Hot tubs are expensive, bulky, and usually out of the question if you rent. If you have ever wondered whether you can build a DIY Hot tub in your backyard or anywhere around, Well, it is totally possible. Let's see how!
All the 25 DIY hot tub projects listed in this article are pretty much easy to build if you have the right tools and materials for the process. Are you ready to make an amazing hot tub? Let’s begin!
1. DIY Portable Hot Tub
Make this flat-packed portable hot tub using plywood, ratchet straps, a waterproof vinyl liner, and some lightweight heating and pumping equipment. The tub consists of 6 panels in a hexagon configuration that slot together, friction-fit brackets on the top of each panel, ledges that friction fit to the brackets and panel tops, and of course a ladder.
2. Homemade Hot Tub
Do you like keeping warm? And Do you like doing so in hot tubs? If yes; this might be for you! Make this tube using this supply list; 30-40 feet ½" diameter copper coil, 2-foot straight copper tubes (½" diameter) X2, 2X ½" copper couplings, and others listed here.
3. DIY Camping Hot Tub
This guide shows how to build a Camping Hot Tub. It involves power tools, fire, electricity, and water so take caution. Start by prepping these materials for use; Tarp 20x20, copper coil ⅝" OD. (outside diameter) @ 100 ft., hose ⅝" ID. (inside diameter), hose clamps, (Get more than you need!), Washers, Power Inverter, and others are listed.
4. DIY HillBilly Hot Tub
Materials needed for this construction include; Knodd 40L bin with lid, 25m 10mm microbore central heating pipe from any plumber's merchants. Kids paddling pool, Aquarium 8mm tubing for pumping the water around your coil. 12v pond or bilge pump to circulate water. 12v power source (a car battery is ideal). Find your spot and construct.
5. How To Build A DIY Hot Tub
This video runs through all the steps from start to finish on how to build a hot tub in your backyard. It covers everything you will need to know about DIY hot tubs, from planning to pumps, jets, and plumbing.
7. DIY In-Ground Hot Tub
This is an 8ft by 10ft by 4ft deep hot tub, the ledge is about fourteen inches wide with one thousand gallon volume. Carefully go through the video for all parts and material list.
8. DIY Wood Fired Hot Tub
Right here you're going to make a wood-fired hot tub. Follow through for full instructions on how to build this DIY wood-fired hot tub using a galvanized stock tank.
9. How To Build A Hot Tub
When you are designing how deep you need to go and sticking with your dimensions, make sure that you have allowed for the various layers of type1 hardcore and concrete to a reasonable thickness. The last thing you want is seats that are too narrow or a Tub that is not deep enough. Follow through and learn more.
10. How To Build A Cedar Hot Tub
Here you have your natural tub constructed from cedar. With your basic design in place, next, you need to decide on a joinery strategy. When that is concluded, design the joints, and prepare the platform. Procure the wood, sap pack, clamping system and other materials then construct.
11. How To Build A Wood Fired Hot Tub
Follow for building a wood-fired hot tub. A plastic tub with jets would look weird in all this wilderness, that's why a traditional Japanese-style soaking tub was chosen. When choosing a location, make sure the surface is flat and can handle the weight of a tub full of water and people. Set up the tub foundation, install the drain, and work with the other steps.
12. DIY Hot Tub Build
It’s simple to build a heated hot tub fueled by a simple wood fire by yourself. Keep on reading to learn how you can build one of your very own DIY heated hot tubs for a fraction of what you would spend trying to install one of those fancy Jacuzzi tubs in your home.
13. Homemade Hot Tub In 1 Hour
Hot tubs are quite expensive to buy and run and you need power and chemicals and really how many times would you use one. But you can build a low-cost hot tub that can be run off-grid and can be used quickly and cheaply to have some fun.
14. DIY Jacuzzi Pool Whirlpool IBC Tank
This is a super nice, homemade jacuzzi pool with a pump and heating system. Handling this project is inexpensive, it keeps your budget low.
15. DIY Wooden Hot Tub Build
This DIY wood hot tub is a surprisingly easy DIY project that only requires basic straight cuts of 2 by 6s and a couple of gallons of flex seal. Watch, build and enjoy.
16. DIY Wood Fired Hot Tub | Time Lapse
Just because you don’t happen to have an in-bath Jacuzzi tub in your master bathroom doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be able to enjoy all the benefits of a good life. With this tutorial, you can enjoy the benefits.
17. How To Build A Wood Fired Hot Tub
This tub is cheap and relatively easy to build and is also useful as a plunge pool in hot weather too. Oh and you can cook on top of it too! Basically, you will learn how to build a hot tub from an old bulk liquids tank, a gas bottle, and some stainless tube and junk that you may have lying around.
18. Wood Fired Ocean Hot Tub
Basically, this is an inflatable hot tub taken out to Ocean Beach. It was filled with salty ocean water, a bonfire was built, with a heat exchanger set on top of the fire, and pumped saltwater through the exchanger until you have a nice, hot tub to lounge around in.
19. DIY Gas Heated Hot Tub
The goal of this project was to heat the hot tub in an economical way. The existing built-in electric heater used almost 6000 watts when running and at the new electric rates, keeping the tub up to 104 F makes the utility bill very high.
Attempting to keep the temperature at a lower setting and turn it up only in anticipation of using the tub was unsatisfactory since it makes spontaneous use of the tub impossible and still used expensive electricity for heat.
20. Wood Fire Heated Hot Tub DIY
The fire in the heating basket takes about 4 hours to heat the water to 40⁰C. The hot tub is totally portable and can be taken to a holiday shack. The tub has a small step ladder you use to enter in and sit on kids' chairs while soaking and looking at the star. This little project runs rings around the more expensive tubs out there.
21. DIY Hot Tub
As long as you pay careful attention to how this wood-fired hippie hot tub will be assembled, you'll end up with reliable results after a few failures. But one thing stands for sure, you'll get it right eventually.
22. DIY Primitive Hot Tub
This really looks kinda cool and great. Learn how to make this hot tub by using only things available in nature. Things like mud and rocks were used to build this. With floor heating, the water in the tank becomes hot.
23. DIY Hot Tub With Propane
You're going to love this DIY stock tank pool, it's creative and works perfectly fine. Learn how you can build yours for a fraction of what you would spend trying to install one of those fancy Jacuzzi tubs in your home.
24. DIY Plywood Hot Tub Low-Cost
At a low cost, this project is achievable by using six sheets of ¾" plywood and 2 x 4 studs. Dedicate time to build this and enjoy the results.
25. Propane Powered Hot Tub DIY
Ever wanted to relax in a hot tub under the stars? This is for you then. To make this project, first, find a cast iron tub, clean the tub and paint to your desired color. Buy a propane burner and regulator hose, fill with hose heat and enjoy.
The best way to learn to make this kind of thing is to try and fail several times. When you've spent time and money on something that doesn't work, that lesson will stick in your brain for life