In need an awesome idea for a DIY TV stand project? Whether a small or a big room, you need a proper place for your TV. With their ever slimmer designs, your TVs need special cares and places.
TV stand comes to solve the problem. Now you have almost unlimited style of TV stands, from the classic to the contemporary styles. And you can choose one of them according the style of your living rooms.
But if you prefer the old ways, building the TV stand yourself, here we have 25 awesome DIY TV stands for you to try.
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1. Easy DIY TV Stand, Easel Style
Need a TV stand for a small space? No Problem. Remember the last time you paints some nice pictures on an easel? Now you turn the ease into a TV stand. It won’t eat your room, you even can set them on a corner.
If you want the more contemporary style, the following is a superb example. You have a simple design, thick with Nordic efficient lines. And if you want to build it in your next project plan, this design also won’t cost you much –in time or money.
2. Barn Style TV Stand with Fireplace
Wood lovers now that nothing compare to wooden stuff when they talk about warmness vibes. Wooden structure or furniture are best at giving you the pleasant and cozy air. That’s probably the reason of why the rustic or barn style you always love barn style.
A touch of barn style to the living room is worth to try, like this rustic TV stand with fireplace. There’s no intricate decoration, all are in its raw look. But that’s the reason this setup is so much loved. Right?
3. Neat Industrial TV Stand for Contemporary Room
A contemporary living room needs a contemporary TV stand. Ever consider one with industrial flair? If you love neat, efficient, and uncomplicated design, this design is yours to try.
Want to try it in your DIY project? Sure. If you have the basic cutting and welding skills, then all you have to do is finding the right materials; some solid woods (try reclaimed woods to low the budget), and several metal for the structures.
4. Wooden TV Stand for Small Spaces
Still looking for a suitable TV stand for small spaces? Here’s another design for you. It’s a bit complicated than the first design (see list no.1), but you can still make it in your DIY project, as the structure only has several parts –and all are exposed.
The design still in line with the easel TV stand, but this design has more stabilized base. As this stand use four support points, compared to 3 points on the previous model.
5. Simple DIY TV Stand with Grocery Crates
When it comes to designing a TV stand, only imagination is your limit. Here’s the example: a TV stand out of wood grocery crates. With a simple and quick setup, you have this shabby chic stand.
Like to have one? Here’re what you need:
- Four wooden grocery crates.
If you have the time, you can build this crates yourself with some reclaimed woods or even wood pallets. But, if you want the easier way, you can always purchase the crates.
- Several old vases or bottles.
- Evergreen indoor plants
How to do it?
- Just like shown on the picture, stack all the crates into one 2×2 square structure, with the opening facing forward. Your stand is ready.
- To add rustic vibes, place the old vases or bottles (plus the plants) inside one or two of the crates.
- Mount the TV on the top. Enjoy your super simple TV stand.
6. Cheap TV Stands, Effective to Hide the Wiring
Neat people hate a messy living room –messy TV cables included. Are you the one? The one who always strives to hide the cabling and wiring in the house? Then you need to consider this TV stand.
It’s cheap and effective in hiding your TV wiring. If time available, you also can make it yourself easily. This wall-mounted stand is set so on the wall, that it hide the power plug –hiding the wiring from your neat sight.
7. Cool Small TV Stand from Plywood
Want to make a DIY TV stand with the retro 50s kicks? Here we offer you one. It’s easy enough to build and, once completed, it easily helps you to fly back into the great and glory of 50s.
To help you start the project, you can imagine this TV stand as a retro tall coffee table with minimalist shelf inserted between the pointy legs. Once you grasped this concept, the rest of the project steps are easy.
8. Easy TV Stand with Cinder Blocks
Ok, you only have piles of old wood planks and several unsightly cinder blocks on the corner. And you want to have a cool TV stand out of them. Possible? Yes. You can have it, just like the example. And here’re the step.
What you need:
- Six cinder blocks. You may sand the blocks for smoother and neater look.
- Several planks of reclaimed wood
- Saw, a hand saw will do if you don’t have the mechanical one.
