Zach Henderson's Profile
I have always been deeply appreciative of woodworking. My grandfather had a workshop in the back of his garage with a potbellied wood stove, antique power tools, and drawers and drawers of screws, nails, hinges, hooks, tacks, wingnuts, and basically any type of fastener or fixture that you might need, want, or loathe to throw out. I guess it stuck with me.
In 2007 my wife and I bought our first home. Built in the late 1800's, it has a lot of character, including a low-ceilinged basement built into the rubble foundation. It wasn't much but I told myself I would turn it into my first workshop - even if the door to the basement was too narrow and awkward to allow a potbellied wood stove to pass through.
My first project was a set of three jigsaw puzzles that I made for my nephew. They were painstakingly cut with a coping saw and I sanded them until…
- Joined January 14, 2012