9 DIY Outdoor Hot Tubs You Can Build Yourself

9 diy outdoor hot tubs that you can build yourself cover

A hot tub is the most popular piece for relaxing outdoors, there’s nothing better after a long and hard day. Today we’ve prepared some DIYs for those of you who want to make such a tub outdoors but don’t know how.

The third tutorial is dedicated to installing a ready hot tub outside, building a deck around it. Connect PVC pipes from the base of the hot tub to the nearby water heater. Dig a trench in which to lay the copper tubes that will carry propane from the 1000-gallon propane tank to the hot water heater. Connect the copper tubes to the hot water heater.

How to install a hot tub on a deck (via www.diynetwork.com)

How to install a hot tub on a deck (via www.diynetwork.com)

This DIY with several videos is a great idea, and the water will be heated with a water heater, the tub itself is also built of cedar because it’s considered the best wood for that.

DIY tips to build a hot tub (with videos) (via www.rsvlts.com)

DIY tips to build a hot tub (with videos) (via www.rsvlts.com)

In this tutorial you’ll find a wood fired tub, which is cheap and relatively easy to build and is also useful as a plunge pool in hot weather too.

DIY wood fired hot tub (via www.instructables.com)

DIY wood fired hot tub (via www.instructables.com)

This DIY contains the instructions for building a swimming pool or a hot tub, and you’ll see what step to skip to build a hot tub.

DIY redneck outdoor tub (via www.instructables.com)

DIY redneck outdoor tub (via www.instructables.com)

This hot tub is wood fired. Unlike a commercially available tub that only requires you to plug it in and set a timer, you’ll be more involved in the operation of your wood-fired soaking tub. The water is not continually kept hot, so each soak needs to be planned a few hours in advance.

DIY wood fired hot tub (via www.motherearthnews.com)

DIY wood fired hot tub (via www.motherearthnews.com)

This ocean wood fired tub requires an inflatable hot tub and a small generator to power the pump and then a heat exchanger to keep the water hot.

DIY ocean wood fired hot tub (via www.instructables.com)

DIY ocean wood fired hot tub (via www.instructables.com)

Going camping? Make a camping hot tub! You’ll need transportable hot-tub equipment, a generator and a power inverter. Read the details of the tutorial in the source.

DIY camping hot tub (via www.instructables.com)

DIY camping hot tub (via www.instructables.com)

This piece is a tub and a pool in one! You’ll need the liner from a 1000L IBC and some 1150-1200mm wooden pallets. Depending on how fussy you are, you may wish to purchase some dressed/finished timber for your top trim/ledge.

DIY hot tub and plunge pool in one (via www.instructables.com)

DIY hot tub and plunge pool in one (via www.instructables.com)

This isn’t just a hot tub, it’s a real bathhouse in your backyard! here a proper plumbing is done and a salvaged bathtub is used but you can make it wood fired if you want.

DIY backyard hot tub (via www.houzz.com)

DIY backyard hot tub (via www.houzz.com)