Decorating your room space is a painstaking and personal endeavor. For the novice who decides to plunge head-first in a DIY project, there are many great options that cater to every area of designing and decorating your room. The neophytes who like to decorate a particular space in their home, for the very first time, with a stunning looking TV stand. If you want to utilize your free time and want to use your creativity, these DIY TV stand ideas are best to follow. We’ve collected the following DIY TV stand ideas to get you on your way.
These plans will not only help you to create a place for your television but you can add a place to keep your media devices and other connected devices. You can do it by yourself using your own style. Also, there are available ideas for rustic, contemporary, industrial level and traditional looking DIY television stand ideas that you can try out in your home and save a lot of money.
1. DIY TV stand with a fireplace
You need to take a chipboard sheet and a complete set up for a fireplace with good quality metal housing. This is a good choice for small spaces and it is known as the pallet wood TV stand with a fireplace insert. It’s quite easy to set up this pallet plan by mounting cut pieces of pallet sizes.
You don’t need much time, effort or equipment to design this television stand. Select the pallet size, accordingly, and then add a sturdy border around your inserted fireplace. It will give your fireplace a rustic but elegant looking boundary. Next, you need to cover up the entire front part of it with the properly cut pieces of pallets.
Add a flat base of the pallet to the bottom and then place the top mantel. If you have the right measurements, you can make a perfect finish DIY television stand with a fireplace insert. You can use more wooden pieces to cover up the free spaces and create spaces to keep other media devices.
2. Black Elegant DIY TV stand made with pipes
This is an extremely easy DIY project for beginners. You need two wooden boards that should be the same size, good quality wood stain for a good finish, and fitting items with metal pipes to add legs. One of the most interesting parts about this project, you can add an extra wood board to create an extra shelf to keep your other electronic devices or a set-top box.
This is a modern looking DIY TV stand that is very much cost- efficient to design. Just use the fittings to set two wood boards, join them with pipes to make a small shelf, and four long black pipes to make the legs for the stand. To give it a more elegant look, use wood polish to color the wood pieces.
3. Simple and sleek DIY TV stand with wood
With good quality light wood and simple woodwork, you can make a beautiful TV stand for your home with storage options. You need to have a few pieces of scrap wood to make the stand. Use a router that will help you keep everything together.
Create a ¼ inch dado joint. Make joints on different places of the wood to make your desired design. Join the top, middle, and bottom slats with a proper wood routing process. Use nails and glue to secure them.
Then assemble the different parts. Carefully join the front pieces properly. After you have finished the assembly, use your favorite wood stain to give it a beautiful look and finish.
4. Smart easel DIY Television stand
If you have a large-sized television but want to have a sleek and smart looking TV stand to fit in a small space in your apartment, an easel television stand is a good choice for you. You can accomplish this easy DIY in no time at all.
This is a very easy project that will give your room a stunning look. You can create this using properly treated plywood.
The setting is very simple. You need two long sturdy pieces of wood for both sides. You can also create small shelves to keep the remote.
You will need wood to set up the back and it must be properly screwed in place. Use two good quality, straight, long wood pieces. Add rollers on the bottom so it will be easier to move the stand around.
5. A Dresser DIY TV stand with good storage
Dresser TV stands are always very popular choices. You can also create this DIY project using cheap materials. Making a DIY dresser TV stand is not difficult and will give you more space to keep your books, cosmetics, and many other important things. These dresser DIY TV stands are also space-saving options. Add drawers to the TV stand for even more storage.
Use good quality wood to make this TV stand and don’t forget to choose a nice paint or an elegant wood stain to finish it up. You only need wood, fittings, and paint. You can choose to paint the dresser with a brush or, easier yet, use a can of spray paint.
6. Farmhouse style traditional television stand
This is a rustic style cabinet that is perfectly suited for your farmhouse. You can make it with any kind of material you prefer including steel, aluminum, wood or even with plywood. You can add different paint finishes and hardware to make it different and unique.
You can add a door and unique door handles to make it even more unique and modern looking. Glass doors are good options you might want to look into. You will get enough storage space with this DIY traditional style TV stand for so many of your other items. This is a sturdy design to keep your televisions and many other essentials in one place.
7. Apothecary DIY console
The Apothecary console can be made with the right tools, fittings, and lumber. You can start the process by cutting the lumber, making holes in the boards, then properly assembling the console. Attach each piece one by one, accordingly.
Then paint it as per your preference to give it a unique look. This console comes with plenty of space while still looking very modern and stylish. You can add as many shelves as you want or need. Note: this design looks best in nice white paint.
