Season 1, Episode 2

Front Patio

William and Elizabeth Shatner have never loved the front of their 100-year-old home. The front door is tucked away, down and around the front patio, so their guests have no idea where to enter, the wrought iron trellises that are holding up the overhang are rusted and the terra cotta tiles are chipped and worn. William wants a grand first impression for his friends and family and he'll get it by completely demolishing the existing front patio and in its place building an enclosed front entry, complete with arched windows and a grand front door. Inside, new hardwood floors will replace the terra cotta tiles and the ceiling will get the same hardwood treatment as the floors, giving the new room a warm and welcoming feel. They'll also knock down the walls that currently separate the front patio from the living and dining rooms, giving the whole front of the house a wide open, breezy feel.
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William Shatner and His Harley

Besides his work in TV and film, William Shatner has also written novels and screenplays. In his free time, he rides his Harley Davidson, plays poker and raises American Saddlebred horses on his farm near Versailles, Kentucky. Here, Shatner secures his motorcycle on a trailer, while construction takes place inside the house as seen on DIY Network's The William Shatner Project.

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After: Shatner's Open Kitchen

The walls separating the kitchen from the dining room, left, and the living room, right. were opened to create a batter flow and more modern feel. The kitchen was entirely renovated, with a large, single island replacing the two outdated islands, with custom lights created by project designer Jinnie Choi, news cabinets, GE appliances, and two custom kennels and a prep area dedicated to the Shatners' beloved dogs as seen on DIY Network’s The Shatner Project.

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William and Liz Shatner

As seen on DIY Network's The William Shatner Project, William Shatner and his wife Liz pause on their Studio City home's new porch during construction. The extensive remodeling includes the Shatners' house's porch, entry way, living and dining rooms, media room, and an entirely new kitchen.

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The Update Dining Room

The dining room features updated furniture, and the wall separating it from the renovated kitchen is now open, creating a better flow and a more modern feel. With the window treatment removed, more natural light floods the space, while the arc of the window adds to the home's Mediterranean style as seen on DIY Network’s The Shatner Project.

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Bill and Liz Shatner Take a Break

As seen on DIY Network's The William Shatner Project, William Shatner and his wife Liz pause on their Studio City home's new porche during construction. The extensive remodeling includes the Shatners' house's porche, entry way, living and dining rooms, media room, and an entirely new kitchen.

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Hardwood Floors Mirror Ceiling

In the back living room, the floor is now a dark hardwood that runs through both living rooms, the powder room, dining room and enclosed porch, and custom lights created by project designer Jinnie Choi hang from the ceiling. The water feature boasts new, low water plants. Hardwood floors mimic the ceiling design and make the greenery around the room really pop. A neutral, patterned area rug is a cozy touch that pulls the room together as seen on DIY Network’s The Shatner Project.

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Shatner Powder Room

As seen on DIY Network's The William Shatner Project, the Shatners' beautiful Studio City, CA residence now accurately depicts the couple's love for Mediterranean style after extensive renovations. The entry foyer has been closed off from the old porch and transformed into a guest powder room. The old entry doors have been re-purposed as the powder room doors, in keeping with the Shatners' philosophy of reusing materials when possible.

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William and Liz Shatner at Home

William Shatner makes his return to TV ... this time on DIY Network! Shatner and his wife Liz update a few rooms in their beautiful, Mediterranean-style home in Studio City, Calif., on DIY Network's The William Shatner Project. Here, Bill and Liz pause in their living room which will be renovated along with their porch, entry way, living and dining rooms, media room, and kitchen.

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After: Back Living Room

In the back living room, the water feature boast new, low water plants, and the floor is now a dark hardwood that runs through both living rooms, the powder room, dining room and the newly enclosed porch. Jaw-dropping light fixtures created by project designer Jinnie Choi, and a stone fireplace bring a more Mediterranean feel to the spacious living room, as seen on DIY Network’s The Shatner Project.

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After: Updated Shatner Kitchen

The wall separating the kitchen from the dining room was opened to create a batter flow and more modern feel. The kitchen was entirely renovated, with a large, single island replacing the two outdated islands, with custom lights created by project designer Jinnie Choi, news cabinets, GE appliances, and two custom kennels and a prep area dedicated to the Shatners' beloved dogs as seen on DIY Network’s The Shatner Project.

Photo By: Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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