- A hammer and enough nails
How to build the stand?
- First, you need to make the wood crates. Those two crates will determine the size of your TV stand. Be sure that they have the same as 2 stack of cinder blocks (see the picture).
- Set the crates side by side. Flank them with cinder blocks, 2 stacks on each sides.
- Put wood planks on the structure. Put cinder blocks on it, a block on each of sides (in live with previous blocks)
- Lastly, put other wood planks on the blocks. This will be the TV stand’s top.
- Your woods and cinder blocks TV stand is ready.
9. Floating TV Stand with Drawers
When you need more leg rooms but you also need to find better place for the TV, try a minimalist floating TV stand. The design hugs the wall, no legs needed. You can size up the stand to fit in with the any room sizes.
For your DIY projects, solid woods gives you warm and exclusive look to this TV stand with shelves design. For a more affordable materials, build this with plywood or the like.
10. Simple DIY TV Stand with Pipes
Still love the industrial look? Now we offer you a TV stand with steam punk flairs. You, of course, can make it yourself in a snap. The materials are easy to find, and they are also affordable.
Stuff you need:
- Solid wood planks. This setup want you to have four wood planks, but you can improvise with the number.
- Four length of metal plumbing pipes
- Pipe joints, fittings and the flanges
How to make:
- Prepare the shelves. Cut the planks into four planks of the same sizes. This will be the shelves.
- Bore each planks on their four corners. The resulted holes are for the pipes.
- Prepare the pipes. Insert the pipes into the holes of the planks, so it looks like the example.
- Separate each planks with pipe fittings.
- Hold the structure on the wall by fixing two pipes to the wall with flanges.
- Your TV stand is ready.
11. Warm Metal-Wood TV Stand with Shelves System
Contemporary furniture designers love to combine wood and metal materials. For the contemporary eyes, the combination looks neat and chic. The TV stand design proves it.
Alone, the wood cabinet is enough if you want to make it a minimalist TV stand with shelves. With the additional metal support structures, you can improvise two other storage system above the cabinet and a floating TV stand setup.
12. Super Easy Flat Screen Wood TV Stand
Corner TV stand again, a corner stand that fits perfectly for any of corner in the house. And the design is so simple that you can make it in a breeze, provided you have the materials and the basic carpentry tools.
For this DIY TV stand set up, you need 2 triangular wood structures. Be sure the sizes fit perfectly with the corner’s sizes. And then set the structures on the corner of the room, one above the other, like the picture. Put a TV bracket on it and your flat screen TV stand is ready.
13. Elegant TV Stand with Sliding Doors
You’ve met a retro-contemporary TV stand design up on the list before. Now we take you to the country side to meet this country style TV stand with doors. The stands still retains its elegant old classic lines. All the while, it also offers rustic vibes with its sliding doors –barns style. An eclectic and unique air build up around this stand design. Love to have one?
14. Distressed TV Stand for your Cottage Living Room
Having an old unused cabinet? Try to repurpose the furniture into something awesome like this plan. You have a TV stand from repurposed small cabinet. You have the stand. And you have an ample storage system.
If the old paint still clinging to the furniture, that will be better. Because, with only few sanding jobs, you can have the rustic distressed style that make its character looks stronger.
15. Solid Wood DIY TV Stand with Hairpin Legs
Here’s another simple TV stand design for your next DIY project. In this project you need some solid wood planks, and four hairpin table legs. That’s all. Once completed, you have a solid minimalist TV stand, full with 50s vibes, in your living room.
16. Movable TV Stand with Wheels System
A problem of a furniture is that it often difficult to move. So you have to be sure of the placement before setting it in a room –or you have to move it again and again in an arduous process.
To overcome the problem, this TV stand offers a clever trick: giving it wheels. This old school wheels, apart of its practicality, also blends well with the TV stand design. So, now if you don’t want difficulties in moving your TV stand, by giving it wheels.
17. Floating TV Stand with Shelves and Storage System
Another floating TV stand? Yes, sure. And now it comes with enough storage system for your stuff. This DIY TV stand also looks lovely in your minimalist living room. You can make it with plywood or solid wood. Whatever materials you choose, it always combines well with the wood paneling.
