7 Free Cabin Plans

Build a Cabin With These Free Plans

Use one of the free cabin plans below to build the cabin of your dreams that you and your family can enjoy on vacation, the weekends, or even as a full-time home.

The cabin plans below include blueprints, step-by-step building directions, photos, and materials/cutting lists, so you can get right to work building your cabin.

You can use these cabin plans to build the cabin just how it's outlined or make some changes so you can get that custom cabin feel that's just right for your family.

Ready for your next building project? I have lots of other free building plans so you can build a shed, greenhouse, tiny house, workbench, chicken coop, picnic table, deer stand, deck, pergola, and much more.

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The Cottage Life Bunkie Plan

Picture of a small cabin with a porch
Cottage Life Media

This cabin plan from The Cottage Life is perfect for the parents and a few of the kids, as it’s compact but also makes room for an adult-sized loft.

This free cabin plan is a 17-page PDF file that contains detailed instructions, a materials list, and plan drawings.

Unlike some of the other cabin plans from this list, The Cottage Life Bunkie doesn’t include a kitchen or bathroom.

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Small Cabin Plan at Instructables

A small wooden cabin
Instructables

This is a free cabin plan from Instructables that shows how to build a small cabin.

Illustrations and real pictures are shown throughout the plan so you can be sure you're building it correctly. There's a total of 15 steps.

Once finished, you can see the inside of this cabin for wiring details and furniture ideas. More

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The Lookout Cabin from HousePlanArchive.com

The first page of a cabin plan
Today's Plans

This free cabin plan outlines a 460 square foot structure, which is perfect for building within the confines of a small space.

It has one small bedroom and a full bathroom, as well as an upstairs, lavatory, and balcony.

The plan includes roof and wall framing details, electrical plans, foundation and floor plans, and more. The PDF file contains all the cabin blueprints you'll need to build it. More

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Two Bedroom Free Cabin Plan at TodaysPlans.net

Blueprint of a front facing cabin plan
cabinsandsheds.com

Download this PDF for a free cabin plan that features two bedrooms with a loft and a basement.

You’ll get 6 pages of large floor plans for the basement, main floor, and loft, as well as the roof schematic, list of electrical items, and more. More

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The LSU AgCenter's 3 Bedroom Cabin Plan

The first page of a free cabin plan
LSU AgCenter

This 3-page PDF file isn't as detailed as the other cabin plans from this list, but you will find large images of the floor plan.

Unfortunately, none of the pictures in this plan have specific measurements, but it does serve as a good overview if you're looking for an idea for how the rooms should be arranged. More

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Cabin With a Loft Plan from Cabin Plans 123

A blueprint of a finished cabin
Cabin Plans 123

Follow this free cabin plan and you'll have a cabin complete with a living room, kitchen, bedroom, bath, and loft.

This full cabin plan includes a materials list and instructions for choosing elevation, building the walls and foundation, and calculators for figuring out floor joists, rafters, porch roof beams, porch deck beams, and floor beams. More

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Off-Grid Cabin Plan from Instructables

A cabin with solar panels
Instructables

Here's another free cabin plan from Instructables and this one will get you an off-grid cabin that's a small 8x8 size. It includes a kitchen, desk and closet with storage cabinets, a bathroom, and an RV water system and propane system.

YOu'll find a materials list, diagrams, and step-by-step directions to help you build this cabin. More