While these consoles are now high-in-demand. you can make it at a very cheap cost by following the DIY process. You need to go step by step to do it right. You can also design it with doors for secure storage. This design is very simple and sleek while offering great storage.
8. Industrial style console table
Simple but unique describes this beautiful console TV stand. You can use it as your table as well as a TV stand. This project is also quite easy to bring together.
You can make this DIY console Television table with wood and pipe. The pipe can be used to make the legs of the console. For storage purposes, you can make it by following a simple process of just adding the pieces of plywood.
For a nicer look, you can add a glossy paint finish to the wood and don’t forget to color the pipes of the legs. This is a perfect DIY TV stand idea for beginners. This can be created using very few items. Whether using this console for your TV or to display some of your personal items, it’s a lovely piece for your room.
9. Box style DIY TV stand
Yes, you can add this design to your DIY TV stand ideas. This one of the easiest and requires only a few things. When you are looking for a creative but pocket-friendly DIY project for your home, this one should be on the top of your list. If you have two wooden boxes that are not in use, use them to make a rustic looking, space-saving, and stylish Television stand.
Even with minimal carpentry work, you can make this effortlessly. Just add two boxes with screws placing the large box on top. Now paint the wood with your chosen finish and place your television on it. Just use the free spaces of the box to keep DVDs, set-top box, and more.
10. DIY glass television stand
Glass is always a sophisticated choice to add to your DIY TV stand ideas. You need three pieces of hard, sturdy glass, two pipes, and screws to join the pieces. With just a little drilling or glass work, you can make this TV stand easily.
The design does not require paint or finish but you might consider adding wheels to the legs of the stand. This will allow you to move the table to different places very easily. When working on this project, be very careful because the glass can break easily. Go step-by-step and use a little bit of mastery. You can complete this DIY project very easily.
11. DIY corner television stand
When it comes to saving space, corner TV stands are best. You can make them out of wood, with plywood or even by using metals such as aluminum. This is also a great design for a farmhouse.
Just use the 2/6 inch wood pieces and make the legs with other pieces of wood. The step-by-step process includes joining the wood pieces, screwing them tightly, and finally applying a great finish. You can use contrast colors for the shelves and the legs of the corner table.
A dark and light color combination is best for this TV stand. Just a little bit of carpentry is all it takes for this television stand. The corner stand is ideal for that one corner you can’t seem to do anything with. This is another rustic design for your television stand.
12. X style wooden console
This is another rustic style console or DIY television stand that comes with shelves to keep your books, DVD devices, etc. It comes with great storage space and is a unique design. You should use X style wood pieces at the corners to give your television stand a unique look.
This is an affordable project made of 2×4-inch wood pieces. This is a simple but elegant and very affordable DIY project. You need to have the right tools, coloring materials, glue, and nails to design the console. Also, you can change the look of the console completely by adding different colors and using your creativity.
13. Most pocket-friendly DIY TV stand with fruit crates
If you often buy a lot of fruits and have a collection of fruits crates, don’t throw them out. You can use them to make a beautiful and unique TV stand for your living room. You will also have an abundance of storage to boot!
Place the crates to form a perfect rectangular shape that is more than strong enough to hold your television effortlessly. The open spaces in the crates are ideal for storing items such as your DVD machine, CD and DVD collections books, and so many other things.
Only use strong fruit crates that are also somewhat thicker. Join them together with screws or a very strong glue. As these crates are made from wood, you can keep them natural for a very rustic look or use a nice stain and polish for a more elegant appearance.
14. Cable drum TV stand, another cost-effective DIY project
Do you have a large cable drum? If so, don’t waste it by keeping it outside your home or in your backyard. They can be very useful for creating your DIY TV stand. This is a cost-efficient idea and looks beautiful when you’ve finished the entire project.
To start this project, you need a few carpenter tools. First, cut the drum in half. If you have the other part, you can use them both. Take wood pallets to make the board of your stand.
Use wood glue to join them together. Now install the flat large flat screen television onto this board. To keep your DVD collections and other items, you can use that half circle part of the drum. Making this DIY TV stand is immensely easy.
15. Corner TV stand with wood pallets
Making this TV stand is very easy and it takes very little time. So, if you want a DIY TV stand project you can complete over the weekend, this design is for you. This is a creative idea and you can do without a lot of woodworking skills and knowledge.
You need to use rustic wood pallets. Start by collecting different sized wood pallets. You need to cut the wood pieces in your desired sizes and shapes. Now use glue to join the pallets and add a paint finish to give it a sophisticated look.
With your own creativity, you can give it a vintage style look. You can use a strong metal platform to make a large back for the TV stand. The design is very simple.
