Living Room Videos
These This Old House videos showcase all of our living room projects, how-tos, and designs.
How to Build Floating Shelves
There are a lot of ways to hang a shelf, but the appeal of floating shelves is that there’s no hardware visible above or below the shelf. Watch this video and follow these steps for building your own DIY floating shelf.
How to Turn a Wood Slab Into a Table
Rustic wood meets modern metal to create this striking—and timeless—piece of furniture. Tom Silva and Kevin O’Connor show how to make a live-edge console table of your own
How to Wire for a New Ceiling Light
Ask This Old House electrician Scott Caron installs a new switch and ceiling fixture for a homeowner
How to Build a Bar
How best to finish a space for entertaining? Grab some stock lumber wood and specialty molding, and cozy on up to this DIY home bar project.
How to Build a Display Coffee Table
From our Hammer It Out series: Show off your collectibles with an acrylic-topped case that does double duty as a living room table
How to Build a Wall-Hung TV Cabinet
Build a wall-hung cabinet with bifold doors to hide the TV when it's not being used.
How to Install Wall-To-Wall Carpeting
In this how-to video, This Old House host Kevin O'Connor explains how to lay a carpet