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Generation NEXT | How to Cut Wood Joints

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva teaches apprentice Austin how to make a variety of different wood joints by building simple utility boxes.

Instructing and Inspiring the Next Generation

There’s a shortage of skilled workers across the building trades today. Learn how Marvin is doing their part to inspire the next generation, by offering an intensive Immersion Experience at their dedicated training facility in Warroad, Minnesota.


Replacement Windows Done Right

Tom Silva shows the TOH apprentices how to properly install new double-hung windows at the Newton Project House, with Marvin’s Tilt Pac Sash Replacement System

Newton Generation NEXT Finale: Building Memories

With a more open (storage-packed!) first floor, a new master suite, and dedicated space for visiting grandparents, this 1879 Italianate’s remodel was designed with family in mind

Newton GenNEXT | 360-degree Interactive Tour

See the Newton Project like you’ve never seen it before! Explore every room and learn about the materials, fixtures, and even paint colors

Behind the Scenes: Radiant Floor Heating Installed at the Newton Generation Next House

This energy- and cost-saving installation takes about two hours to complete, but in this timelapse it only takes about a minute (wink)

Behind the Scenes: Newton - Maximizing Shelf Space

A small pantry gets a big boost from clever planning

Winners: Insiders at the Newton Wrap Party!

Eight lucky Insiders get an up-close look at the Newton house

In Memory of Austin Wilson, 1999-2018

Generation NEXT apprentice Austin Wilson passed away in January 2018. Here are a few of our favorite moments with this wonderful young man

Kevin's Best Behind-the-Scenes Moments

The TOH host's most popular Instagram posts of the year, featuring his own beautiful snapshots. Follow @kevinoconnortoh on Instagram to see his updates in your feed

GenNEXT Spotlight: Horticulture Students at Newton

Roger Cook finishes up at the Newton house project—with a little help from the students of Minuteman Regional Vo-Tech High School

Behind the Scenes: Newton Fireback

This kitchen backsplash has hidden talents: It warms the room up, too

Generation NEXT on CBS Sunday Morning

For its lead story on Sunday October 1st, CBS talked about our Generation NEXT campaign and what the skilled labor shortage means in the wake of natural disaster

The Newton Generation NEXT House: Project Preview

After more than 15 years away, homeowner Liz McQuillan Delfino is teaming up with TOH to get the house she grew up in ready for her own family, complete with an in-law suite to welcome extended visits from the grandparents. New episodes start October 6th. Check local listings

The Apprentice Diaries | Episode 3

Apprentices Nathan, Bailey, and Austin look back on the lessons learned during their summer working with the This Old House crew. Find all episodes here

TOH Sneak Peek | The 39th Season of This Old House

This Old House turns a tired, 19th-century house into a three-generation gem. Check local listings

The Apprentice Diaries | Episode 2

Hear from Generation NEXT apprentices Austin, Bailey, and Nathan about the first half of the apprenticeship. Find all episodes here

Sneak Preview of the Newton Generation NEXT House

This Old House host Kevin O’Connor takes you on an in-progress tour of the house via Facebook LIVE

The Apprentice Diaries | Episode 1

Check in with Generation NEXT apprentices Austin, Bailey, and Nathan as they discuss what it means to be a young person in the trades. Find all episodes here

Apprentice Diaries: Deck Demolition

The Generation NEXT apprentices are learning new techniques. Check out the latest from the jobsite!

Apprentice Diaries: Tom’s Tips for Resting a Plane

The Generation NEXT apprentices are learning new skills. Check out the latest from the jobsite!

Apprentice Diaries: Rebuilding the Newton Porch

The Generation NEXT apprentices frame the porch that they took down last week.

Apprentice Diaries: Tom's Tips for Using a Power Saw

Learn how to keep your tools aligned and at the ready, courtesy of TOH general contractor Tom Silva

Newton Generation NEXT House

Eight apprentices in our Generation NEXT program will work alongside the TOH master crew to help expand and restore this 1879 New England home. Check local listings to find TOH TV near you

Actor Scott Foley Talks About His Dream Job at This Old House

Any Scandal fans out there? Turns out "Captain Jake Ballard" is a long-time fan of TOH ! This week, he told the world all about it on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

The Newton House: Before

TOH TV renovates an 1897 Shingle-style house for a family of four