House
- 10) Handyman Tips DIY Free Dog House Plan
- 11) Instructables Mobile Dog House
- 12) Cottage House Dog House Plan
- 13) Elegant Pallet Kennel with a Sun Deck
- 14) Traditional Dog House by Lowe’s
- 15) Dog House with a Spacious Rooftop Deck
- 16) Country Dog House Plan with Porch
- 17) A-Frame Simple Dog House Plan
- 18) Mansion Dog House Plan by Instructables
- 19) Stylish Mini Ranch Dog House Plan by Sunset
- 20) Insulated A-Frame Dog House by Instructables
- 21) Simple Dog House by BuildEazy
- 22) Step-by-step Dog House by Grit
- 23) Ferrocement Dog House
- 24) Dog Tree House by DIY Network
- 25) Simple Dog House by All About Dog Houses
- 26) Double Dog House by MOP
- 27) Dog House Under the Stairs by The Rodimels
- 28) Ranum Dog House Plan
- 29) Modern Dog House by DIY Network
- 30) Insulated Dog House by Ron Hazelton
- 31) Pagoda Style Dog House by DIY Network
- 32) Air Conditioned Dog House by Instructables
- 33) Dog House Built By Dad
- 34) Pallet Dog House by Easy Pallet Ideas
- 35) Cabin Dog House by DIY Network
- 36) Sled Dog House by Endurance Kennels
- 37) Puppy Whelping Design Dog House
- 38) DIY Solid Dog House by Ryobi Nation
- 39) Rouge Engineer Large Dog Bed Plan
- 40) Lucy’s Dog House by Wood Shop Diaries
- 41) Dog House with Porch by Kreg
- 42) DIY Beautiful Dog House Plan by MOP
11) Instructables Mobile Dog House
This mobile dog house measures 750 millimeters (height) by 600 millimeters (width), and 1100 millimeters (length) at the front part sloping to 680 millimeters at the rear with a 300 millimeters deck at the front. You case use these dimensions for maximum use of 2400 by 1200/600 sheets of plywood and fiber cement sheets for construction.
If you want to keep the costs down you can use the materials that are already lying around in your house or shed. The internal sheet used was 3 millimeters. This project costs $200. The materials you’ll need for this project include lawn mower wheels, galvanized hinges for the roof, liquid nails, gap filler, cement sheeting, ply, earth wool, paint, a pot of decking oil, pine molding, batten screws, timber beams, and bolts. The tools you need include a circular saw, grinder, silicone gun, table saw, painting gear, nail gun, drill, clamps, and impact driver.
12) Cottage House Dog House Plan
If you live in a cottage home, you may consider a cottage dog house as well. This dog house measures 22.5” (width) by 25” (depth) and 34” (height). It weighs 25 kilograms or 55 pounds. It is ideal for the small and medium-sized dog. You can modify the size for bigger dogs. The cedar boards are ¾ inches thick for construction. The trim and sub-roof are 3/8 inch thick made of Guanacaste wood.
The roof filler was 1 square inch cedar and you can glue up the boards to achieve your desired thickness. Use rot-resistant wood of any kind. The siding boards are made up of 14 pieces cedar wood like 24 x 2 ¼ inches Cedar. Now your dog will be happier because of this cottage designed dog house. It is a comfortable and nice place to stay for your favorite furry friend.
13) Elegant Pallet Kennel with a Sun Deck
The builder of this luxury dog house with a sun deck constructed this while he was on a paternity leave. While he and his wife were enjoying their new baby, the builder decided to build a dog house for their dog named Jack Russel Charlie. The walls of this dog house are insulated and the doorway allows the wind to enter in the main kennel with the roof sloped for the dog to climb and relax under the sun.
You can get the right angles using minimal tools like a handsaw. Next, make outer panels (4) out of the pallet wood. You can fasten them using brad nails and glue before you remove the door in order to screw them correctly. Use picket fence you’re not using anymore for the inner window frame. The wood can be sanded and then painted for a better look.
14) Traditional Dog House by Lowe’s
This traditional dog house is a safe and attractive dog house that is not complicated. This dog house has a floor that sits far enough, preventing the water from entering inside on rainy days. The raised floor isolates the dog house from the very cold ground during winter. It is important to take into consideration the habits of your dog because some may like sitting on top of the dog house. Avoid rolling shingles or roll roofing because these tend to get hot during summer. Better use an exterior plywood panel instead.
