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S20 E34, Tom Silva teaches Kevin O’Connor how to draw an ellipse with string
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How to Draw an Ellipse with String

This Old House General Contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O’Connor an easy method for drawing accurate, smooth ellipses.

S18 E14, Tom Silva cleans a roof
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How to Clean and Prevent a Mossy Roof

Tom Silva helps a homeowner remove moss from his roof and prevent it from growing back

Kevin O’Connor and Tom Silva with a newly built bee hive
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Build It | How to Build a Beehive

In this Build It video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O’Connor craft a bee-friendly backyard feature from basic building materials.

S20 E33, Tom Silva builds a baseball bat dispay case
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Build Your Own Baseball Bat Display Case

General contractor Tom Silva shows us how to turn a basic home-built box into a baseball bat display case worthy of any commemorative or championship bat.

S20 E31, Tom Silva and Kevin O’Connor build a milk stool
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Build It | How to Build a Milk Stool

General contractor Tom Silva shows how to take reclaimed lumber and turn it into a charming milk stool for children or decor.

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Build It | Fire Pit Cover

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva works with host Kevin O’Connor to build a cover that can turn a store bought fire pit into a table when not in use.

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How to Clean and Restain a Deck

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva breathes new life into a weather-beaten wood deck

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How to Frame Walls for a Basement Room

Partitioning off a below-grade space with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva

S20 E28, Tom Silva gives Kevin O’Connor a lesson in hammers
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All About Hammers

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O’Connor everything someone would need to know about the different types of hammers and how to choose one for the job.

S20 E27, Tom Silva repairs a dog-chewed newel post
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How to Repair a Dog-Chewed Newel Post

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains how to bring a gnawed newel post back to its original splendor.