Build Your Fur Baby a Cage From Scratch With Rabbit Hutch Plans

DIY projects are underrated, especially when you know you have an eye for creativity. If you have a pet rabbit and have been longing for a fun project, an easy DIY rabbit hutch plan is perfect for you. You can visit Pinterest for free rabbit hutch plans, or check out Amazon for step by step rabbit hutch plans for indoor and outdoor rabbits.

Rabbit housing is important for both outdoor and indoor rabbits. They will get away if left outside without housing! Maybe woodworking isn't your thing, but these building plans might change that. Whether you have a small rabbit or large rabbit, surely you have the skillset to build the perfect bunny hutch for your young rabbit.

1. How to Build Your Own Rabbit Hutch (Diagrams)


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This hutch is designed to keep rabbits warm in the winter and cool in the summer.

2. Rabbit Hutch Plans - PDF Download

Check out this free overview with illustrations. I love the pictures, perfect for those who are new to woodworking.

3. DIY Rabbit Hutch

Rogue Engineer is a popular choice for rabbit hutch tutorials! As a former aerospace engineer, he must be one of the best in the business.

4. DIY Pallet Rabbit Hutch

The step by step pictures are great! Print them out to check your project status with each step.

5. Building a Sectional Rabbit Hutch

Sectional rabbit hutches are perfect for bunny families.

6. Free Rabbit Hutch Plans

Here's a free 3x4 rabbit hutch plan for smaller rabbits. MyOutdoorPlans is a great source for free plans.

7. Super Great A-frame Rabbit Hutch

A-frame hutches are perfect sturdy rabbit homes.

8. Knockdown Outdoor Rabbit Tractor

Here's another A-frame hutch your rabbit would love.


Nafalie is here to help you build a rabbit cage under $80! Her rabbit hutch plan is free and easy.

10. Rabbit Hutch Plans - Step-By-Step Plans

Construct101 is a very helpful source for free plans. Get your free rabbit hutch plan today!

11. A Kid-Friendly Rabbit Hotel

A rabbit hotel, huh? Your bunny deserves it!

12. PVC Frame for Indoor Rabbit Cages

There's a free plan for a small indoor cage, or you can choose to purchase different plans.

13. DIY Rabbit Hutch Design

Each step has its own image gallery for easy instructions.

14. Cold-Weather Rabbit Hutch Plans

If you live in a cold climate, check out this hutch plan to keep your rabbit warm.

Rabbit Hutch Books

1. Build Rabbit Housing: Storey Country Wisdom

When starting DIY projects, you want short and straight to the point. Whether it's learning through reading or watching a video, no one wants to spend more time reading and watching. Customers say this book is straight forward. From tools and material, you'll know exactly what you need for your outdoor rabbit hutch.

2. Rabbit Housing: Planning, Building, and Equipping Facilities for Humanely Raising Healthy Rabbits

Customer reviews are fantastic on both of Bob Bennett's books. A customer said this is a great resource for building a rabbit house. Rabbit owners are able to build from the plans or get inspiration for their own rabbit cage plans to design their cages. It has 4.2 out of 5 stars.

It seems like there are no surprises with these books. The material lists and step by step instructions seem transparent, and rabbit owners seem to have everything they need for their rabbit hutch designs. You can grab just about everything you need from a hardware store, or get everything at the click of a button on Amazon or from Walmart.

A comfortable living space is very crucial for raising rabbits. Don't worry, if you're not sure about building your own wooden rabbit hutch or wire cage quite yet, you can always buy one. Aivituvin has a great indoor rabbit hutch. It's definitely not your typical indoor rabbit cage. This cage is very spacious and stylish for your indoor bunny.

You might think you'll spend a lot of money buying materials for a rabbit hutch plan, but you might not. Wire mesh isn't expensive, and you could always check a local store in town to see if they have wooden pallets to give away. You'll definitely have fun with your DIY plans, and your rabbit will love their home.

This post was originally published on October 17, 2019.

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