A DIY entertainment center is a perfect way to house and store all your electronic entertainment devices in an attractive manner. It’s a perfect way to showcase your large, flat screen television and keep the gaming system, DVR, DVD player, keyboard and other devices tucked away out-of-sight. Some of these designs provide plans to create open shelving so decorative items can be displayed so the entertainment center can become the focal point of the room, while some of the free project plans enable you to build hidden storage so the media center will blend in with the room decor. Whatever stylish design you need, one of these 12 DIY entertainment center ideas is sure to meet that need.
Stylish and flexible, these free plans will enable you to create a media bridge to fit the available space and is suitable for any room in your home. Open display shelves along with cabinet doors make this media bridge a perfect storage solution.
Corner Entertainment Center
Fill that empty corner of the room with a stylish and functional homemade entertainment center. Step by step plans will show you how to build this attractive unit that will house all your electronics in style.
Simple open shelving crezzzated from metal pipe and wood fits in perfectly with an industrial design theme. Clean lines, modern look, easy to build to your exact room specifications. This industrial look could be used to create other furniture pieces for the room as well to create a cohesive industrial look for the entire room. See the instructions for this diy entertainment center.
Built-in TV Center
This floor to ceiling design provides plenty of stylish storage and is the WOW factor in any room. Lighted open shelving provides space to display photos and books while cabinets doors hide away the electronic clutter. This built-in TV center provides great storage for a family room and is large enough to hold children’s toys as well as electronics.
Build an eco-friendly TV center with these free pallet plans. Recycle wooden pallets by turning them into an attractive piece of furniture that will house all of your electronic devices. Add metal wheels for an industrial look and to make it easy to move for cleaning.
Clean line design gives a modern modular look to this DIY entertainment center. The geometric pattern creates an unusual and attractive piece of wood furniture that will hold a variety of electronics, books and photos. Paint the wood or leave natural, and build it to your size specifications with these free plans.
Use these entertainment center plans to create a custom built-in to fit any room of your home. High-end design created on a low-budget that will provide attractive storage to keep all your media components housed together in one unit.
Clean line design and white paint make this DIY entertainment center look like it came from a furniture showroom floor. Easy to build DIY project with a simple idea of white paint and black hardware to give the furniture piece an updated and modern look.
Metal and Wood
Low built cabinet created from metal and wood provides a modern industrial design TV cabinet that fits into any small space. Large enough to hold all electronics behind cabinet doors and hold a large screen television, yet small enough to fit into a city apartment.
Bamboo Entertainment Center
Use these plans to build an attractive, eco-friendly entertainment center using bamboo in just one day. Just a few dollars, one day and these free detailed plans will get you this attractive and functional DIY entertainment center for your home. Feel good with this build knowing that bamboo wood is a renewable resource that is durable, inexpensive and lovely to look at.
Rustic Media Center
When a rustic or shabby chic look is desired, these free plans will help you achieve that look to house all your media components. Slim, clean line design takes up only a small space in the room, yet it provides plenty of storage with both open shelves and closed cabinetry. Hardware and paint color choices can make this design work for a rustic or shabby chic interior design.
Slide Out Shelving
All the electric components that are needed to make our entertainment device works can create a tangled jumble of wires behind the television. Getting to all those wires, cables, power strips, etc. can be a hassle, unless the television and components sit on slide out shelves. This DIY idea is a perfect solution for having easy access to all the wires behind your media center. Slide out the shelving to plug and un-plug, slide shelving back for a slim media center that has both open shelves and closed cabinets.