Father's Day project: Transform Dad's favorite place into his personal man cave [Infographic]
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Man cave, man space, manctuary: There are many names for dad’s favorite place away from the rest of the house. This Father’s Day, give dad the ultimate gift and complete his man cave.

* Step 1: ID the space

Dad’s favorite hangout is likely secluded, has a lockable door and is where he stores his tools, dives into projects or just relaxes. Examples include garages, basements, dens, attics or studies.

* Step 2: Clean and clear

Clear out all the boxes, industrial-sized cleaning and paper products and any other items dad stowed away but does not need to access quickly. Be sure to paint the room, add additional storage and a heavy duty wall mounting kit for dad’s big screen TV.

* Step 3: Stage it

Fill the space with goodies to keep dad busy for days and truly make this space a man cave. Whether these gifts are for his projects or just for relaxing, for all he does, dad deserves the ultimate setup.

* Step 4: Break it in

Invite the guys over and encourage dad to show off his new man cave. Set out tubs of soda, beer and water as well as snacks for the guests. Cheers to this manctuary!

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