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How to Build a Simple A-Frame Doghouse

Build a Simple A-Frame Doghouse

Give your dog a cozy space to take naps and escape the weather.

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Top 41 Doghouses Projects

  1. 1. Building a Green Doghouse (01:00)

    This doghouse is built on the same green principles as a human home.

  2. 2. Step 3: Cut Out the Pieces (03:09)

    Here's how to cut the pieces of the doghouse from the plywood.

  3. 3. Step 4: Build the Base (01:40)

    Here's how to build the base out of a green treated 2-by-4 and plywood.

  4. 4. How to Build a Doghouse

    Follow these steps to build a sturdy doghouse for your faithful friend.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 5. Step 5: Assemble Top Pieces (01:34)

    Assemble the front, back and side panels and attach them to the base.

  6. 6. German Doggy Chalet (00:02:15)

    This German-inspired doghouse is a sturdy, quaint retreat for these pups.

  7. 7. How to Build a Simple A-Frame Doghouse

    Give your dog a cozy space to take naps and escape the weather.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 8. Doghouse Camper (20:01)

    Kenny begins working on a mobile camper for Oreo and Casey.

  9. 9. Pagoda Doghouse (20:04)

    Staying true to Oliver's Chinese heritage, Kenny designs a dog pagoda.

  10. 10. Pet Projects

    Find doghouse designs, how-to instructions and other pet-related projects. Or upload a photo of your DIY doghouse and tell us all abou...

  11. 11. Step 6: Attach the Roof Panels (01:07)

    Here's how to attach the plywood roof panels to the doghouse.

  12. 12. Building a Green Doghouse (00:01:00)

    This doghouse is built on the same green principles as a human home.

  13. 13. Doggy Treehouse Retreat (00:03:19)

    Australian cattle dogs like high perches, so Kenny creates a dog treehouse.

  14. 14. Doggy Log Cabin (00:03:00)

    This simple log cabin design turns into one amazing doghouse.

  15. 15. How to Build a Green Doghouse

    Getting your pet comfortable in a new doghouse can take a while, but the rewards are worth it.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
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