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Outfit Your Mancave the Right Way

For some guys, having their own mancave is the last link to the life they had during their college or bachelor years. Once in a serious relationship or marriage, posters of bands and neon beer signs rarely go over well as living room d├ęcor. The mancave, however, provides a solution to guys who need a little time to themselves, away from their daily obligations and duties.

The cornerstone of many a mancave is the basement bar, with a fridge full of your favorite cold ones and shelves stocked with your best spirits. Of course, to enjoy this bar by yourself or with the buddies, you need a place to sip those beverages, and many guys turn to barstool cushion furniture to create the corner pub feel. For mancave owners who have had their basement bars for a while, that seating may have worn out. In that case, replacement stool padding, fabric, or entire stools themselves can be ordered from upholsterers or furniture stores.

Entertainment is the other major aspect of the mancave, with the centerpiece being the biggest TV or projection unit that can fit in the room. To complement these systems, luxurious recliners and couches with bench cushion ottomans provide the seating, helping you settle into a Friday night movie marathon, college football Saturday, or pro football Sunday spent cheering in front of the TV.

Game areas are another popular option. Some people choose to keep the bar motif and elect for pool tables and darts. Poker and card tables are another popular option when having the gang over, and air hockey, bubble hockey, foosball, and ping pong are other fun mancave activities. Even a personal gym can have its place in a man cave.

To get away once in a while, a guy deserves his own sanctuary, and outfitting a mancave just the way he wants is the perfect way to do it.