These This Old House videos showcase all of our woodworking projects, how-tos, and designs.
In this edition of DIY Smarts, Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O’Connor build a tool storage shelf out of leftover lumber from other Build It projects.
Need an organizer for art or school supplies? You can make one yourself using only scrap wood materials. Watch DIY Expert & House One Editor Jenn Largesse show you the steps for building a helpful wooden art caddy.
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.
General contractor Tom Silva teaches host Kevin O’Connor about the different wood joints, including their strengths and weaknesses.
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
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.
Maker Jimmy DiResta and Kevin O’Connor built this side table on an episode of Ask This Old House
Using only hand tools and a drill, Tom Silva makes minor floor damage disappear with a simple and effective dutchman repair technique
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva walks host Kevin O’Connor through the types of woods available and the best uses for each
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O’Connor look at ways to match historic molding.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner patch a large hole in painted baseboard molding
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva is in Salem, MA, to help install a bookshelf that doubles as a door
Actor and woodworker Nick Offerman shares with Ask This Old House host Kevin O'Connor where his love of woodworking began and offers advice for young people who want to work with their hands
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.
General contractor Tom Silva shows how to take reclaimed lumber and turn it into a charming milk stool for children or decor.
Using hardwoods of strikingly different colors, This Old House contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O’ Connor team up to create a cutting board with an eye-catching 3D effect. See how to make one yourself with the instructions below.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva reveals various means and methods of making your own authentic reproduction moldings
General contractor Tom Silva and Kevin O’Connor build a basic serving tray as a means for illustrating the box joint—a commonly used method for joining corners for drawers, boxes, trays, and the like.
For this House One project, editor and DIY expert Jenn Largesse demonstrates how to make a wall-hung planter using vinyl plank flooring and a piece of plywood. Watch the video and read the tutorial for the complete project details.
General contractor Tom Silva takes host Kevin O’Connor through the causes of wood rot, how to avoid it, and what to do when it occurs.
Ask This Old House carpenter, Nathan Gilbert helps a homeowner turn a reclaimed mantel into a fireplace mantel.
Host Kevin O’Connor meets general contractor Tom Silva in the workshop playing with his new favorite toy—the lathe. Tom demonstrates how he uses it to turn custom wooden holiday ornaments perfect for the tree or give as a festive gift.
General contractor Tom Silva helps a pair of woodworking siblings build a DIY birdhouse in their new workshop.
Saving a rotted window with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva
Carpenter Nathan Gilbert explains everything you need to know about drill drivers, from their history to their modern features.
House One editor and DIY expert Jenn Largesse shares how to build a sturdy cedar seat that keeps firewood close.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a fast fix for a badly fractured doorframe