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Explainer: Amazing man cave photos

  • Image: Irish pub man cave
    DIY Network

    Triggered in part by the "Man Caves" series that airs on the DIY Network, men across America are daring to visualize something they've craved in the most primitive recesses of their brains for years: A place of their own.

    To read TODAYshow.com's full story about man caves, click here.

    To check out photos of some fairly amazing man caves, click on the arrow at left or keep scrolling down.

  • Two 50-inch flat screens

    Image: Snoop Dogg's man cave
    DIY Network

    The DIY Network helped rapper Snoop Dogg turn a free-standing shed in his backyard into his very own man cave — aka "lounge shed." It has two 50-inch flat-screen TVs and plenty of comfortable seating.

  • Snoop Dogg's cave

    Image: Snoop Dogg's man cave
    DIY Network

    Snoop Dogg's man cave also features a sofa made out of a car bumper and a direct phone line to Denny's.

  • Happy customer

    Image: Jason Cameron and Snoop Dogg
    DIY Network

    Jason Cameron, a licensed contractor who co-hosts DIY Network's "Man Caves," appears here with a very satisfied customer: Snoop Dogg himself.

  • Speechless

    Image: Jason Cameron, Artie Lange, Tony Siragusa
    Michael Sypniewski for DIY Network

    Radio personality Artie Lange looks almost misty-eyed as he's shown his new man cave for the first time by Jason Cameron and Tony "The Goose" Siragusa, hosts of DIY Network's "Man Caves."

  • Private pool hall

    Image: Pool hall in a man cave
    DIY Network

    This basement was renovated into a pool hall room by DIY's "Man Caves."

  • Man cave to a tee

    Image: Golf-themed man cave
    DIY Network

    This garage has been transformed into a golf-lover's haven.

  • Surf's up!

    Image: Surfer-themed man cave
    DIY Network

    Surf's up in this guy's basement, which was renovated into the perfect beachside surf shack by DIY Network.

  • His very own ski lodge

    Image: Ski-lodge-themed man cave
    DIY Network

    In this basement-turned-ski lodge, he can relax by the fire after a long day.

  • Wine cellar

    Image: Wine cellar man cave
    DIY Network

    He doesn't have to travel to Napa to satisfy his inner oenophile — he can go right down to a basement like this one, which was renovated into a wine cellar.

  • New York Mets Clubhouse

    Image: New York Mets Clubhouse man cave
    Leopard Films USA

    Step right up to the bar in this basement that DIY Network helped transform into a New York Mets Clubhouse.

  • Home run!

    Image: New York Mets Clubhouse man cave
    Leopard Films USA

    A bar for the Big Apple: Here's another view of the basement that got turned into a New York Mets Clubhouse.

  • Dart game, anyone?

    Image: New York Mets Clubhouse man cave
    Leopard Films USA

    The New York Mets Clubhouse includes plenty of sports memorabilia and a dart board.

  • Cozy Irish pub

    Image: Irish sports pub man cave
    DIY Network

    Eric Lombardi thought about installing a retinal scanner to keep all women out of his new man cave, an authentic-looking Irish sports pub.

  • A place to de-stress

    Image: Irish pub man cave
    DIY Network
    Eric Lombardi's wife Christina is thrilled that their formerly unfinished basement has become a place for her husband to de-stress, unwind and watch the game while she watches her own favorite shows upstairs.

  • New Jersey Devils' lounge

    Image: New Jersey Devils man cave
    DIY Network

    This garage got transformed into a full-fledged New Jersey Devils' lounge.

  • Pool in the basement

    Image: Man cave with pool table
    DIY Network

    Why head out to the bar? Radio personality Gary Dell'Abate's basement got turned into a man cave complete with a pool table.

  • What's on tap?

    Image: Man cave with sports bar
    DIY Network

    Gary Dell'Abate's man cave also includes a sports bar.

  • A 'troop cave'

    Image: "Troop cave" at USO Center at Camp Virginia in Kuwait
    Crystal Martin

    DIY Network headed out to Kuwait to transform the USO Center at Camp Virginia into a "troop cave." The cave's Internet and calling center is pictured here.

  • A place to kick back

    Image: "Troop cave" at USO Center at Camp Virginia in Kuwait
    Crystal Martin

    The troop cave at USO Center at Camp Virginia includes a comfortable lounge.

  • Stadium seating

    Image: "Troop cave" at USO Center at Camp Virginia in Kuwait
    Crystal Martin

    The movie theater in the troop cave at Camp Virginia has stadium seating, a new projector and an authentic marquee.

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