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How to Makeover a Rattan Chair

How to update a rattan chair with spray paint.

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How to Make a Sliced Twig Table

Maker Jimmy DiResta and Kevin O’Connor built this side table on an episode of Ask This Old House

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Build It | Sliced Twig Table with Jimmy Diresta

Ask This Old House host Kevin O’Connor builds a table with Jimmy Diresta, a maker who’s famous online for how-to videos

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Build It | Simple Bookshelf from Stair Treads

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O’Connor use stair treads to create a simple bookshelf in Build It

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Build It | Black Pipe Bookshelf

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva creates a shelf using black plumbing pipe and butcher block

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How to Build a Laundry Pedestal

Layer beadboard and moldings onto a basic frame for a rock-solid surface that elevates the appliances—and the look of your space

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How to Turn a Plain Sink into a Cedar Vanity

From our #DIYDARE challenge, use common cedar to transform an inexpensive sink into a charming version of standing water

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How to Stencil Faux Inlay on a Plain Dresser

Dress(er) up a plain piece with metallic paint and stencils in our #DIYDARE challenge

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Build It | Reclaimed Coffee Table

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor create a popular type of coffee table out of reclaimed oak wood

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How to Build a Storage Bench

In the workshop, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor build a storage bench for an entryway

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How to Build a Kids' Bookcase

Use oak stair treads and pine boards to create right-size shelves that keep books and toys within easy reach of small hands

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Build It | How to Build a Shaker Table

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor build a historic-looking Shaker table

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How to Build a Custom Built-In Using Stock Shelving

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva transforms stock shelving into a custom built-in

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How to Make a Campaign-Style Dresser

Glossy orange paint, and campaign pulls and brackets lend a flat-pack dresser the look of traveling furniture in our One Piece, Five Ways series

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How to Make a Victorian-Style Dresser

Buttery painted-on trim, stenciled flower details, and drop pulls give a flat-pack dresser folk Victorian character in our One Piece, Five Ways series

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How to Make an Art Deco-Style Dresser

Black pin bulls, teal paint, and graphic stripes give a flat-pack dresser Jazz-Age style in our One Piece, Five Ways series

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How to Make a Mid-century Modern-style Dresser

Olive paint, walnut stain, and brass knobs give a flat-pack dresser mid-century modern flair in our One Piece, Five Ways series

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How to Hide Furniture Scratches

From our Medicine Cabinet MacGyver series: Mask small dings and scratches in wood furniture with eyeliner and nail polish

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How to Build a Tiered Serving Tray

Nobody needs to know you didn't sweat over a lathe to make this graceful oak server

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How to Build a Tool Storage Cabinet

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva creates wall-hung storage for tools and supplies

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How to Build a Utility Cart

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva transforms one sheet of plywood into a hold-all, easy-roll cart

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How to Build a Picnic Table

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a simple way to construct a strong and sturdy picnic table

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How to Build a Spindle Headboard

It only looks tough to build. This easy-to-customize piece will give your bed an instant lift

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How to Build a Storage Bed

This reader-inspired bed contains 23 cubic feet of storage but no room for dust bunnies

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How to Build a Classic Westport Chair

Take some stock cedar, make a few tricky cuts, and puzzle it all together to create an instant heirloom.

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How to Make a Hypertufa Table

This rugged stuff can weather spilled drinks, sticky hands, and even harsh winters. Use it to make a versatile outdoor table that will last for years

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How to Build a Cocktail Hutch

Turn a plain pine cabinet into a sophisticated vertical bar by adding crown molding and custom rack assemblies

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How to Build a Storage Cocktail Hutch

From our new Hammer It Out series: A tall and slender cabinet for provides a handy and attractive place to store barware and display spirits

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How to Build a Home Bar

From our new Hammer It Out series: Create a stately and sophisticated gathering place for mixing and serving drinks

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How to Build a Storage Chest

Join oak lumber with wood dowels to create a modern take on Shaker-style storage.

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How to Stain and Finish Wood Furniture

Wood finishing expert Bruce Johnson shares tips for refinishing new and old furniture

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How to Reupholster a Dining Chair

Furniture expert Matthew Haly shows how to bring new life to a worn chair seat