18. Cheap DIY Pallet TV Stand
With a little imagination, you can turn a pile of wood pallets into a charming TV stand. And here’s the example for you. You still have the rugged look of a wood pallet, but the stand design able to smooth it and emphasis its raw beauty.
If you’re new in a DIY project, this TV stand plan is right for a starting point. It almost cost nothing, as you use wood pallets. And you won’t regret either, in case you have to fail the project -it’s a cheap wood pallet crafting project after all.
19. Elegant Corner TV Stand for Small Living Room
You have met at least two corner TV stands. All are of floating types. Now you get the regular one, this elegant small TV stand.
This small TV stand can sits nicely in a small living room or any corner of small minimalist rooms. Put light color (in the example, white) on the stand, it help to make the small rooms feel larger and fresher.
20. Hidden DIY TV stand
If you don’t want any distraction from technological advancement (like TV) all the time, put the TV in this TV stand. This stand is perfect haven for your TV, it also can hid the TV from your eyes when not in use.
The secret is two door panels that cover the front side of this TV stand. You can slide the doors to the opposite sides of the stand to open it (or slide it back, to close and hide the TV again), as the door hung on a sliding mechanism.
21. Contemporary TV Stand with Wood Block Insert
Now concrete is not only for your wall, floor, or roof. Concrete has become a staple of interior designer. The grey curvy TV stand in the example is also of concrete. The engineering technology advancements now enable you to have slim and easy-to-manipulate concrete. On of the result is this concrete stand. To add the warm vibes, a wood block is inserted into it.
22. Slim TV Stand with Small Shelves
For your bedroom, you have several alternative of TV stands. You can have a retractable stand, a wall stand, a dresser TV stand, or just a standalone slim TV stand like this picture.
Not only for a bedroom, you also may set the stand for your living room. The design gives a contemporary air to the room. This TV stand also has ample shelves for your stuff.
23. Modern DIY TV Stand with Dresser
This TV stand is your other alternative of the previous bedroom stand. This time you have a solid TV stand with dresser in a chic modern style.
If you want to build the stand in a DIY project, the TV stand also offers basic designs. So you can replicate it easily, with some of basic tools. To get the exclusive look, try to find quality wood planks.
24. DIY Ceiling Retractable TV Mount
As alternative of a TV stand, you have a TV mount. This mount is particularly useful if you want to have special feature about how your TV appear to you. In this example, you meet a retractable TV mount, set on the ceiling.
When you don’t want to watch TV, the TV is in retracted position, close to the ceiling. If you want to watch TV, the mount let the TV pulled down and you’re ready to enjoy the TV shows.
25. DIY TV Stand with Ambient Light, in Vintage Style
Lighting is a major factor in an interior design project. It gives the room its soul. A good lighting also helps boosting your positive mood. For the reason, you may find several type of interior lighting, being the ambient light as one of them.
Ambient light complement the main lighting in the room. It helps to add the ‘depth’ atmosphere of the room. It makes an object stands out, just like the vintage styled TV stand pictured here.
26. Light and Fresh Corner TV Stand in Cascading Style
This corner style won’t hinder you from seeing most of the corner area, so it won’t makes a room (especially small room) feels cramped or hectic. The key is its light design, which is featured with cascading style of light wood structures. In this design, each levels serve as shelves.
27. Outdoor DIY TV Stand with Cover
For the patio, deck, or garden, this outdoor TV sand design is yours. The design includes a robust cover to protect the TV from the elements. This design also has other function, as cloth hanger. Seeing the simple construction, we sure you can make it yourself in your free time. And now, you have no reason to not watching TV while doing activities outside.
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Picking easy, and also cheap DIY TV stand might present challenges for some of us. But here we’ve try to compile some of the most awesome and replicable.
And now you have all the 25 of DIY TV Stands, from the most simple to some of the intricate designs. Some even you can build it with only basic tools. We hope you enjoy this list. Enjoy your day and have a good time.