Well the man cave is almost complete.   We tried to get as much of it done as we could before we started the addition.  And there was quite a bit we had done before that I never updated you on.  So I thought I’d share with you where it’s at today.

IMG_6253 We added this bar table behind the sectional that we made out of 2×4’s and some pipe legs Ryan got from work.

IMG_6255 It works great for extra seating and also for eating while watching tv.  We love it so much that we are thinking of extending it behind the rest of the couch so we can add at least two more barstools.

IMG_6269 We screwed the legs right into the ground so it is nice and sturdy.  And the bar stools are counter height stools we ordered from Target.  They are super comfy and have worn great so far.

We also ordered a nice 8×10 shag rug from Overstock. 
It is seriously the most comfortable rug ever.  It has flecks of cream and tan and looks great.  It’s so soft we didn’t even use a rug pad underneath, and I’m considering getting one like this for our great room as well.

The tufted ottoman is also from overstock, and we use it all the time to kick our feet up on:)


We also added a bar area in the back.


The whole back wall is left open to be Ryans trophy wall.  We still need to hang antlers, feathers, and more feathers.  I have no say in this part:)

IMG_6273 and we are going to add little wood and pipe shelves to the left of the upper cabinets.  The cabinets were left over cabinets we had from our house.  And the countertop is again, 2x4s that Ryan sanded and screwed together.  It’s about the cheapest counter top you can make:)  That little fridge used to be a faux wood grain that I painted with chalk board paint and made it look a lot cuter more masculine;)

And the latest project that Ryan has been working on has been the porch.  He put wood underneath the overhang..

IMG_6286 and put up the railing.

IMG_6287 We used hog fencing instead of spindles, which proved to be cost effective and quite masculine:)

IMG_6285 all we have left to do is put a hot tub on this pad of weeds, and then build the rest of the deck around it:)  We’ll see when that gets done!

But for now we’ll just enjoy the view…


oh, and I thought it would be fun to do a flashback to what the chicken coop originally looked like….

IMG_3090 to how far it has come…


IMG_3091 IMG_6295

check another outbuilding off the list:)  2 down….1 to go;)


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3 thoughts on “MAN CAVE UPDATE”

  1. The man cave looks great and looks like a fun space to hang out in. That couch is amazingly long. Even though it is Ryan’s, you can still see the Allie touches to it. You have me curious as to the other building(not the house extension) that is next on the list. Can’t wait to see you do that one too. Thanks for the inspiration. Love looking back at your old posts.

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