It is best to use a non-toxic preservative such as linseed oil for plywood. This dog house has been designed for small and medium-sized dogs. You can scale the dimensions bigger or smaller based on the size of your dog. Your dog should be able to move around easily and sleep comfortably.
15) Dog House with a Spacious Rooftop Deck
If you want to spoil your dog and let him enjoy outdoors during summer, this dog house plan is definitely a must-have. You’ll love as much as your dog will love it. Your furry friend can sunbathe on his own rooftop without a hassle. The cost of materials will be around $200 with deck included. When framing the side walls of the house, rafters are not needed. Match the pitch of the roof by pitching the top plates of the side wall.
To build the perimeter of the upper deck frame, you need to cut 2 by 2, matching the exterior edges of the roof, assembling the frame with deck screws (3 inches). The roof frame is set, bringing the low end up to the level and using scrap wood for propping it in place. For the complete details about this dog house plan, check the helpful link below.
16) Country Dog House Plan with Porch
You will surely fell in love with this dog house because it is a country style dog house that will fit any décor. Keep your dog safe and comfortable in this country dog house, staying warm during winter days and enjoying sunbathing on the porch in the summertime.
Your dog has a special place outdoors and a comfortable place inside this country-style dog house. The plan is easy to follow, giving you a sense of pride and fun to your furry friend after a long day of work. Discover your workmanship with this dog house plan today and make your dog happy, safe, and comfortable.
17) A-Frame Simple Dog House Plan
You can build a simple dog house with the help of this plan by DIY Network. The materials and tools you’ll need include cedar board (2 x 2 x 6′), pressure-treated board (2 x 4 x 8′), galvanized wood screws (1 to ¼ inch), brush, hand stapler, and spade bit with cutters. This dog house is ideal for small and medium-sized dogs weighing up to 50 pounds.
For the construction plan, you can cut the main parts from a single sheet of exterior-grade plywood at a ¾ inch thick. This is a natural insulator, keeping your dog house warmer during winter and cooler during summer. Of course, the safety of your dog is always a priority, that’s why it is very important to use high-quality plywood which is free of splinters and checks. Preferably, only use pressure-treated wood for the base because your dog cannot chew on it.
18) Mansion Dog House Plan by Instructables
Although this is called “The Mansion”, this dog house is not that complicated at all, as long as you follow the general guidelines and instructions. It is a modern-style dog house built for big dogs. Even small and medium-sized dogs will love to move around and sleep on this big house. Your dog will surely love this big and comfortable house. Its design and built can match any décor you have at home.
The builder used a “Knock-Down” design for easier shipping or transporting. It can be configured according to your needs and wants, like changing the window or door locations. It is also light enough to move around with insulated solar-warming capacity. It actually matches commercial dog houses available in the market today. The materials you’ll need include framing lumber, plywood, melamine sheet, posts, roof edge-flashing, polyurethane construction, roofing paper, PVC pipe, furniture bolts, window screen, and more.
19) Stylish Mini Ranch Dog House Plan by Sunset
This is a very stylish dog house that can be built by a beginner and intermediate builder. It costs around $200. It is made from 3 sheet plywood with enough space for your dog. It provides a safe and comfortable place for your dog. It has a removable asphalt shingle roof for easy cleaning. You and your dog will surely love this dog house.
The materials and tools you will need include tape measure, square, pencil, circular saw, electric drill, hammer, rough cedar plywood, deck screws, exterior plywood, stain or paint, redwood lattice, wire brads, all-purpose adhesive, metal drip, and many more. Click the link below to check the full details of this dog house plan. Your dog will surely love staying and playing inside his mini-ranch house. A video is provided for general information about building a dog house.
20) Insulated A-Frame Dog House by Instructables
This A-frame doghouse is suitable for dogs with a small to medium size. It has a nine square foot base. You can purchase the materials at Home Depot. This dog house uses an existing floor which is an outdoor deck, so the base is not included in this plan. You can buy additional materials needed if you want a base. Your dog will surely love the A-frame insulated dog house, keeping him safe and comfortable at all times.
The tools used in the construction of this dog house include cordless drill or hammer, table saw, jigsaw, circular saw, tin snips, and a small paintbrush. The materials you need include roofing nails, galvanized common nails or screws, galvanized finishing nails, asphalt or fiberglass shingles, drip cap, exterior paint, OSB or oriented strand board, an insulating foam board. For the exact measurements, click the helpful link below. A sample dog house video is included.