Build a Doghouse Project – DIY

Ever wanted a simple video that shows you how to build a dog house from start to finish? Here’s how to build a doghouse out of a single sheet of plywood and some lumber. Its 24 by 26 inches square and 28 inches high. This is perfect for a small to medium sized dog. For larger sized dogs you will need more lumber and another sheet of plywood.

For this project you will need:

1 – sheet 3/4 inch exterior grade plywood

1 – pressure treated 8 foot 2 x 4

2 – 6 foot cedar 2 x 2

18 lb. roofing felt

1 dozen asphalt shingles

You need to cut your 2 x 4’s and 2 x 2’s into the following dimensions:

the 2×4 into four pieces for the base:
2 at 22-1/2“ long
2 at 23” long

Cut the 2×2 fir or cedar into 8 pieces for the framing:
four corner framing 15” long
four roof framing 13” long

Here are the plans for this build a doghouse project –


This video is part of UHT How to Build a Doghouse show hosted by James Young and you can see it at the DIY site here.

Build a Doghouse Project