16. Simple DIY TV stand for your home
You need to choose a good quality wood. You can use the wood that you may have found around your house. You will need to create the top and bottom pieces and then cut the rest of the wood into sizes to form the cubes. Assemble the cubes on either side and stacked from the top to the bottom.
Screw and nail all the pieces into place and you’re done, you have created a beautiful DIY TV stand with your signature touch. You can choose wood polish or color to finish it off or leave the wood natural for a nice rustic look.
17. Another design one with un-used wood pallets, for a modern and unique looking console
This DIY TV stand is pretty amazing for a modern looking room, adding a wonderful touch to your modern décor. Use the unused wood pallets to design this smart “G” style console. Because this is a spacious TV stand, you can add books, a stereo system, DVD devices, and more.
This is a large TV stand that comes with a lot of space. Paint it white to suit your modern look and stylish interior or choose a color that matches your walls. Use an iron frame or iron stand to increase its strength and durability.
18. Wall mounted DIY TV stands for your home corner
If you want a space-saver DIY TV stand in your room, you should choose one that is wall mounted. Your best choice for wood should be bent pine. This is an excellent design if you have children in your home.
You need to adjust different racks at the corner of your room. You can color the wood to match your wall color. Secure the wood by applying bolts and screws into its studs. Now you can mount your flat TV in the corner.
Just install a strong bracket on the back of the television then secure the heavy TV in place. This DIY TV stand is perfect when you share the room with small children.
19. Handmade DIY simple TV stand
Do you have some skills and some knowledge of carpentry? If yes, then making this TV stand will be much easier for you. The simplicity of this design can surely add elegance to the look of your room.
You need to plan and cut the wood pieces properly to make this unique piece of furniture. Use screws to connect all the pieces, one by one, then move on to the next row. Once the base is ready, It’s time to make the legs. You can use either steel pipes or cinder blocks to create the legs than glue or screw them into place.
20. DIY media console with pottery barn
This is a standalone DIY TV stand idea that you can use for a number of purposes. This pottery barn TV stand can change the look of your entire room. Choose your own style and put all the pieces together. Connect the pieces properly and then sand the edges.
To attach the knobs, drill holes and secure them with screws. You can paint this console in any color you want or match a specific color in your room.
21. DIY walnut wood TV stand
Want to create a farmhouse effect with a sense of extreme exclusivity? Then this is a simple, exquisite, stunning project to work on. For decoration and design, you can use the plant stands too.
You need to build up the stand first by using a good quality walnut wood stand or boards if you prefer. These boards are much sturdier than wood pallets and look very unique.
You can make it more secure, by using the galvanized pipes or metal pipes. Design it to suit your personal taste.
22. Trendy mid-century DIY TV stand
This is a challenging project but if you have time, it will be well worth it. For the top, choose a metal base that will work with the large wall slabs. It will also give your TV stand added stability.
Use nails and screws to connect them together. Drill a hole from the bottom to the middle part of the first slab; this is to run the wires to and from your television. Add a TV holder that can hold your large television firmly in place.
Adjust the racks to suit you. The set up is ready to give it a final touch. Double check the stand to ensure it will not wobble.
23. Wall mounted small DIY TV stand
For small spaces or small apartments, having a wall mounted TV stand is the best option. This is a sleek design you should add to your DIY TV stand ideas. You can make it by using two wood pallets.
Use screws and nails to install the pallets. If you wish, you can add more pieces to make shelves to store your stereo system or set-top box.
24. Log and pallet DIY TV stand
This is an interesting TV stand that you can design with sections of logs. First, start by framing the television with different logs. You can use the logs to make it look like bricks. You can also use wood pallets and logs to design your new creation with shelves.
Use good quality deck boards to make the structure. Seal and stain the structure properly. This can also serve as a complete entertainment center for you. The design offers a lot of space for DVD players, stereo systems, books, DVD collections and more.
25. DIY wardrobe TV stand
You can make a really unique TV stand that has a wardrobe closet attached, just make sure you have enough wood. Just above your flat screen television, attach another board to serve as a place to keep your laptop. Lastly, design some lower shelves for your DVDs, Stereo System, etc. Not only is this a really easy design to create but is also a very affordable DIY TV stand.
DIY TV stand ideas are many and it all depends on your creativity and your requirements. You can make them easily with simple wood pieces, a DIY TV stand with pipes, glass, etc.
These designs are better than ready-made units because you can change the designs, shape them to fit your space, and how you want them to look. You can also find many tutorials online to help you out or guide you along. You can define your plan using your creativity and additional ideas.