Workshop How To & DIY
Improve the value of your home by discovering our workshop step-by-step tips & ideas.
How to Sharpen an Axe
Cutting quickly and efficiently with an axe requires a sharp edge. Learn several methods to sharpen your axe with this step-by-step guide.
How to Build a Work Glove Holder
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares a viewer tip for an inexpensive solution to storing work gloves.
How to Repair a Damaged Carrying Beam
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva teaches a homeowner how to repair some structural problems in his home.
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
How to Set Up a Garage Workshop
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva heads to Chicago to transform a garage into a woodworking shop.
Norm Abram's Tricks of the Trade V
A collection of the latest and greatest tips from the TOH master carpenter
How to Build a Space-Saving Workshop
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a hobbyist woodworker turn her small garage into an efficient workspace—with tips anyone can use.
How to Patch a Hole in Wood Trim
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner patch a large hole in painted baseboard molding
How to Cut Glass
In this how-to video, learn the safe, effective techniques for cutting glass with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor
Building a Car-Nut's Garage
Fixing up the garage may be last on the family priority list, but it's often first in the heart of those who love the smell of gasoline and the roar of a Chevy small-block V-8.
How to Use and Make a Chalk Line
No matter the distance from start to finish, these tips will help you draw the line.